Dr. Sheila Findlay, Physician and Leader

Doctors of BC recently profiled Nanaimo physician Dr. Sheila Findlay. Dr. Findlay shared her experiences as a leader with the Division of Family Practice and noted how physicians can be influencers in their communities and within the health-care system. Read more about Dr. Findlay’s experience as a physician leader and information on leadership training support. Island Health also offers leadership training opportunities to medical staff; check out upcoming Island Health Medical Leadership Development events opportunities.

Dr. Laura Chapman Developed a Toolkit to Help Physicians Prevent Violence Against Health Care Providers

Training and prevention are key to help improve the situation for both patients and health care providers. This is why Dr. Laura Chapman and Dr. Tracy Nigro undertook a Quality and Innovation Initiative project with the help of Deborah McKnight. The toolkit is now available to physicians and allied health professionals throughout the province through the University of British Columbia’s Continuing Professional Development platform. Read more about the toolkit.

Kudos for Medical Staff Members

Do you have a story you would like to share about a Medical Staff member’s significant contributions?  A professional or academic achievement, quality improvement project, or someone who has gone above and beyond that you would like to acknowledge.

Please contact us at: MedStaffEngagement@viha.ca  

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September 12, 2018

Thank you, Dr. Gordon Hoag

In June, Dr. Gordon Hoag concluded his term as Medical Director and Department Head of Laboratory Medicine, Pathology and Medical Genetics, positions he held for 18 years.

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August 29, 2018

Wi-Fi is now available at more hospitals

Effective today, Island Health is pleased to provide complimentary Wi-Fi service to Island Health medical staff, staff and volunteers at Victoria General Hospital, Royal Jubilee Hospital, Cowichan District Hospital, Saanich Peninsula Hospital, Lady Minto Hospital and West Coast

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August 17, 2018

New Geo 2 Executive Medical Director - Dr. Ben Williams

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Ben Williams has accepted the position of Executive Medical Director, Geography 2 (Nanaimo, Oceanside, Alberni-Clayoquot); Renal, Trauma, and Oncology Services.

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