Rural Health Services Archives - VCH News

Bella Coola lab team jetpacks out of Flintstone’s age into the Jetson’s era with launch of LIS

Bella Coola lab one of last VCH sites to switch to an electronic lab system.

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Powell River General Hospital home to its own smiling super Nova

“Nova is an exceptional role model for us all to follow, not only as a nurse but as a person. We are very fortunate to have her on our team.”

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Meet Brent – an Unsung Hero making a difference on the Sunshine Coast

Brent Fitszimmons won an Award of Excellence in the Unsung Hero category of the 2017 People First Awards.

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Strengthening relationships with clients key for Bella Bella Nurse Practitioner Melissa Housty

“Although it is clients who decide whether they are provided with culturally safe care, it is a highlight of my practice when clients feel empowered and engaged by their healthcare encounter.”

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TIDES rolling in for rehab patients in Coastal’s rural/remote communities

Telehealth program leverages technology to delivery health virtually.

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Family Fit Fest Day brings out the community in Bella Coola

Family-centred event focuses on activities and fitness.

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Increased OR capacity at Squamish General Hospital delights North Van patient

Previously dormant OR now in use five days a week.

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Love our bodies, love ourselves

The VCH Eating Disorders Program raises awareness, and provides support to clients locally as well as through Telehealth for rural clients.

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Squamish hospital staff ‘make a great team,’ says surgical patient

‘I felt very well taken care of which made me feel like the surgery was a success and a positive experience.’

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Unleashing the power of music at Powell River’s Willingdon Creek Village

Powell River community spearheads uplifting music project at residential care facility.

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