News & Events

September 20, 2019

Welcome New Medical Leader

Dr. Jaclyn Farquhar is the new Medical Lead of surgery at North Island Hospital, Campbell River.

Dr. Farquhar earned her medical degree from the University of British Columbia.

 

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September 20, 2019

Welcome New Medical Leader

North Island Hospital Campbell River is pleased to welcome Dr. Heather Blair to her new position as Medical Lead, Medicine at the hospital.

Dr. Blair earned her medical degree from the University of British Columbia before specializing in internal medicine.

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September 20, 2019

Welcome New Medical Leader

The Department of Primary Care is pleased to welcome Dr. Graham Blackburn, as the new Geo 3 Division Head for Cowichan District Hospital, Ladysmith Community Health Centre, Chemainus Health Care Centre.

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September 16, 2019

PowerChart access for Medical Office Assistants

We are now providing PowerChart access (view-only) to Medical Office Assistants (MOA) in the community. 

To ensure MOAs receive community access in a timely manner, please follow the steps below:

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September 12, 2019

Dr. Erika Kellerhals ready to join grandmothers in annual charity ride

After reading about the ride for years, a Campbell River physician is finally getting her chance to take part in Vancouver Island’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers annual fundraising bike tour.

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September 11, 2019

A Message to All Island Health Medical Staff from the Legislative Committee

Re: 2019 Medical Staff Rules Review

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September 4, 2019

Welcome New Medical Leader

North Island Hospital Comox Valley is pleased to welcome Dr. Jennifer Laurence as the new Medical Lead for emergency. Dr. Laurence was an RN at RJH and VGH from 1997-2003, before finishing medical school at McMaster University in 2006.

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August 30, 2019

Welcome New Medical Leader

Dr. Vanja Petrovic is the new Medical Lead, Medicine at Victoria General Hospital. Dr. Petrovic earned her medical degree and practiced in Vancouver, Trail and Burnaby before coming to Victoria in 2014.

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August 30, 2019

Welcome New Medical Leader

Dr. Satpal Dhillon is the new Medical Lead, Hospitalists at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. Dr. Dhillon worked as a physical therapist before earning his medical degree in 2012.

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August 23, 2019

Finding and Creating Joy in Work

If you were eavesdropping on the informal chat of a room full of medical professionals, how often would the word ‘joy’ come up? While terms like ‘burnout’ and ‘overwork’ might pepper the conversation, ‘joy’ would likely be missing in action.

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