Dr. Steve Beerman, a Nanaimo family physician who retired last March from Anchor Family Medicine after 34 years of family practice, reflects on his career, the volunteer work he is still passionate about, and the joy that has come from 40 years of volunteering.
Leah Collins, Board Chair, discusses taking action towards reconciliation at Island Health with the delivery of an Indigenous specific action plan and with the removal of the name Begbie from a building at Royal Jubilee Hospital.
For the last several months, Dr. Kelsey Kozoriz has expanded the Cowichan District Hospital (CDH) Respiratory Assessment Clinic to provide virtual and in-person care to those who do not have a primary care provider.
We are in a time of reckoning. We are listening with greater openness to truths of others, accepting that we all have very different experiences in the world depending on the colour of our skin, indigeneity, ability, sex, gender identity and expression, or sexual orientation.