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OD 101 for Environmental Health Officers

Vancouver EHO’s learn how to recognize the signs of an overdose and how to appropriately respond, including how to administer naloxone.

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Meet our Student Volunteer Award recipients

Congratulations to four exceptional Vancouver volunteers and the recipients of the 2017 Student Volunteer Awards.

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5 myths about NPs you probably believe

Or do you? Watch our video debunking five common myths about nurse practitioners to find out.

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Join us and thank a volunteer next week

During National Volunteer Week, April 23 to 29, Vancouver’s chief operating officers invite you to join them in thanking our 1,300 volunteers for their generosity.

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“She’s like a daughter to me”

In the West End, seniors are living better, longer, in their own homes with the help of Jo Birdsall, nurse practitioner and honorary daughter to grateful patients.

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Congrats to Drs. Ghahary and Butskiy for slaying dragons to win research grant!

Four VCH researchers competed for a $25,000 research grant from Lumira Capital in a Dragon’s Den-style competition. Two emerged victorious.

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Volunteers give voice to their experiences

We asked five Vancouver volunteers about their experiences and what they value most.

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Volunteer Josephine still going strong at 93

If you think your nineties are a time to slow down, you haven’t met Vancouver volunteer Josephine Macdonald.

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VGH School of Nursing Alumnae Luncheon May 7, 2017

The Vancouver General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Luncheon will be held on May 7, 2017 at St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church Centre, 3150 Ash Street, Vancouver. Registration must be in by April 21st.

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$29-million gift means British Columbians will breathe easier

An anonymous donor has given $29 million as a legacy gift for research and treatment of COPD and asthma to our VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation.

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