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.
June 21, 2018
We are extremely pleased to announce that Dr. Ramm Hering has been appointed Island Health’s first Medical Director for Addiction Medicine. This island-wide co-management role will be a key role within the Mental Health and Substance Use Program.
June 4, 2018
Island Health is proud to announce that Dr. Leah Norgrove has received the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians’ 2018 Humanitarian Award in recognition of her work to ensure culturally safe support for palliative care patients.
May 1, 2018
Emergency Department physician Dr. Jeffrey Beselt was nationally recognized in April, 2018, for his inspirational leadership and commitment to culturally inclusive health care.