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Digital Health Week: Bella Bella’s connection to BC Children’s Hospital tele-PICU a life saver

R.W. Large Memorial Hospital staff share tele-PICU story to highlight Digital Health Week.

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Pemberton nurse practitioner gets bird’s eye view of life on way to see clients

Outreach clinics bring health care close to home for clients in remote communities.

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Bella Bella’s R.W. Large Memorial Hospital 3rd VCH site to implement SBIRT protocol

Initiative that started at VGH in 2014 helps opens up conversations about drinking habits when patients arrive in the ED.

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‘Thank you … to everyone at Sechelt Hospital who helped save the day for us all’

Visitors from UK say care and facilities in Sechelt exceeded their expectations.

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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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