News & Events

January 9, 2019

New Medical Leaders for Primary Care and Mental Health and Substance Use

We are pleased to introduce and welcome two new medical leaders to Island Health, Dr. Lissa Benson and Dr. Daniel Boston.

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December 19, 2018

New Medical Lead for MHSU Addictions Medicine, Geo 4

We are pleased to introduce Dr. Bill Bullock and to welcome him to his new position as Medical Lead for Mental Health and Substance Use, Addictions Medicine Geography 4, effective December 1, 2018. In this new role Dr.

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December 18, 2018

Thank you, Dr. Deke Botsford

Dr. Deke Botsford has decided to step back from his leadership roles as Chief of Staff and Site Medical Director at North Island Hospital Campbell River and District. However, Dr. Botsford will continue to provide surgical care at the hospital.

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December 17, 2018

PQI project aims to help women who experience early pregnancy loss

Nanaimo Obstetrics and Gynecology physician, Dr. Regina Renner provides care to women who experience early pregnancy loss (EPL).

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December 13, 2018

Celebrating Success: Evidence-into-Practice Silver Award-Winner Dr. Paul Winston

Island Health’s annual Knowledge-to-Action Awards aim to celebrate and spread the use of high-quality, relevant evidence to change practice and improve quality and care.

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December 12, 2018

Team Lady Minto Completes Neonatal Training

Lady Minto Hospital physicians and the solo midwife recently completed the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP).

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December 7, 2018

Thank you, Dr. John Antonsen

Nephrologist Dr. John Antonsen deserves to be recognized for his exemplary leadership, fairness, insights, patience and for being an outstanding physician leader who is always focused on what is best for patient care.

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December 5, 2018

Medical Staff at Island Health-A Message from Dr. Jeremy Etherington

With the approaching Holiday Season, I am reminded how lucky my family and I really are to live in such a great country and to work in Island Health.

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December 4, 2018

Nanaimo Welcomes New Doctors and Thanks Retiring Doctors

More than 110 Nanaimo medical staff and their families gathered at the end of November for the first annual Hello Goodbye Mingler! The event was held to recognize Nanaimo’s newest physicians to the medical community and honour retiring physicians for dedicating themselves to patient care.

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November 28, 2018

Medical Staff gathered in Victoria for Medical Leadership Development Event

Current and emerging medical leaders from across Vancouver Island gathered in Victoria last week to participate in the first annual medical leadership workshop and networking event “Leader as Coach: Conversations for Personal and System Growth” training event.

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