Vancouver News

Accreditation update: preparing for tracers and more

Countdown is on for mock tracer exercises starting in September. Read all about it and much more in the August edition of Vancouver’s accreditation newsletter.

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Register today for a free patient simulation session

Earn a Certificate of Attendance accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada by attending one of three sessions offered this September and October.

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UBCH construction update: Koerner’s front entrances to re-open

UBCH Koerner Pavilion’s front driveway and entrances will begin re-opening in September. Read on to learn more about what’s happening when, and what it means for you and our patients.

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Townhall on tertiary mental health draws crowd, answers staff questions

What exactly is “tertiary mental health”? And what does it mean to me? These and many other questions were answered on August 28 at the Tertiary Mental Health Townhall.

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GF Strong Retail Menu September 3 – 7

September 3 Labour Day! Cafeteria Closed September 4 Cream of Cauliflower – $1.85 Chicken Hoisin Wrap – $4.75 Pesto Penne with Mixed Greens & Garlic Bread – $6.50 September 5 Beef & Vegetable Soup – $1.85 Bacon, Lettuce, & Tomato on Multigrain – $4.75 Butter Chicken with Saffron Rice, Sauteed Green Beans, & Naan – […]

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Sassafras menu for Sept 3-7

Sodexo Sassafras Cafeteria Sept 3-7 MONDAY  HOLIDAY ENTRÉE Meat Lasagna   Combo  $7.59 Veggie Lasagna  Combo  $7.59 ACTION STATION CLOSED SOUP Tomato Bisque $2.99/ $3.49/$4.59 Beef  Noodle  $2.99/ $3.49/$4.59 GRILL Basil BLT Angus Burger $5.99 TUESDAY ENTRÉE Ukrainian Combo  $7.59 Seafood Crepe Combo $7.59 ACTION STATION Burrito    $7.99 SOUP Chicken Wild Rice  $2.99/ $3.49/$4.59 Cream of […]

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Weight Watchers at VGH

New series begins in September: come out and learn about this opportunity to focus on your personal health and wellness goals – right here at work!

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After-hours access to VGH Health Centre and UBCH Detwiller Pavilion changing

If you require after-hours access to these facilities,contact your supervisor as soon as possible to request reprogramming of your access card.

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Welcome Andrea Wnuk! – New Respiratory Therapist Practice Leader for Vancouver Acute

Please join me in welcoming Andrea Wnuk to her new position as the Respiratory Therapy Practice Leader for Vancouver Acute.  Andrea started in this position on August 27, 2012 and is gradually making the rounds, meeting and greeting and getting oriented to her new role. Andrea comes to us with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology […]

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Service for Brian Middlestead: Sept. 1

Brian Middlestead, refrigeration technician with Facilities Maintenance and Operations, passed away August 17th.  Brian had been diagnosed with colon cancer on August 3rd. Brian joined VGH in July 1982 and became very well known throughout the VGH campus over his 30 years of employment.  Many clinical staff knew Brian and would request him when entering […]

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