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April 14, 2021

Family Doctor of the Day – NRGH

Have you heard about the Family Doctor of the Day (FDOD) Program at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital? Read about how a FDOD physician helps to deal with inpatient emergencies in a timely fashion, facilitating faster discharges home, and avoiding ED admissions for patients whose needs can be addressed at home and ensuring continuity of care.

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April 13, 2021

RJH and VGH Clinical Documentation Education Sessions Available

The transition to a standardized Electronic Health Record (EHR) across Island Health continues with the upcoming implementation of clinical documentation at Royal Jubilee and Victoria General hospital sites.

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April 13, 2021

3 Steps To Getting The COVID-19 Vaccine

Remaining end of day doses at Island Health immunization clinics are not for patients or members of the public who have not scheduled their vaccination. Read about the ways people can register for vaccination, and share the word that it is not our practice to issue any remaining doses to people who go to immunization clinics without a booked appointment for vaccination.

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April 13, 2021

52 new cases, Island Health total 4,075

Posted on: April 13, 2021

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April 13, 2021

Island Health Medical Staff Updates

Island Health Medical Staff Updates-April 13

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April 13, 2021

President & CEO and Chief MHO Joint Update

Dr. Bonnie Henry confirmed today that we are now in the midst of our 3rd wave of the pandemic, and urged people to stay close to home; within their community unless travel is essential. She also reminded everyone if they are contacted by public health to self isolate – this is not optional; and urged employers to support workers to stay home if they need to.

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April 12, 2021

Nuu-chah-nulth healing practices introduced to health care staff in Tofino

Chris Seitcher, Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation cultural support worker, at Esowista, near Tofino, is helping health-care staff to incorporate traditional healing practices into First Nations care. MELISSA RENWICK, HA-SHILTH-SA.

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April 12, 2021

169 new cases, Island Health total 4,023

Posted on: April 12, 2021

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April 9, 2021

Long-Term Care Learning Series

April is Advanced Care Planning month and April 16 is ACP Day! Therefore, the next session in this series will be on Friday April 16, 2021, from 2:00-2:45pm, and will cover the topic of Advance Care Planning.

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April 9, 2021

Participate in the SPEAK 2 Survey

Last year, more than 400,000 people in B.C. shared their perspectives and experiences on the provincial response to the pandemic, through the first SPEAK survey.

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