Are you, or someone you know, a young person with a passion for harm reduction? Have you, or someone you know, worked on a project in the past year that focused on reducing harms related to the toxic drug crisis?
Are you ready for an exciting challenge that could help shape the future of health care? Island Health is looking for 100 people to participate in a 24-hour design sprint that aims to generate fresh ideas to improve health care. The Code Hack 2023 hackathon takes place March 10 -12, 2023.
Island Health has partnered with Camosun College to open an outpatient ultrasound clinic embedded within Camosun’s School of Health and Human Services. Campus Ultrasound is the first clinic of its kind in the country to support on-site learning.
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.
Port Hardy Hospital emergency department will continue to be closed overnights from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. through to the morning of February 6, 2023. It will remain open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day during the overnight closure.
This issue features articles on the positive partnerships being formed with foundations, how to get involved with health research, and a focus on the Indigenous Patient Navigator. Also learn about the importance of immunization as it relates to healthy kids.
Island Health is advising community members and visitors to the area that non-urgent X-ray services will be temporarily unavailable at Tofino General Hospital on January 10 to allow for equipment maintenance.