Vision, Purpose & Values

Created from the shared core beliefs of our staff, physicians, volunteers, and Board of Directors, Island Health's vision, purpose and values are the guiding principles we use to provide the highest quality health care services to the populations we serve.

Our Vision

Excellent health and care for everyone, everywhere, every time.

Our Purpose 

To provide superior health care through innovation, teaching and research and a commitment to quality and safety—creating healthier, stronger communities and a better quality of life for those we touch.

Our Values

C.A.R.E. guides everything we do:


To do the right thing—to change, innovate and grow. 


To the highest degree of quality and safety. 


To value each individual and bring trust to every relationship. 


To give the kind of care we would want for our loved ones.