A special event was held at Cowichan District Hospital (CDH) to welcome The Blessing Tree – Xpey’ (Cedar Tree), a beautiful carving by Coast Salish artist Stuart Pagaduan. This important piece of art is now displayed in the main hallway of CDH.
The summer edition of Island Health magazine features articles on social anxiety disorder; adult day programs; communicating with someone with dementia; and youth and vaping. It also features summer safety tips and recipes and ideas for dining "al fresco."
Island Health is proud to announce it has been honoured with two awards at the 2019 BC Health Care Awards: A Health Care Hero award, and a Gold Apple in the Collaborative Solutions category, shared with our partners.
An outdoor garden at the Campbell River campus of the North Island Hospital has been filled with plants traditionally used for food and medicines by the local Laichwiltach peoples, completing an important milestone for the hospital project.