Vancouver Island – Island Health is thrilled to announce it has earned two Gold Apple awards and an Award of Merit at the 2017 BC Health Care Awards. An independent panel of 18 judges made up of community, academic and business leaders selected the winners from more than 100 submissions.
VANCOUVER ISLAND - Don Hubbard, Board Chair for the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) announced today that Dr. Brendan Carr has advised the Board of his decision to leave his role as President and CEO of Island Health.
Victoria - Severely and persistently mentally ill patients are Sara Pape’s primary focus. Island Health’s nurse practitioner is a member of the Assertive Community Treatment Teams (ACT Teams) and she’s also a nurse preceptor.
VICTORIA – Island Health and the Victoria HarbourCats baseball club are teaming up to strike chewing tobacco out of the game for the second season, by educating youth, players and fans about the benefits of tobacco-free sports and the dangers of smokeless tobacco products.
CAMPBELL RIVER—As part of the Province’s response to the overdose emergency, AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI) and Island Health have implemented an overdose prevention site at 1371-c Cedar Street in Campbell River.
Primary health care delivered with understanding and compassion for people who use drugs is the focus of a new Greater Victoria patient-oriented research study funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
VICTORIA – The Archie Courtnall Centre/Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at Royal Jubilee Hospital will be temporarily relocated in late May and June to allow for much-needed renovations that will give patients a more dignified experience and provide enhanced safety for staff.