Coastal News

Coastal residential care residents chip in to help encourage hand hygiene

Enthusiastic Evergreen House residents are volunteering to be part of a friendly and effective method of increasing hand hygiene in the residential care facility.

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Kelle Payne: Coastal’s latest People First award winner

Kelle Payne is Coastal’s latest recipient of a People First Award, being honoured at the most recent True North Forum last week.

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Helping patients navigate the unknown waters of complex health conditions

Princeton Huang loves his role as he educates and informs patients with multiple chronic health conditions in his role as a North Shore Chronic Disease Coordinator.

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North Shore & LGH Photo ID process changes in early February

Effective February 5, 2013, North Shore and Lions Gate Hospital Staff, physicians and volunteers will notice changes to the process for getting new or replacement photo ID cards.

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LGH patient thanks staff for their care

Thankful patient sends appreciation to LGH staff and physicians for recent care.

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Calm and concern of LGH Emerg staff and physicians draws rave review

Read why a recent LGH Emerg. patient characterizes his experience as: “From my position, it was a sight to see such a carefully, seemingly effortless choreographed event stream by.”

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Make 2013 Your Year to Kick the Butt

If you are thinking of quitting smoking during the Holidays you may want to take advantage of some of the great services that Vancouver Coastal Health and the BC Government offer to improve your chances of success.

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Ersing’s tree commemorates dedication of patients-first Powell River nurse

Powell River staff commemorated Ersing Hanegraaf’s commitment to serving patients by planting a tree in her honour.

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Coastal outbreaks update

Evergreen House
We are continuing to experience patients coming down with influenza here at EGH, requiring us to maintain the closure of 1 South, 2 South, 3 South, 1 North and 2 North.

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Harvest Project extends significant thank you to North Shore VCH staff

The North Shore’s Harvest Project extends their thanks to VCH staff at LGH and across the North Shore for their contributions to the Harvest Project.

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