News

January 12, 2023

Current PPE Guidance on IPAC Page

In light of updated guidance around PPE, and as the pandemic continues to evolve and change, IPAC has retired the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) During COVID-19 Pandemic Guidelines, that we have been referencing since early 2020. ​​All current guidance regarding PPE can be found on the Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) website.

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January 11, 2023

Perinatal Care Providers: Thought Exchange Invite

If you provide perinatal healthcare in BC, you are invited to participate in this Thought Exchange!

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January 11, 2023

Ring in the new year with new REDCap data management training!

Learn more about the versatile online data management tool that supports innovation at Island Health in these upcoming Zoom sessions!

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January 10, 2023

Community Virtual Care Program

Take this survey to help improve the Community Virtual Care Program for people with chronic conditions.

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January 10, 2023

NRGH celebrates 60TH birthday with fundraising record

“Born" on Jan 6, 1963, NRGH has been a fixture of health and wellness in Nanaimo and the entire central Island region for over 60 years, serving over 440,000 Vancouver Island residents. The annual Light the Trees fundraising event for the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation has generated over $1.3 Million for NRGH, exceeding our fundraising goal by 73%!

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January 10, 2023

Comox Valley Low Intensity Rehabilitation Unit (LIRU) Opening

For Physicians and Orthopedic Surgeons of the North Island Hospitals. At Comox Valley Hospital ten (10) beds on unit 4A will convert to a Low Intensity Rehabilitation Unit (LIRU). Eligible patients from Comox Valley, Campbell River, Port Hardy and Port McNeill Hospitals will have access to this program starting January 16th, 2023.

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January 9, 2023

Pediatric DERMES: Dermatology Equity through Remote, Management, Education and Study

Join UBC CPD for free weekly virtual interactive sessions this post includes events from Jan 19 to Feb 16, 2023. Each session will include a short didactic presentation and cases submitted by dermatology and pediatric colleagues in BC.

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January 9, 2023

Orthopaedics for Primary Care Virtual Series 2023

Join UBC CPD once again for their very popular Orthopaedic Virtual Series for Primary Care! This year's theme includes pediatrics, spine, sports and trauma focused topics. January 18 and 25 events.

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January 6, 2023

Surgical Safety Checklists: Policy, Procedure & Practice.

The following is intended for all Clinical Care Leaders in settings requiring completion of the Surgical Safety Checklist.

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January 6, 2023

Memo: Health System Capacity Emergency Operations Centre

Starting Monday January 9th, Island Health will be restarting our Health System Capacity Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) structure to support an Island-wide coordinated and accelerated approach to the annual surge pressure we face at this time of year.

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