News & Events

May 7, 2019

Nanaimo Physicians Help Prepare for Disasters

Emergency physicians Dr. Mike Flesher and Dr. Chris Rumball know a thing or two about disasters. Dr. Rumball is presently Chair of the Doctors of BC Emergency and Public Safety Committee.

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May 3, 2019

New Medical Lead, Hospitalists RJH

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Hendrik (Rikus) De Lange to his medical leadership role as the new medical lead of hospitalists at Royal Jubilee Hospital. Dr. De Lange has been practicing medicine at Island Health since 2013.

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May 3, 2019

Royal Jubilee’s Mock Code Blue Program Expands to include CPR Wars

Frontline staff at Royal Jubilee Hospital are familiar with the Mock Code Blue program. For nearly 20 years, each Mock Code Blue has allowed medical staff, residents, nurses and clinical teams the opportunity to practice their response to a code blue situation.

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May 1, 2019

First Ever Vancouver Island Quality Showcase Was a Success

More than 200 people from across Island Health gathered in Nanaimo last week to celebrate Quality. Medical staff, nurses, clinical staff, patients and leaders came together for the day at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre in Nanaimo.

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May 1, 2019

Celebrating National Physicians’ Day on May 1st

The Canadian Medical Association has officially declared May 1 as National Physicians’ Day in order to recognize the Canadian medical profession and its contributions to the country’s history and national identity.

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April 18, 2019

Medical staff needed for Research Ethics Boards

Island Health’s Research Ethics Boards (REBs) are seeking medical staff members to participate in the ethical review of human research. This includes physicians, specialists, midwives and nurse practitioners.

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April 16, 2019

Welcome New Medical Leaders

Island Health is pleased to welcome two new medical leads in Campbell River and the Cowichan Valley:

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April 11, 2019

Medical Staff Quality Improvement Showcase Info

Attention: Medical Staff

Would you like to learn more about Quality Improvement?

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April 10, 2019

One new South Island measles exposure confirmed, for a total of six cases

Island Health has confirmed one new case of measles infection on the South Island.

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April 10, 2019

Quality Improvement thrives at Island Health with PQI 3 and upcoming Vancouver Island Quality Showcase

Island Health medical staff from the third Physician Quality Improvement cohort gathered in Langford this week to present their PQI projects.

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