News

January 9, 2020

Dr. Henri-Bhargava researches dementia

Island Health neurologist, Dr. Alexandre Henri-Bhargava is conducting dementia research through the Cognitive Health Initiative. Read more in the latest issue of Island Health magazine.

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January 8, 2020

Advanced Trauma Life Support Courses Open to Medical Staff

Advance Trauma Life Support (ATLS®) is an international course that teaches participants the basic skills necessary for timely management of traumatic injury through instruction and practical sessions.

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January 7, 2020

Island Health physicians lead the way in spasticity treatment and nerve transfer surgery

Dr. Paul Winston, Dr. Emily Krauss and Dr. Daniel Vincent are the physicians leading the innovative work at the Victoria Combined Peripheral Nerve and Spasticity Clinic.

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December 24, 2019

Mindful Mondays

The South Island Medical Staff Associations Physician Wellness and Social Committee is pleased to present a series of Mindful Mondays.

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December 23, 2019

A Doctor Without Borders: Dr. Wood shares his Experience in South Sudan

In October and November 2019, I worked with Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) as an Anaesthesiologist in South Sudan.

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December 22, 2019

Congratulations Dr. Jacks & Dr. Smit

A multidisciplinary team of clinicians has been nominated by Dr. Chris Hall for its contributions towards Innovative Leadership in Victoria.  I am pleased to recognized Dr. Duncan Jacks, Dr. Jacques Smit, and the Same Day Arthroplasty Team.

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December 21, 2019

Welcome Dr. Carol-Ann Saari, new Medical Lead and Division Head, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Effective January 1, 2020 Dr. Carol-Ann Saari will assume the role of Medical Lead and Division Head, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 

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December 20, 2019

Congratulations Dr. Daisy Dulay

Recipient of the Communications Leadership Award, Dr. Daisy Dulay, facilitated effective communication between the medical staff, administration, and Board of Directors of the Health Authority.

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December 20, 2019

Welcome Dr. Stephen Head, new Medical Lead Anesthesia, RJH

Effective January 1, 2020, Dr. Stephen Head will assume the role of Medical Lead Anesthesia at Royal Jubilee Hospital. Dr. Head will continue to serve in his Co-Division Head role.

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December 19, 2019

A Mindful Pause with Dr. Mark Sherman

It is one week before Christmas as I write this.  It is a time of holiday parties, gift buying, excesses in food and drink, and a bustling about as we attend to work, family and social commitments. The holiday season seems to epitomize an overbusyness that has become epidemic in our society.

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