Originally from South Korea, Brian Lim moved to Victoria in 2015 and quickly made Victoria his second home. While planning to study at Stanford in the fall of 2022, Brian still reflects on the time that he spent as a student volunteer with Island Health.
When six year old Charleigh came to Victoria General Hospital for her 80th enzyme infusion on June 9 – the care team that surrounded her were all wearing teal to show support on Batten Disease Awareness Day.
May 7 is National Child & Youth Mental Health Day. On this day, we highlight the fundamental importance of building caring connections and supportive conversations between young people and the adults in their lives.
Two decades ago, Richard Borton was one of the very first Vancouver Island babies to benefit from a new hearing screening program at Island Health – one that ended up setting the standard for a provincial initiative that has since benefited hundreds of thousands of newborns.
Early in 2021, Dr. Mc Ardle, Dr. Murray–Guenther, and Dr. Rohit Pai initiated a pilot project that eventually transitioned into a formal liver care clinic staffed by two internal medicine physicians, a nurse, social worker and dietician.