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First overdose prevention learning lab opens

The new Molson Overdose Prevention Site and Lab serves as a learning lab to teach people how to administer naloxone and how to set up overdose prevention services. 

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All-Staff Forum follow-up questions: Immunization: Fact vs Fiction

All-Staff Forum follow-up questions: Immunization: Fact vs Fiction

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Research Day: Showcasing research projects that support the backbone of health care

“Primary and Community Care are the foundation of the entire health care system.”

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Save the date: Foundry North Shore hosts community open house on Friday, Sept. 22

VCH-operated centre hosts open house from 3 to 6 pm at 211 West 1st St., North Vancouver.

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Meet Leane Mathias, nurse practitioner in palliative care on the North Shore

She’s helping patients access a continuity of medical care at home and making their end-of-life journey much more comfortable.

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Breastfeeding challenges to take place on the North Shore and Sunshine Coast Sept. 30

Provincial Breastfeeding Week is October 1 – 7.

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

Q: Is delaying vaccination safer for kids? Join us at the next All-Staff Forum on September 13 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. and find out.

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1st supervised consumption service opens in VCH

VCH’s 1st supervised consumption service starts, allowing clients to use illegal substances through snorting or swallowing, as well as via injection.

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System-wide teamwork netting impressive results for patient access and flow at LGH

‘Significant’ culture shift key to stellar results at Lions Gate Hospital.

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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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