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Update: Island Health radiology review

In April, Island Health announced a review of 529 diagnostic imaging reports (CT scans) from a radiologist who worked as a locum for Island Health at various times between January 2013 and February 2016.

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Get your flu shot early & protect the ones you love

Vancouver Island – Island Health is reminding people to get their flu shot early to protect themselves and their loved ones this flu season.

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Opportunity for Island Health patients to be heard

Vancouver Island – The Patient Voices Network (PVN), in cooperation with Island Health, is looking for patient partners to join quality councils and contribute to improving care on Vancouver Island.

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Island Health, UVic & UBC launch major cognitive health research project - Victoria family funds ambitious five-year project that aims to improve diagnosis and treatment

VICTORIA, B.C. – An innovative five-year project to integrate leading-edge research and care for patients living with cognitive health issues on Vancouver Island was announced today at Royal Jubilee Hospital.

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Community Open House Rescheduled

Duncan - Cowichan Valley residents please note an open house scheduled for October 5, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Island Health Savings Centre has been postponed.

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Early colon cancer screening test for average-risk patients temporarily suspended

Vancouver — Fecal immunochemical testing, or FIT, part of the early screening process for colon cancer, has been suspended temporarily for BC residents to ensure tests meet performance standards.

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Island Health supports fragile babies & caregivers during breastfeeding week

Victoria – It’s National Breastfeeding Week and Island Health is celebrating by promoting the benefits of breastfeeding and breast milk to support families and young children, especially babies who are sick and vulnerable.

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North Island Hospital Comox Valley Move #NIHMoveCV

This is the up-to-date, source of truth, for everything about the North Island Hospital Comox Valley move. #NIHMoveCV

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Island Health’s Forensic Nurse Examiner Program is now available at Oceanside Health Centre

OCEANSIDE – Survivors of sexual assault and/or domestic violence in the Oceanside area can now receive medical care, sexual assault forensic examinations (SAFE), and other types of support closer to home.

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Cowichan District Hospital Celebrates 50 years

DUNCAN – Staff and volunteers are celebrating a golden anniversary at the Cowichan District Hospital (CDH.) The hospital on Gibbins Road opened its doors in September 1967.

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