#MyIslandHealth Stories

Island Health memory clinic teams supports those living with memory loss

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, a time to learn more about dementia and its impact on patients, families and caregivers. Island Health’s primary care memory clinics support patients and families concerned about memory loss. 

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Memory clinic team supports those living with memory loss

A Victoria primary care memory clinic team is supporting patients and families concerned about memory loss. The service is one of two primary care memory clinics established last year in Island Health. 

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Addiction Medicine Consult Services improve health outcomes for patients in hospitals

Substance use disorders can impact each and every one of us. Perhaps you've experienced this first-hand, or have someone in your life who is impacted by substance use.

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Reducing barriers and increasing access supports families to get immunized

For physicians Aaron Childs and Sonja Mathes, vaccinating their three children is a matter of course. 

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National Teen Driver Safety Week: Island Health’s P.A.R.T.Y. program focuses on positive actions teens can take to prevent injuries and deaths on the road

Students participating in the P.A.R.T.Y. program learn that crashes are not accidents, and traumatic injury can be prevented.

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Celebrating Island Health’s Allied Health Professionals

Friday, October 14 is Allied Health Professionals Day, a day to celebrate and appreciate the significant contributions of Island Health’s Allied Health workforce and showcase the impact they make to the delivery of high-quality care. 

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North Island Hospital celebrates 5th anniversary

The North Island Hospital Campbell River and Comox Valley campuses are celebrating five years of providing acute care to residents living in the North Island.

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International Youth Day

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.

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Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation Funds New Mobile Service for Youth Wellness

Thanks to generous financial support from the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation, a mobile service for youth wellness will soon be hitting the road.

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Introducing the Port McNeill Primary Care/A’ekaḵila’as Healthcare Team

When it comes to health and wellness we each have unique medical needs, so it’s important to have a healthcare provider who can take care of you from head to toe, at every stage of your life.

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