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Prime Minister visits OD crisis frontlines

Prime Minister Trudeau visits the frontlines of the overdose crisis in Vancouver.

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More services for women with substance use issues

Atira’s Rice Block building will house 38 new beds for women in the DTES

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Nurse practitioners can now prescribe narcotics

The change allows NPs to provide patients with more holistic care and saves valuable time for everyone.

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Richmond’s kinder kids are well protected

High vaccine coverage rate in Richmond is due to the excellent partnership between public health, community physicians, the school district, and engaged and committed Richmond families.

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943 beds. 8 facilities. 6 years.

VCH has completed the procurement phase of Residential Care Rejuvenation. Zoning and development work is underway.

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A new model of primary & community care coming to Richmond for seniors

Primary Care Homes (PCHs) in Richmond have been developed in partnership with the Richmond Division of Family Practice to provide the wrap-around care that seniors need through a combination of community-based support and VCH Richmond services.

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New overdose prevention sites opening on DTES

In response to the increasing number of overdose-related deaths, VCH is opening additional health-care supports including the BC Mobile Medical Unit and overdose prevention sites at DTES hot spots.

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Why do people go to emergency departments?

This short survey will help us understand why people choose the emergency department over other options – please share it, and take the survey yourself!

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New ADP spaces coming on-stream for Richmond seniors

More Adult Day Program spaces will help meet demand for seniors’ and respite care in Richmond.

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New Harm Reduction Policy for all staff

VCH has implemented a Harm Reduction Practice policy that all staff are expected to follow.

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