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Code Hack is back!

Are you ready for an exciting challenge that could help shape the future of health care? Island Health is looking for 100 people to participate in a 24-hour design sprint that aims to generate fresh ideas to improve health care.

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Island Health Magazine Winter 2020

The Winter 2020 issue of Island Health magazine encourages readers to live their healthiest life. Read features on how to keep your resolutions; re-thinking “diets” and some delicious soup recipes. Also included in this issue are articles about the stigma of mental illness and an Island Health Research project on dementia.

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Temporary service reduction at Port Alice Health Centre

Island Health is advising that, despite significant effort to fill shifts, there is a temporary shortage of registered nurses and physicians over the holiday season resulting in a temporary service reduction at the Port Alice Health Centre.

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Island Health Community Wellness Grant helps Cowichan parents learn valuable cooking skills

Nourish Cowichan cooking classes were made possible by a $12,000 Island Health Community Wellness Grant.

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Cowichan Valley Overdose Prevention Service included in enhanced security approach

Cowichan Valley Overdose Prevention Service included in enhanced security approach in Cowichan Valley.

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Island Health administrator appointed at Selkirk Seniors Village

Island Health’s Board of Directors has temporarily appointed an administrator to manage and oversee the day-to-day operations at Selkirk Seniors Village in Victoria.

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Expanding palliative, end-of-life care

People in Greater Victoria will benefit from improved palliative and end-of-life care with more community hospice beds and acute palliative care beds at the Royal Jubilee Hospital.

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Baby Bed program expands in central and north Vancouver Island 

Island Health is expanding its Baby Bed program to all new families in central and north Vancouver Island.

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Video series about dementia caregivers receives international recognition

An Island Health video series created for family caregivers of people with dementia disorders has received awards from two different organizations.

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Holiday wellness: Tips to stay safe this season 

Make the most of the festive season while taking care of your mental and physical health.

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