News & Events
August 2, 2018
Island Health leaders, Dr. Richard Stanwick, Chief Medical Health Officer, and Dr. Wilma Arruda, Medical Director of Pediatric Services, were honoured for their outstanding contributions to children’s health and wellness in B.C.
July 27, 2018
Earlier this year I shared that I would be creating the position of Vice President – Priority Populations and Initiatives to lead the important strategy development work and monitor progress to help our integrated system of care for key populations and services.
July 25, 2018
There are many challenges in delivering upon the health and care that our patients and care team deserve. To effectively meet these challenges, we have to work together in partnership to create a different today for a better tomorrow.
July 16, 2018
Island Health’s Medical Staff Engagement and Development team welcomed two new team members this month. Sara Campbell, based in Nanaimo, is the new Project Lead and Tara Martinez, based in Victoria, is the new Program Assistant.
July 11, 2018
On Friday, June 6th, Premier John Horgan and Health Minister Adrian Dix joined staff, patients and community partners at the Cowichan District Hospital to announce it is full steam ahead on a project to replace the existing hospital.
July 4, 2018
Medical leaders from across Island Health met June 22 for an afternoon to learn more about medical staff engagement best practices and application. Island Health’s Medical Staff Engagement and Development team hosted “Engaging Medical Staff in Decision Making” workshop.
July 3, 2018
Dr. Gordon Hoag’s term as Medical Director and Department Head for the Department of Laboratory Medicine, Pathology and Medical Genetics completed at the end of June. Dr. Hoag started as Medical Director in 2000.
July 3, 2018
The Provincial Health Services Authority's Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) was recently deployed to Vancouver Island to pilot its Disaster Medicine course. On June 12 and 13, the MMU team, which includes Dr. Omar Ahmad and Dr.