News & Events

August 22, 2019

Welcome New Medical Leader

Medical and Academic Affairs is very pleased to welcome Dr. D. George Forster, who joins that team as Medical Director, Primary Care Networks and Urgent and Primary Care Centre Implementation. Dr.

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August 21, 2019

Congratulations, Dr. Angela Enright!

Island Health anesthesiologist, Dr. Angela Enright has been awarded the Royal College Teasdale-Corti Humanitarian Award.

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August 21, 2019

Dr. Ambrose Marsh is retiring as Medical Director, Geography 3, Saanich Peninsula and Gulf Islands!

After 34 years working at Saanich Peninsula Hospital in one capacity or another, Dr. Marsh will be retiring as Medical Director of Saanich Peninsula and the Gulf Islands on August 30th. 

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August 21, 2019

Dr. Chris Hall researches sudden unexpected death in marginalized people

Island Health emergency physician and executive medical director, Dr. Chris Hall recalls an event years ago when she was a resident physician at an Alberta hospital. An upset and agitated man came to the emergency department.

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August 20, 2019

Documentation in a Digital Era

Medical Staff are invited to join Dr. Dennis Desai from the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) to discuss Documentation in a Digital Era.

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August 16, 2019

Congratulations to the Winning Poster and Honourable Mentions from the Vancouver Island Quality Showcase

Although dozens of posters projects were presented at the Vancouver Island Quality Showcase earlier this year only one took home the “Winning Poster” award.

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August 8, 2019

Welcome New Medical Leader

Dr. Jason Hart is the new Division Head of Hematology and Oncology. Dr. Hart is a specialist in hematology and medical oncology. Dr. Hart earned his medical degree from the University of Alberta before moving to B.C.

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July 31, 2019

New Quality Improvement Newsletter Available

The fifth issue of QI FOR YOU AND I is available for all medical staff. 13 new quality improvement projects are featured throughout the Island.

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July 31, 2019

Register Today for Parent & Child 2019

The Department of Maternity Care and Pediatrics is pleased to host their annual meeting and educational conference September 27 and 28 this year in Nanaimo.

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July 31, 2019

Navigating Island Health Medical Leadership

Navigating Island Health Medical Leadership is an interactive workshop aimed to help leaders and aspiring leaders gain a deeper knowledge of the health system and practice health leadership administrative skills.  At the end of the workshop,

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