News & Events

October 10, 2019

Welcome New Medical Leader

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Leah MacDonald as Executive Medical Director, Primary Care and Seniors Health, beginning October 7, 2019.

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October 9, 2019

Patient Safety Learning Video Now Available

The BC Patient Safety and Learning System (PSLS) has created a “How to Report” video for Island Health Medical Staff. 

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October 9, 2019

Rural Physician Research Support Project

The Rural Physician Research Support Project is a new initiative which aims to empower rural physician researchers – or new aspiring researchers – to pursue innovative rural research and knowledge translation projects contributing to advancing rural health in BC.

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October 8, 2019

Island Health Doctors Participate in Doctors of BC Be Active Campaign

It’s October, and that means Doctors of BC’s annual children’s health challenge Be Active Every Day is back. The challenge, which seeks to get kids aged 5-11 active

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October 8, 2019

Welcome New Medical Leader

Dr. Haley Bos is the new Medical Director for Victoria General Hospital Clinical Operation.

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October 8, 2019

Knowledge-to-Action Month

Every November, the Research Department of Island Health hosts a month of collaborative events, bringing together leaders and researchers, healthcare providers and patients to learn about the importance of translating evidence into practice to improve care and outcomes.

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October 7, 2019

Island Health Physicians Honoured by UBC Faculty of Medicine and Island Medical Program

Island Medical Program faculty members were honoured by the UBC Faculty of Medicine with 2019 Clinical Faculty teaching awards and Island Medical Program/Division of Medical Sciences Teaching Awards.

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October 7, 2019

Early Psychosis Order Set

The first time a person experiences psychosis can be a challenging, frightening time. The care they receive during this episode can set the stage for all future engagements with the mental health care system.

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October 3, 2019

Name that Newsletter!

The Medical Staff of Island Health newsletter is looking for a new name. This monthly electronic newsletter began in July 2019 from a desire to refresh the Continuing Professional Development and PRN newsletters. 

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October 2, 2019

Welcome New Medical Leader

Dr. Brendon Irvine is the new Medical Director of Saanich and the Gulf Islands.

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