News

May 14, 2024

New Patient Safety and Learning System (PSLS) Data Request Intake Form

To enhance efficiency and streamline data requests, Patient Safety and Learning System has introduced a new Data Request Intake Form. This form will be used to request Patient Safety and Learning System data.

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May 8, 2024

May 2024 Between the Lines LTC Program Newsletter

In the May newsletter, explore resources for enhancing workplace civility, guidelines for PSLS wound reporting, and surprising insights into Naloxone administration in LTC settings. Also bid farewell to Dacia Reid, Manager of LTC Program Practice & Education, as she retires, acknowledging her significant contributions, and more.

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May 6, 2024

IHealth News Brief for Medical Staff – April 25

Island Health medical staff, alongside nursing, pharmacy, and allied health, prepare for Go-Live by transitioning patient orders to electronic platforms. Cutover process begins days before Go-Live, with May 25 for Victoria General Hospital, Gorge Road Health Centre, and South Island Surgical Centre, and June 8 for Royal Jubilee Hospital.

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May 6, 2024

National Nursing Week: May 6 to 12

This week, we encourage everyone at Island Health to take a moment to thank and acknowledge a nurse.

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May 3, 2024

Employee Onboarding Learning Series

The onboarding team is excited to announce a new learning initiative aimed at enhancing the Pathway to C.A.R.E. Onboarding Program. Starting this month, we're introducing an article series that will delve into key aspects of onboarding for leaders, peer ambassadors, and new employees.​

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May 2, 2024

FROM THE CEO: New Substance Use & Addictions Management in Hospitals Policy

Today, the Ministry of Health released a new Substance Use and Addictions Management in Hospitals policy, which outlines the specific expectations for Island Health and all health authorities.

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May 1, 2024

Invitation to Medical Staff to join IHealth Town Hall meeting

Dear colleagues, you are encouraged to join this IHealth Town Hall meeting, Thursday, May 2 at 10am.

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May 1, 2024

2024 National Physicians' Day

Today is National Physicians’ Day, an opportunity to recognize Island Health’s extraordinary doctors who chose to serve in the profession of medicine.

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April 29, 2024

Laboratory Only Department Order Entry (DOE), Scheduled OUTAGE ADVANCE Notification (May 10-11, 2024)

Scheduled OUTAGE ADVANCE Notification (May 10-11, 2024). There will be enhancements to laboratory orders and workflows. As a result, the Department Order Entry (DOE) functionality will not be available during this time. Lab results will not be visible in PowerChart and FirstNet during the downtime. They will be reported out on paper.

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April 29, 2024

Virtual Care Services Newsletter: Spring Edition

The Spring 2024 edition of our newsletter is now available, packed with timely virtual care updates and local success stories.

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