Coastal News

North Shore residents: take the survey, win an iPad

Have you taken the Public Health’s survey yet? Fill out the VCH North Shore Wellness Survey and you could win an iPad, Grouse Mountain passes, or a grocery gift card. And if you refer five friends to complete the survey, you’ll be entered in a bonus draw to win an iPod.

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Powell River community steps up for VCH-Coastal

The Powell River Health Care Auxiliary recently donated more than $1 million towards VCH-Coastal facilities and programs in the community.

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Sunshine Coast residents get heart healthy close to home

A collaborative effort across organizations has produced a guided recovery program for Sunshine Coast residents that will save time, money and lives. Sunshine Coast residents now have a local option for a Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, an activity that’s been proven to improve the lives of recovering cardiac patients.

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LGH Terrace Cafe holds gingerbread house contest for Christmas

To participate in the contest, you must pick up the gingerbread kit by December 15th and return your completed house to them by December 21st.

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Coastal team holds successful first-ever Geriatric Psychiatric Confererence to standing room only crowd

The Coastal Older Adult Mental Health team held a Geriatric Psychiatric Conference for a wide variety or practitioners recently on the North Shore.

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Bella Bella earthquake response impresses resident

When an emergency took place in the Bella Bella community in late October, RW Large Memorial showed their professionalism and community spirit.

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Squamish General staff have fun and scare up a generous donation to local Food Bank

Squamish General Hospital staff had some Hallowe’en fun and raised food and funds for the local Food Bank.

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Nominate a colleague today for the North Shore Health Care Awards for Outstanding Achievement!

Friday, Nov. 16th is the deadline for nominating someone for this year’s LGH foundation North Shore Health Care Awards for Outstanding Achievement.

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LGH Terrace Cafe becomes greener with launch of organics recycling

Staff, patients and visitors are now able to recycle food leftovers and other organic materials as part of a new program being launched in the LGH Terrace Cafeteria.

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Coastal Staff Forums kick off in Pemberton/Whistler and Powell River

Coastal staff forums for Fall 2012 kicked off last week with well-attended group meetings and plenty of discussion and questions around VCH’s True North rollout and other local projects underway.

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