October 24, 2023
The IHealth World Café events at VGH on Wednesday, October 25 and at RJH on Thursday, October 26 are designed to help staff at these sites prepare for the IHealth activations coming in early 2024. Both events run from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
October 23, 2023
The October BC Mental Health Act Infobits monthly newsletter highlights MHA educational supports, resources and provincial updates to support your practice. The topic for October 2023 is Review Panel Hearings.
October 20, 2023
Island Health’s third central monitoring system installed to support safe deliveries for moms and babies
VGH is now one of three labour and delivery units in the region with a central monitoring board, joining Nanaimo Regional General Hospital and Cowichan District Hospital. VGH will be the first to implement new technology called FetaLink, which links the labouring patient’s continuously updated data to their chart in the electronic health record (EHR). FetaLink will be introduced at VGH in February 2024 as part of a facility-wide IHealth activation.
October 18, 2023
Staff at VGH, RJH, GRH, and SISC have an opportunity next week to find out more about IHealth activations coming in early 2024.
October 16, 2023
It’s that time of the year… do you have an immunization plan? Island Health encourages all staff to immunize against influenza and COVID-19. This year, you have the option to book and receive one or both shots at the same time – conveniently, safely and effectively. Island Health employees can choose from three options for receiving their vaccines.
October 13, 2023
As an organization of 30,000+ people with global connections, Island Health supports all staff, medical staff, students and volunteers who have friends and family in Israel and Gaza. For members of the Island Health family with connections to the region, or for those who are struggling to process this unfolding tragedy, please know there are supports available.