Vancouver News

Practising for surveyor visits: mock tracers underway

Accreditation Canada surveyors are coming November 26 to 30 – but don’t you worry! We have lots of opportunity to prepare and practise thanks to mock surveyor visits through October. Read on to learn more …

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VGH Sassafras cafeteria menu: October 8 to 12

Working Thanksgiving? Join us for a Thanksgiving full-meal deal for only $7.99.

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GF Strong Cafeteria Menu: October 8 to12

We’ll be closed on Thanksgiving Monday but look forward to serving you again on October 9.

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Spectra Energy lends a helping hand at VGH Burn Unit

A deep personal connection inspired Spectra Energy staff to spend part of their summer refreshing the healing garden connected with the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn, Plastic and Trauma Unit (BPTU) at VGH.

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Free patient simulation session a success (price is right, too)

Attend the October 10 or 16 session and you’ll earn a Certificate of Attendance accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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Regina Casey, occupational therapist, wins national award

The Ambassador Award recognizes an individual for demonstrating dedication and excellence in providing psychosocial rehabilitation services.

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Saying goodbye to Kathy Bawden

It is with sadness that the Decision Support team announces that their friend and retired colleague Kathy Bawden has passed away. In lieu of a memorial service, a memory page at www.bccanceragency will be posted for Kathy shortly, and you are welcome to share your stories in Kathy’s honour.

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VSO tickets for only $10 in October

For a minimum donation of $10 per ticket, you can attend a VSO concert in October and support a good cause. At this price, why go to just one concert? Four events are available and Mahler and Mozart are waiting for you!

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Videos: Breakthrough strategies. Break dancing. And breaking out in laughter

What do the Incredible Hulk, running and a revolution have in common? Watch our breakthrough strategy videos – one devoted to laugh-out-loud outtakes – and you’ll learn why striking a balance between optimizing capacity and mitigating demand is so important … and what they have to do with the big green man.

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Goldcorp donates $5 million to two mental health & addiction programs

Goldcorp’s generous gift will enable our Assertive Community Treatment Program (ACT) and St. Paul’s Hospital Goldcorp Fellowship in Addiction Medicine to combine efforts and improve the health and lives of people and families struggling with mental health and addiction issues.

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