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It’s time to complete your Mandatory Online Courses!

VCH Senior Executive recently approved a Mandatory Education policy. Effective immediately, All VCH employees are required to complete certain courses.

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UBCH clinics ready for The Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health

Clinics at UBC Hospital are preparing to move to The Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health. Set to open in the Winter of 2013, the centre will unite patient clinics and research in the areas of neuroscience, neurology and psychiatry.

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Consolidating Ortho Recon at UBC Hospital

Moving all but the most complex reconstructive orthopaedic surgeries to UBCH means more patients will receive the quality care they need, when they need it. But, first, we must secure approvals for our implementation plans and $6 million in capital funds.

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Meet Vancouver Community’s future executive director

Laura Case will take the baton from Joanne Bezzubetz when she leaves for Ottawa in July. The pair is working together already to ensure a smooth transition and to support Vancouver’s Community team in the pursuit of Vancouver’s True North goals.

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VGH Cytogenetics Laboratory successfully gets ISO accreditation

VGH Cytogenetics Laboratory is the first public labratory to achieve ISO 15189 accredition distinction.

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Willow Bean Café opens: brewing confidence with every cup

Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid attended the Willow Bean Café’s grand opening celebration on March 27. Located at VGH, the café provides people recovering from a mental illness valuable work experience.

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Oncology Nursing Day flash mob

Join us on April 2nd as we honour oncology nurses and the patients they care for by having a flash mob! Details at oncologynursingday.com

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Getting Better Slowly: Former GF Strong Patient Recounts Journey with Guillain-Barre Syndrome

After years of intensive therapy, Suzan Jennings now walks with a cane and has a positive outlook on life that is truly inspirational. “I draw my inspiration from Michael J. Fox,” Suzan remarks. “What I ask is, why not me?”

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May 1 moving day for Willow Chest mental health program

Moving the the adult tertiary rehabilitation program to Willow Pavilion will provide clients and staff better access to tertiary programs and resources.

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Look for the green tag

If it’s green, it’s clean, at VGH. Look for the green tag before using mobile biomedical equipment and protect your patients — and yourself — from hospital-acquired infections like CDI.

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