Island Health Newsletters

A collection of newsletters from various Island Health departments: 

Currents - Inside Island Health

Summer 2023 Edition - In this edition we feature teams who shared their knowledge at the Quality Forum, introduce you to our new environmental scientist, recognize the foresight and planning that helped NRGH through the respiratory surge, celebrate award winners and much more. As well, this issue's We Are Island Health special feature highlights the amazing team at Cowichan District Hospital. 

Virtual Care Services Newsletters

2023 Summer Edition - In this issue…New Call4Care Service - Pilot Project Overview, Virtual Palliative Support​ive Care Available Island-Wide, Remote Cochlear Implant Service Awarded by Health Quality BC, Virtual Care Success Stories​

IHealth Newsletters

July 2023 Newsletter - Updates include: What is the IHealth Medical Staff Champion Council (MSCC)?, Workflow Validation Updates, Practice Changes: What Medical Staff need to know, FAQs and more.

Harm Reduction Newsletters

Summer 2023 Volume 3 - Issue 3: ​In this issue learn more about changes to the Population and Public Health Harm Reduction Team. And, did you ever have a question about harm reduction and was unsure to ask? Here is your opportunity to ask Beth, our Peer Project Coordinator, anything. 

Mental Health Act INFOBITS

July 2023 Issue - The July 2023 issue discusses process and considerations of authorizing Extended Leave for someone receiving involuntary treatment under the MHA.

MAiD Newsletters

July Edition - The July edition of the MAiD Newsletter is here.  Read about updates on current legislation, waitlist mangement and provider/assessor education opportunities. 

Between the Lines

July Edition - HIGHLIGHTS for July Between the Lines newsletter: Using Powerchart & Electronic Health Record to improve communication, Using My Story to support a person-centered approach and more.