Patients and their families have many decisions to make when faced with end-of-life care or intolerable suffering. It’s important for Vancouver Island residents, and all BC residents, to understand the health care options available to them.
NANAIMO — Dr. Derek Poteryko, Dr. Betty Bartleman and Dr. Kelvin Houghton invite community members to walk with local health care providers on Saturday May 13, at the Nanaimo Walk With Your Doc event.
The walk starts at 10 am at Maffeo Sutton Park.
PORT ALBERNI—As part of the response on Vancouver Island to the overdose public health emergency, the Port Alberni Shelter Society and Island Health have implemented an overdose prevention site at 3699 3rd Avenue in Port Alberni.
Victoria, B.C.- Kindness and compassion are ageless and secular. That’s what Island Health’s Mental Health Substance Use (MHSU) Advisory Committee discovered when considering nominations for its awards program.
Island Health has long recognized the role of supervised consumption services as part of a range of health authority-wide evidence-based services that support prevention, harm reduction and treatment for individuals living with substance use challenges.
Last updated: 27 September, 2017
IHealth is a transformative approach to health and care within Island Health and our community. IHealth will benefit Vancouver Island residents through improved quality, safety and experience of care.
Following a recent complaint, Island Health provided some direction with regard to the distribution of marijuana edibles. We sent the following letter to marijuana dispensaries within our service delivery area: Le