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Island Health introduces regional trauma services for severely injured patients

Now, instead of having their injuries assessed in the emergency department, injured patients are received by an experienced trauma team of physicians and nurses available around the clock, 365 days per year, who have been alerted in advance by BC Emergency Health Services personnel. 

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Additional temporary service interruption at Cormorant Island Community Health Centre Emergency Department

Due to limited staff availability Island Health is advising community residents and visitors to the area that the Cormorant Island Community Health Centre emergency department will be closed from 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 13 to 8 a.m. Thursday, December 15.

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Island Health announces 2022/2023 Community Wellness Grant Recipients

Community resilience will be supported by 52 new projects across Island Health, thanks to Island Health’s Community Wellness Grant Program.

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Additional temporary service interruption at Cormorant Island Community Health Centre Emergency Department

Due to limited staff availability Island Health is advising community residents and visitors to the area that the Cormorant Island Community Health Centre emergency department will be closed from 7 p.m. Saturday, December 10 to 8 a.m. Monday, December 12.

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Additional temporary service interruption at Cormorant Island Community Health Centre Emergency Department

Due to limited staff availability Island Health is advising community residents and visitors to the area that the Cormorant Island Community Health Centre emergency department will be closed from 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 6 to 8 a.m. Thursday, December 8.

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Island Health expands heart health services in the Central Island

People living with heart health challenges will have access to more exam rooms, improved privacy and enhanced educational supports thanks to the expansion and relocation of Island Health’s Nanaimo Heart Function Clinic.

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Temporary service interruption at Port McNeill Hospital Emergency Department

Island Health is advising community residents and visitors to the area that the Port McNeill Hospital Emergency Department will be temporarily closed from 7 a.m. Saturday, December 3 until 7 a.m. Sunday, December 4 due to a temporary physician shortage.

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Ucluelet Medical Lab reopens

Island Health is pleased to inform the community and visitors to the area that the Ucluelet outpatient medical lab, located at 1566 Peninsula Road, will reopen effective December 6, 2022.

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Additional temporary service interruption at Cormorant Island Community Health Centre Emergency Department

Due to limited staff availability Island Health is advising community residents and visitors to the area that the Cormorant Island Community Health Centre emergency department will be closed from 7 p.m. Saturday, December 3 to 8 a.m. Monday, December 5.

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Temporary service interruption at Port Hardy Hospital Emergency Department

Island Health is advising community residents and visitors to the area that the Port Hardy Hospital Emergency Department will be temporarily closed beginning immediately until 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 30 due to limited staff availability.

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