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Award-winning study a boost for road safety

The Canadian Paediatric Society has honoured VGH emergency physician Dr. Jeff Brubacher and team for a recent study on child booster seats and injury prevention.

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Community Nutrition Screening – Are you at nutritional risk?

To lower nutritional risk in the community, the Healthy Living Program is offering free Nutritional Screening events in Vancouver.

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One Country, One Film Festival raises more than $130,000 for Sheway!

The One Country, One Film Festival raised more than $130,000 in support of VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, with funds going to Sheway.

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HEABC awards VGH team for innovation

The VGH Cardiac Surgery Quality Improvement Working Group has earned a Top Innovation Award at the 2017 BC Health Care Awards for halving the rate of surgical site infections.

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Maintenance worker by day, baker by night

A fixture at VGH since 1979, Colin Dugan quietly plies his skills as a maintenance worker — and occasionally surprises his customers with cookies.

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G.F. Strong occupational therapist honoured as BC’s Health Care Hero

For her innovative abilities, creative flair and boundless energy across all facets of her practice, Dianna Mah-Jones has been named this year’s Provincial Health Care Hero.

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Team approach makes VGH Canadian leader in traumatic brain treatment

“This is an example of what we do best at VGH,” says Dr. Marcel Dvorak.

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Miracle patient from Africa reunites with VGH staff

“He looks so different. I couldn’t even recognize him. It’s a miracle,” says Esther Chongo, a nurse at VGH.

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Honouring the best of our best

At the Vancouver Medical Staff Awards, we celebrated seven stand-out physicians for their inspiring special achievements.

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Wheeling a mile in someone else’s shoes

Recovering from surgery taught Diane Ward that operating a wheelchair is much harder than it looks and inspired a fun-spirited event at GF Strong.

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