For the Record

National Indigenous Peoples Day 2020

Today, on National Indigenous Peoples Day, it is a time to highlight the importance of deepening our understanding of systemic racism so we can actively address health inequities.

Read more

#DifferentTogether Pledge

"If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” – Desmond Tutu

Read more

Island Health Pride message 2020

This June, Island Health is celebrating Pride to show that love is healthy – whatever a person’s sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression.

Read more

South Island and Gulf Islands Home Support Transition

On November 1, 2019, home support services that were previously delivered by Beacon Community Services transitioned to Island Health.

Read more

Island Health Statement on the North Island Hospital Start Up

The North Island Hospital represents a major advancement in the delivery of acute care on the mid and North Island.

Read more

Island Health Statement on North Island Hospital Parking

Island Health will not be charging the public, staff, volunteers or physicians for parking at the campuses of the North Island Hospital.

Read more

Island Health Statement on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)

Patients and their families have many decisions to make when faced with end-of-life care or intolerable suffering. It’s important for Vancouver Island residents, and all BC residents, to understand the health care options available to them.

Read more

Island Health CEO Message: Woss Derailment

It is with deep regret that I write to share information about a fatal accident that occurred yesterday in Woss – a remote community in the North Island near Port McNeill.

Read more

Island Health Statement on Supervised Consumption Services

Island Health has long recognized the role of supervised consumption services as part of a range of health authority-wide evidence-based services that support prevention, harm reduction and treatment for individuals living with substance use challenges.

Read more

lsland Health Statement on IHealth

Last updated: 27 September, 2017 IHealth is a transformative approach to health and care within Island Health and our community. IHealth will benefit Vancouver Island residents through improved quality, safety and experience of care.

Read more