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Celebrating mental health champions

Island Health’s Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) South Island Advisory Committee presented two prestigious awards to valued members of our community who have made kindness and compassion an extension of their work life.

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Breast Milk Depot opens at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

Nursing mothers in the Nanaimo area have a new resource to help support babies in need, by donating their milk. Nanaimo Regional General Hospital has become an official Donor Milk Collection Depot for BC Women’s Provincial Milk Bank.

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Community Service Awards recognize mental health champions

For the fourth year, Island Health’s Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) South Island Advisory Committee has presented two prestigious awards to valued members of our community who have made kindness and compassion an extension of their work life by supporting people with mental health and substance use challenges.

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New measles case on the South Island; risk of transmission extremely low

Island Health has confirmed a new case of measles infection on the South Island.

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Currents Spring 2019

This edition covers new environmental practices, the Waymakers Network, organ donations and more!

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New Wi-Fi connects TGH patients and visitors

Patients and visitors at Tofino General Hospital can stay connected via free Wi-Fi, a new service supported by the Tofino General Hospital Foundation. 

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Tips for a safer grad season

Grad season is a time to celebrate and Island Health wants young people, their families and friends to make sure the experience is one to treasure.

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NRGH Auxiliary Craft Group comes through with a clutch for NRGH patients at Easter

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital patients will find a special wee visitor roosting on their breakfast trays on Easter Sunday morning, thanks to the NRGH Auxiliary Craft Group.

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UPDATE: Latest suspected measles case negative

Island Health has received lab reports from the latest suspected measles case and those results have come back negative.

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One new South Island measles exposure confirmed, for a total of six cases

Island Health has confirmed one new case of measles infection on the South Island.

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