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Research Day: Supporting primary & community care – the backbone of health care.

If we don’t have the proper supports in place in primary and community care, we are putting the whole health care system at risk.

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Immunization: Fact vs Fiction (Next All-Staff Forum)

Did you know that adults are the most common source of pertussis infection in infants?

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Overdose Awareness Day – this Thursday

International Overdose Awareness Day is Thursday, August 31.

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UBC Family Practice residents honour LGH docs Shannon Chestnut and George Chang

Physicians honoured with Coastal Choice Awards.

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Chantal Kreviazuk visits patients and staff at VGH

Juno award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk made an impromptu, low-key visit to VGH on July 28th. Along with her super-star status, Chantal is a humanitarian who works with a number of international charities.

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Caring for a small town in a big city

Sarah Mahon, nurse practitioner, builds trust day by day to provide the full scope of primary care on Vancouver’s Musqueam Reserve.

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Residents weigh in on redevelopment plans for George Pearson Centre

Learn how VCH staff are ensuring that residents with complex care needs are involved in the process.

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All-Staff Forums highlight service growth in Richmond

Richmond’s growing and aging population has resulted in service improvements across the CoC as moves are made to shift the balance of care from Acute to Community.

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Richmond improves substance-use care

VCH Richmond has opened new beds, eliminated wait lists and expanded treatment options…all over the past year.

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Social Workers raise awareness of elder abuse

Richmond Social Workers stand united in their support for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15, 2017.

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