News & Events

July 16, 2019

Cowichan Valley Physician Engagement: Bridging the Divide

There is clear and growing evidence that medical engagement makes a critical contribution to achieving innovation and improvement for patient care.

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July 8, 2019

Welcome New Medical Leader

North Island Hospital, Comox Valley is pleased to welcome Dr. Charles Huisamen as the new co-medical lead for emergency at the North Island Hospital, Comox Valley. Educated in South Africa, Dr.

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July 2, 2019

Salt Spring Doctor Analyzes World Cup Games

To people on Salt Spring Island, she’s Dr. Clare Rustad – the local family physician who returned to the island to practice medicine.

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July 2, 2019

Apply today to be Vice-Chair of HAMAC

Are you interested in influencing the Island health system at a high level? Consider applying to be the next Vice-Chair of the Health Authority Medical Advisory Committee. Medical staff are encouraged to apply to the position today.

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June 19, 2019

2019 Vancouver Island Emergency and Critical Care Conference Wraps-Up

Earlier this month more than 250 people gathered in Parksville for the fourth Vancouver Island Emergency and Critical Care Conference.

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June 18, 2019

Island Health Physicians Recognized by Doctors of BC

Dr. Bill Cavers, a long-time Victoria family physician, was honoured with the Dr. Don Rix Award at the Doctors of BC Awards earlier this month. This award recognized lifetime achievements and exemplary physician leadership.

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June 12, 2019

Medical Leaders and Administrative Leaders Gather for Workshop

Almost 100 medical leaders, emerging leaders and administrative leaders gathered in Victoria at the end of May to attend “Leadership and Performance Growth”.

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June 11, 2019

Primary Care Provider Patient Summaries in Powerchart

Family physicians in Victoria are preparing summaries of their patient’s longitudinal information to support care when those patients are admitted to hospital.

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May 28, 2019

Heart Health Team Aims to Improve AED Data Sharing

When a person experiences cardiac arrest, paramedics and first responders may use an Automated External Defibrillator to help “re-set” the heart rhythm.

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May 17, 2019

Welcome New Medical Leaders

We are pleased to welcome four new medical leads:

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