Vancouver News

UBC Hospital patient thankful for exceptional care

Grateful patient Andrew Johns recently underwent hip replacement surgery at the Surgical Short Stay Unit at UBC Hospital. Inspired by the care he received, he made a generous donation benefiting patient care at our hospitals.

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Have your say about routine HIV testing in hospitals

As part of the STOP HIV/AIDS project, we began routine HIV testing over one year ago. As the first pilot of its kind in Canada, it has now become a province-wide program. We would like your feedback on HIV and HIV testing.

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Applications for nursing awards now available

The deadline for applications is Friday, March 15.

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In the pink: GF Strong staff & clients celebrate anti-bullying

On February 27 — Anti-Bullying Day — GF Strong staff and clients donned pink to celebrate abilities over disabilities and all forms of anti-bullying. Read on to learn why this day has special meaning for the staff, clients and families of the GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre.

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Power up! Bigger and better battery recycling at VGH

Starting February 28, our new Call2Recycle program makes it easier and more convenient to recycle batteries. And, it will help us prevent hospital-acquired infections like C. difficile. Find out how.

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Vancouver teams to present at 2013 Quality Forum: February 28 – March 1

Professional Practice (Nursing) team members Harjender Walia (Clinical Educator) and Lori Campbell (Clinical Resource Nurse) and Quality, Patient Safety and Infection Ctl Data Analyst, Jeffrey Reimer, will be presenting at the upcoming Quality Forum.

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Pharmacy Awareness Week: VGH to showcase pharmacy team

Pharmacy Awareness Week (PAW) is an annual, national event to celebrate the profession of pharmacy and to recognize the many ways in which pharmacists and pharmacy technicians contribute to the care, health and wellness of patients.

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Join us for the VGH Art Collection Tours

VGH and the UBC Hospital Foundation welcome you to attend guided art tours at VGH. Highlights of the tour include select works by many contributing artists who donate to the foundation’s art program.

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Updates on the Willow Chest Program and new mental health centre

This week marks two major milestones for the development of mental health services at Vancouver General Hospital.

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Complete our survey & win a Starbucks card

Complete our three-minute survey about the tobacco campaign at VGH and you’ll be entered in a draw to win a Starbucks gift card.

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