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Film documents palliative care conversations between W̱SÁNEĆ First Nations and partners

Ensuring that Indigenous community members receive culturally safe care is the crux of the Journey Home project.

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More long-term care support for people in the Comox Valley

People in the Comox Valley will soon have access to a new long-term care facility that will provide 126 publicly-funded long-term and hospice care beds.

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Do you really have time for the flu? Get immunized. Get protected.

It’s time to invest in yourself – your health, your family and your community – with a flu shot.

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New Ladysmith Medical Daycare offers multitude of benefits

In addition to building capacity in the Ladysmith urgent care department, the dedicated medical daycare room is ensuring that Ladysmith patients can receive the care they need, close to home.

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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.

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Nanaimo Youth Wellness Centre bolsters health care for youth and young adults

The Nanaimo Youth Wellness Centre has relocated to the Nanaimo Aquatic Centre, a move that means more young people up to age 25 can access vital health and wellness services.

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Community celebrates expansion of long-term care spaces at Tsawaayuus (Rainbow Gardens) in Port Alberni

Seniors in the Alberni Valley have increased access to long-term care thanks to the addition of 12 new publicly-funded beds at Tsawaayuus (Rainbow Gardens) in Port Alberni.

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Comox Valley Nursing Centre marks 25th year of service

Current and former staff and volunteers are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Comox Valley Nursing Centre, which has supported patients and clients with chronic disease, pain management and much more since 1994.

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New All Nations Room at West Coast General Hospital provides a culturally safe space for all families, patients

Members of the Nuu-chah-nulth communities gathered today to celebrate the grand opening of a culturally-safe space inside West Coast General Hospital that is welcoming to Indigenous patients and families.

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Island Health takes steps to support residents at two long-term care facilities

NANAIMO/VICTORIA — Island Health is taking action to support the residents of Nanaimo Seniors Village and Selkirk Place in Victoria.

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