Vancouver News

$10 VSO Tickets for November

The Volunteer Resources Department for VGH/UBCH/GFS & GPC, in partnership with Artsway and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, is again offering staff the opportunity to attend the concerts listed below for a minimum donation of $10 cash per ticket.

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Fall clothing sale returns October 25 – new VGH location!

New season, new styles and new location – but same great deals! Check out the Fall clothing sample sale and support our VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation.

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Easing patient’s transition home “worth its weight in gold”

Jude Morrison can’t contain herself. In fact, the director of resident services at Haro Park Centre is positively gushing about a resident’s transfer from UBC Hospital (UBCH). Find out why and how Lindsay Taberner (pictured left) and her colleagues made a difference.

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October 24: Rediscover the CIBC Centre for Patients & Families

To celebrate five amazing years, the centre invites you to drop by for cake, candies and light refreshments. Open house will be from 1 to 4 pm and, if you’re lucky, you just might win a door prize!

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October 26: Aboriginal cultural session with Shane Pointe

The Aboriginal Wellness Program’s cultural teaching series hold its next session – “xWii nutsa ~ We are one”
– on October 26. Space is limited so early registration is recommended.

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Calling all cutting-edge artists for VGH pumpkin-carving contest

Win a $40 SOGO card redeemable at our very own Sassafras cafeteria! Pick up your pumpkin October 22 to 26 and return for judging by October 29.

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First Nations spiritual ceremony helps patient and family members at VGH

On a very wet and cold Saturday evening, a First Nations family was in need of spiritual support for a loved one in VGH. Staff and VGH security pulled all the stops to provide four generations of one family a sacred space to offer prayers by way of a pipe ceremony.

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Preventing C-difficile: Acute Medicine leads the way at VGH

Eight weeks and no new cases of hospital-acquired C-difficile. That’s right – none. Acute Medicine is leading the way on our VGH CDI Initiative. Find out how they’re making a difference and what this could mean for you.

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World Breastfeeding Week celebrated in VCH

Mothers in Vancouver, North Vancouver, Pemberton and Richmond kicked off the 2012 World Breastfeeding Week on September 29. This year’s theme was: Go green – Reduce your footprint and breastfeed your baby.

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VGH Shoppers Drug Mart supports OvCaRe – and you can too!

Add your personalized icon to the Tree of Life at our very own VGH Shoppers Drug Mart. Campaign runs until October 26 and 100% of proceeds go to support ovarian cancer research.

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