Coastal News

VCH Chronic Disease Services runs successful shoe drive for Connect Days during Homelessness Action Week

During the North Shore Connect Days Shoe Drive, North Shore Chronic Disease Services collected 27 boxes of footwear and seven bags of socks! There were many hands that made the shoe drive a success! From volunteers Liz & Bev Parslow, who canvas and collect shoes all year round, to employees and public members who generously contributed shoes and donations.

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St. Mary’s Hospital mark VCH first with Cerner patient information system

A VCH-first took place yesterday at St. Mary’s Hospital when staff and physicians across the hospital began using the Scheduling and Registration functions of the new Cerner Millennium system.

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Lions Gate Hospital Foundation seeks staff award nominations

LGH Foundation Awards nominations are welcomed and must be in by the Friday, Nov. 16 deadline. Nominate a colleague you feel has gone above and beyond.

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World Breastfeeding Week celebrated in VCH

Mothers in Vancouver, North Vancouver, Pemberton and Richmond kicked off the 2012 World Breastfeeding Week on September 29. This year’s theme was: Go green – Reduce your footprint and breastfeed your baby.

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HOpe Centre construction kicks off

Staff and local dignitaries assembled today (Thursday, Oct. 11) on the LGH campus to mark the beginning of construction of the HOpe Centre.

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What’s on the menu at LGH’s Terrace Cafe?

Find out what’s on the menu for the Terrace Cafe at Lions Gate Hospital during the week of Oct. 22 – 26, 2012

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Coastal’s People First winners shine

The PARIS team and Finance Director Mark Delivuk are the two Coastal People First winners who were recognized for their hard work at the recent Oct. 1 Strategic Implementation Forum.

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What’s on the menu at LGH’s Terrace Cafe?

See what’s on the menu for LGH’s Terrace Cafe for the week of Oct. 8, 2012

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Lions Gate Hospital physicians improve treatment through research

On September 19th, North Shore Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) presented research grants to three doctors at Lions Gate Hospital (LGH). Each will use the funding to conduct a medical research study on the North Shore, advancing knowledge and improving medical procedures in their area of specialty.

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Greek Fest fund raiser raises spirits and more than $5,000

Last week’s sold-out Greek Fest lunch put smiles on plenty of faces and raised more than $5,000 towards the Endoscopy Campaign thanks to the efforts of local sponsors, volunteers and hungry diners.

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