Hospital at Home News

Hospital at Home News

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  • October 19, 2021 - Island health Patient Sends Thanks to Hospital at Home Program in the Times Colonist. Read more about if here.
  • October 19, 2021 - Canada's Island Health system has launched a remote patient monitoring platform that seeks to include any patient who can be monitored at home. Read more about it here
  • October 18, 2021 - Each year, the Victoria Hospitals Foundation (VHF) and Island Health partner to determine priority equipment needs in our hospitals. Read the VHF 2020-2021 portfolio report here.
  • September 17, 2021 - Hospital at Home attends 3rd Annual South Island Physicians BBQ. Read all about it here.
  • July 20, 2021 - Royal Jubilee Hospital at Home program admits their 100th patient into the program, read more.
  • June 30, 2021 - Island Health's Hospital at Home made the front page of the June/July edition of Canadian Healthcare Technology magazine.
  • Dr. Sean Spina, Research Lead and Evaluation Co-Lead, was interviewed by the magazine in May. Canadian Healthcare Technology magazine edition here.
  • June 15, 2021 - Al Ferraby of Victoria’s CFAX 1070 sent out a live radio shout-out to the whole team at Hospital at Home - requires audio.
  • May 12, 2021 - Five Days in May: In a Pandemic and Beyond: Engaging Patients as Partners for Hospital at Home.
  • This presentation discusses the use of Patient Oriented Research during a pandemic, the patient and public engagement methods to inform Hospital at Home's design and evaluation and outlines the integral role of patients and families within this program.


  • November 15, 2020 - The Times Colonist publishes an article about Island Health's Hospital at Home, "Creating hospital beds 'out of thin air': Hospital at Home program launches in Victoria". Read it here.
  • September 9, 2020 - Hospital at Home announcement made by Premier Horgan

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Island Health Magazine Fall 2021

Read articles on building resilience in children; how loneliness impacts health; tips and recipes for healthy to-go lunches; information about IBD and a feature about patient partners.

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Island Health asks for public’s assistance in appropriate emergency department use

Island Health is asking people to do their part to ensure our hospital emergency departments can continue to meet the care needs of patients experiencing medical emergencies.

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Temporary clinic brings COVID-19 vaccine to the community of Crofton

Starting tomorrow, residents of the Crofton area born in 2009 or earlier (aged 12 and older) can get their COVID-19 vaccine at a temporary walk-in clinic in their community.

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