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Richmond to open its first CHC

VCH Richmond’s first Community Health Centre could be operational by late 2018. The city centre site on Alderbridge Way will increase VCH Richmond’s ability to bring complimentary programs and services together under one roof.

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“I couldn’t have chosen a better profession”

(VIDEO) Meet three nurse practitioners (and one dog) who find caring for residents both rewarding and life-affirming.

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Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) Update

After being temporarily assigned to help with the overdose crisis the Mobile Medical Unit’s (MMU) deployment on the Downtown Eastside (DTES) is ending.

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Influence of Partner Advisors grows in Richmond MHSU

VCH Richmond marks Mental Health Week, May 1 to 7, with a record number of Patient Advisors now embedded into Mental Health and Substance Use services and programs. The milestone underscores the Richmond MHSU core value that clients and families have a critical role to play in planning, evaluating and delivering services.

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Powell River nurse practitioner Erin Berukoff is helping to empower patients

I love seeing the pumped reaction of patients when they’ve made small changes and can see the positive results.

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“She’s like a daughter to me”

In the West End, seniors are living better, longer, in their own homes with the help of Jo Birdsall, nurse practitioner and honorary daughter to grateful patients.

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Public Health and Primary Care join forces at Foundry North Shore

‘There isn’t a place that envelopes everything like Foundry will.’

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New Adult Day Program spaces in Richmond

Program will be co-located in S.U.C.C.E.S.S. assisted living facility, Austin Harris Residence in Steveston.

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Nurse practitioner trio takes to the streets

In the Downtown Eastside, a team of nurse practitioners is pounding the pavement to lower barriers to care for Vancouver’s most vulnerable residents.

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Cedarview Lodge Day Respite Program takes care of clients and caregivers

North Shore respite program enables earlier discharges from LGH thanks to community supports.

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