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“I couldn’t have chosen a better profession”

(VIDEO) Meet three nurse practitioners (and one dog) who find caring for residents both rewarding and life-affirming.

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Giving ‘the gift of life’

In appreciation of his generosity and $18.4-million donation to our VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, the VGH Centennial Pavilion has been renamed the Leon Judah Blackmore Pavilion.

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“GF Strong was a lifesaver for me”

Seven GF Strong clients were recently honoured with a 2017 Gert Vorsteher Memorial Award for their remarkable rehabilitation achievements.

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“A brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction”

A group of mentors is leading by example to bring teamwork and health care to a new level at the VGH Emergency Department.

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Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) Update

After being temporarily assigned to help with the overdose crisis the Mobile Medical Unit’s (MMU) deployment on the Downtown Eastside (DTES) is ending.

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New Women’s only Overdose Prevention Site (OPS) opens in DTES

Staff/volunteers will provide harm reduction information, advise on safety, provide naloxone training, and will administer Naloxone if needed.

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You oughta be in pictures!

Check out our photo gallery from the Vancouver All-Staff Forum on the rise of nurse practitioners. Missed the forum? You can still watch the webcast!

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Honouring our nurses

Congratulations to all recipients of the 2017 Nursing Bursary Awards recently honoured by our VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, donors, leaders and colleagues.

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Calling all friendly nurses!

It’s fun, heartwarming and dinner’s on us! We’re seeking volunteers for our VGH & UBC Hospital’s annual Thank-a-thon on May 30.

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It’s all about the orange … Code Orange!

After a successful education day, we’re looking forward to our next Code Orange and disaster-planning day later this year — stay tuned!

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