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Emma’s Story and how the DTES 2nd Generation Strategy will help her

Emma lives in the DTES. She has diabetes, bipolar disorder, and trauma from abuse. She is on medications for her conditions, but she also uses street opioids. She sees a counsellor, a psychiatrist, a GP, a social worker and a pharmacist. Her care needs are complex. But she isn’t unique to the clients we see in the DTES.

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“Passionate, engaged” VCH front-line staff at the heart of the BOOST Collaborative

The BOOST Collaborative is a pilot project driven by front-line staff to improve treatment outcomes for clients with opioid-use disorder.

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Population Health: What is it? Find out in this five-part series

Welcome to a five-part series highlighting Population Health programs for North Shore residents.

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Sechelt-based TIDES program gets a reboot

TIDES now taking referrals from all VCH & PHC hospital and rehabilitation centres.

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Affordable housing announcement includes plans for two new CHCs in the DTES

More affordable housing on the DTES includes plans for two new Community Health Centres.

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Open House Heatley CHC Monday from 1pm-4pm

You are invited to an Open House at the newly renovated Heatley CHC on January 22 from 1p.m. to 4p.m.

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The December 29th draw winners are…

Check your pay stub to see if you’re in the lottery – there should be a deduction. If not, sign up here.

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Gibsons Health Unit relocates to new site

Sechelt Hospital Foundation donated $600,000 for new audiology booth and hearing lab.

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Me and My Doc Talks – VCH Speaker Series – Session 3

Me and My Doc Talks is a speaker series created to present best practices of forward-thinking mental health professionals. We’ll explore what they are doing right to help their clients get well, maintain their health, and not just survive but thrive.

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VCH study: almost 20% of Richmond children have tooth decay

A recent VCH study found that almost 20% of children in Richmond have visible tooth decay.

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