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Planning progresses for new residential care facility

The planning process to redevelop the former Richmond Lions Manor site in Steveston is now underway. The Fentiman Site Redevelopment Project — as it is now known — is well positioned to bring a new and innovative aging-in-place community to South Richmond.

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Digital Health Week: Bella Bella’s connection to BC Children’s Hospital tele-PICU a life saver

R.W. Large Memorial Hospital staff share tele-PICU story to highlight Digital Health Week.

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My VCH survey highlights and what’s next

A message from President and CEO Mary Ackenhusen: “We now know where we stand and we have clear information on which we can act and improve.”

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Q&A: Dr. Scholtens on her new book and working with refugees

“Your Heart is the Size of Your Fist” documents Dr. Scholtens’ experience working as a physician at Bridge Clinic.

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Fall prevention tips to share with your patients

Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose from VCH’s Research Institute shares tips on how you can help keep seniors safe.

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VIDEO: Designing the future of surgery

Nurses, physicians and other periop staff are participating in a series of simulation exercises to design Vancouver General Hospital’s new surgical suite.

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Contest alert! Complete your CIS privacy module to enter to win a festive lunch

Deadline to complete mandatory online Clinical Information System (CIS) privacy module is November 30. Early bird deadline is Nov. 24.

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Partnership spells success for school-aged kids in Richmond

Richmond Community and Family Health delivers a three-day learning module for the Richmond School District that focuses on assisting children with special needs with OT, PT and nursing supports.

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RH surgical program earns prestigious quality designation

Sixty-six of 680 participating hospitals across North America achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2016. Richmond Hospital was one of them.

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“The best ‘thank you’ there is”

Thanks to an initiative at VGH, patients are sharing their inspiring stories of recovery and life after discharge with ICU and ED nurses and physicians.

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