News & Events

November 2, 2018

New Executive Medical Director, Geography 1

It is our pleasure to announce that Dr. Jennifer Grace has accepted the role of Executive Medical Director for Geography 1 on a permanent basis.

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October 24, 2018

Changes in Anesthesia Can Improve Operating Room Efficiency

As an Anesthesiologist, Dr. Gus Chan helps prepare patients for surgery and monitors them during and after their procedure to ensure success.

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October 17, 2018

Do You Really Have Time For The FLU?

Free vaccines are available for all Island Health medical staff between October 22 – November 9, 2018.

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October 16, 2018

Patient Safety Skills Booster Education Sessions

If you are a clinical lead (i.e. CNL, CNE, Co-ordinator, Manager), medical lead or aspiring clinical or medical leader, the Patient Safety Department would like to invite you to attend education opportunities provided during Patient Safety Week (October 29-November 1, 2018).

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October 12, 2018

A Different Today For A Better Tomorrow

For me, relationships are core to the delivery of high-quality health and care.

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October 11, 2018

New Cardiologist and Echocardiographer at NRGH

Please join me in welcoming Dr. Jennifer Jue to the Cardiology team at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.

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October 10, 2018

New Cardiac Rehabilitation Cardiologist at RJH

Please join me in welcoming Dr. Olivier Desplantie to the Cardiology team at Royal Jubilee Hospital. Starting October 15, 2018, Dr. Desplantie will join the Division of Cardiology and Island Health as a Heart Failure and Cardiac Rehabilitation Cardiologist.

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September 25, 2018

Island Health celebrates Physician Quality Improvement

Physicians from across Vancouver Island gathered in Sidney last week to celebrate the graduation of cohort two from the Physician Quality Improvement initiative. Physicians presented their projects and shared their experiences from working on their year-long quality improvement projects.

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September 12, 2018

Thank you, Dr. Gordon Hoag

In June, Dr. Gordon Hoag concluded his term as Medical Director and Department Head of Laboratory Medicine, Pathology and Medical Genetics, positions he held for 18 years.

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August 29, 2018

Wi-Fi is now available at more hospitals

Effective today, Island Health is pleased to provide complimentary Wi-Fi service to Island Health medical staff, staff and volunteers at Victoria General Hospital, Royal Jubilee Hospital, Cowichan District Hospital, Saanich Peninsula Hospital, Lady Minto Hospital and West Coast

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