News

February 21, 2020

Nominations are open for the BC Family Physician of the Year Award

The BC Family Physician of the Year Award recognizes a family physician who provides exemplary care to patients and takes part in activities that contribute to excellence in family medicine.

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February 20, 2020

Island Health physicians and staff study MAID bereavement

Family physician, Dr. Konia Trouton, hospitalist, Dr. Chloe Lemire-Elmore joined clinical nurse specialist, Rosanne Beuthin and staff from the Victoria Hospice to research bereavement support for patients, family members and friends following an assisted death.

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February 18, 2020

Apply for Cohort 5 of the Physician Quality Improvement Training Program Today!

The Physician Quality Improvement (PQI) training program is now accepting applications for their fifth Cohort of physician and nurse practitioner learners.

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February 12, 2020

South Island Medical Staff Share Stories

A group of south island physicians came together last week to for the first “story rounds” event. With the support of the South Island Medical Staff Association, the Saanich Peninsula Physician Society and the South Island and Victoria Divisions of Family Practice, the event was modelled on Stanford Medical’s live story telling series.

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February 6, 2020

New Executive Director of Medical and Academic Affairs, Laura Nielsen

Laura Nielsen has accepted the position of Executive Director for Medical and Academic Affairs commencing March 2, 2020.

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February 5, 2020

New Rural Physician CME Program

The Rural Education Action Plan’s new rural physician CME program makes funding available for new rural physicians to attend rural-relevant events.

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February 3, 2020

Coronavirus Updates

A novel coronavirus was identified in Wuhan, China in December. Medical staff are asked to follow additional infection control practices and screening on severe respiratory illness related to travel.

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January 31, 2020

Quality Improvement 101 Workshops Available

Would you like to get involved in improving the quality of care in your area - but aren't sure how to get started? Join the Physician Quality Improvement team to learn skills, tools and strategies from the experts. Bring your ideas - and we will help you take them to the next level!

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January 30, 2020

Welcome Dr. Kevin Martin, new Division Head and Medical Lead for Family Practice NRGH

Dr. Kevin Martin assumes both the Division Head role and Medical Lead for Family Practice at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.

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January 30, 2020

‘Spot’ the opportunities to get involved!

There are 101 reasons to check out the new medical staff calendar of events but we will just list one: details on educational rounds, medical governance and medical leadership events and more all located in one place.

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