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May 28, 2020

CEO Update: May 28, 2020

Today is the start of something new for us at Island Health. I hope you had some time to review today’s memo about changes we are making to our executive structure, and review the organizational chart to see how the changes will cascade down through the organization to better align, connect and support our teams to collaborate more effectively with each other to deliver excellent health and care. 

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May 28, 2020

Island Health Organizational Changes

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought huge changes to the way we live and work.

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May 28, 2020

New Executive Lead - Indigenous Health

Dawn Thomas joins Island Health in the newly established position of Executive Lead, Indigenous Health on June 1st.

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May 28, 2020

Musical Tribute to Dr. Bonnie Henry

Island Health’s own Dr. Bruce Campana created a musical tribute to thank our Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry. With the support of his wife Darlene, his sons and their friends, Bruce sang a heartfelt tribute over the music of the Beach Boys

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May 28, 2020

Physician Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Requirements Revised Due To COVID-19

The College of Family Physicians of Canada and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada have both waiving their continuing professional development and maintenance of certification requirements for this year.

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May 28, 2020

CEO & Chief MHO Joint Update: May 27, 2020

This afternoon, Premier John Horgan announced the extension of B.C.’s State of Emergency for an additional two weeks, marking this the longest state of emergency in the history of the province. The extension will continue to support our shared response to COVID-19 protecting our families, our friends, our health-care system and health-care teams. We appreciate the provincial government’s continued commitment to supporting the health-care system and our teams to be able to prepare and respond to COVID-19.

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May 27, 2020

Physical Distancing Reminder

As we re-start many services and more people are in the workplace, please remember that all medical staff and staff must adhere to physical distancing requirements and appropriate hygiene practices (e.g. hand washing).

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May 27, 2020

Free Virtual Pacific Northwest Sepsis Conference | June 16, 2020

The Pacific Northwest Sepsis Conference is in its 8th year of providing high-quality sepsis education to an international community of people interested in improving sepsis care and outcomes. This year, we have redesigned the conference to respect our community’s need for social distancing and are excited to provide this virtual education at no cost to attendees.

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May 27, 2020

Maternity care needs for practitioners - Survey

Researchers from the University of British Columbia and the Centre for Rural Health Research are seeking rural and remote maternity care providers in British Columbia to take part in a study.

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May 26, 2020

Island Health Medical Staff COVID-19 Updates May 26

A summary of updates on the Medical Staff Website.

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