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NRGH patients and visitors can stay connected via free Wi-Fi

Nanaimo – Thanks to the generosity of the Nanaimo Hospital Auxiliary, patients and visitors at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital now have free access to Wi-Fi.

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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. Date:   Thursday, June 28, 2018
Time:   1:30pm – 3:30pm 
Where: The Italian Hall, 4065-6th Avenue, Port Alberni

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BoosterBuddy has more than 200,000 friends!

Vancouver Island – The school year is coming to a close and students may be feeling more stressed than usual. Island Health encourages youth and young adults to download the BoosterBuddy app for virtual support through exam periods and all year long.

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Victoria General Hospital & Victoria General Hospital Auxiliary celebrate 35 years

Victoria – Victoria General Hospital is 35 years old. Island Health is celebrating today with a staff barbecue that includes archival photos and stories.

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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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