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Island Health's largest supervised consumption service opens next week

Victoria - The Pandora Supervised Consumption Centre opens June 18, 2018.

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Come for a preview tour of the Pandora Supervised Consumption Centre

VICTORIA – Media are invited to join Mental Health and Addictions Minister Judy Darcy, Island Health Board Chair Leah Hollins, Island Health Chief Medical Health Officer Dr.

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Sooke - Your Health, Your Community, Your Say

SOOKE – You are invited to join the District of Sooke, South Island Division of Family Practice and Island Health at an open house on June 16.

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Dr. Norgrove receives humanitarian award

VICTORIA – Island Health is proud to announce that Dr. Leah Norgrove has received the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians’ 2018 Humanitarian Award in recognition of her work to ensure culturally safe support for palliative care patients.

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Dr. Evelyn Voyageur wins health award

CAMPBELL RIVER/COMOX VALLEY – Dr. Evelyn Voyageur, a champion in Indigenous health care and a North Island Hospital advisor, has been nationally recognized as the recipient of the Indspire Award for Health.

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HerWay Home Celebrates five years of supporting vulnerable women & families

VICTORIA, BC - “I like meeting the other girls. It’s easier to get along with them because we understand each other’s experiences. There is moral support.” HerWay Home client.

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Island Health Celebrates 25,000 Hearts

VICTORIA – Island Health’s Cardiac Surgery Program at Royal Jubilee Hospital recently completed their 25,000th heart operation.

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Make Graduation Memories Last a Lifetime

VANCOUVER ISLAND – With graduation season underway, Island Health is encouraging young people to make safe and sober choices during their celebrations.

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Community Hospice Beds to remain at The Views until new purpose-built location is completed

COMOX VALLEY- Clients in need of community hospice care will continue to access this service at Hospice at The Views until a new, purpose-built hospice space is ready for occupancy in 2020.

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Island Health Board of Directors to meet in Port Alberni

ISLAND WIDE - Island Health’s Board of Directors will hold its next public forum in Port Alberni.

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