November 26, 2018

Doctors without Razors help Movember fundraising effort

If you have been to Saanich Peninsula Hospital lately, you might notice the doctors appear a bit…well, hairier... These doctors have put down their razors for the month of November to grow their Mo’s for Movember!

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November 13, 2018

Thank you, Dr. Anna Kindy

Campbell River general practitioner Dr. Anna Kindy works in addiction medicine and has been a tireless advocate for a vulnerable and challenging population for more than 20 years. In addition to providing care to her patients, Dr.

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November 7, 2018

New Medical Director Heart Health, Dr. Peter Gladstone

Please join me in welcoming Dr. Peter Gladstone as the new Heart Health Medical Director. He started his new position on Thursday, November 1, 2018.

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November 2, 2018

New Executive Medical Director, Geography 1

It is our pleasure to announce that Dr. Jennifer Grace has accepted the role of Executive Medical Director for Geography 1 on a permanent basis.

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October 24, 2018

Changes in Anesthesia Can Improve Operating Room Efficiency

As an Anesthesiologist, Dr. Gus Chan helps prepare patients for surgery and monitors them during and after their procedure to ensure success.

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October 17, 2018

Do You Really Have Time For The FLU?

Free vaccines are available for all Island Health medical staff between October 22 – November 9, 2018.

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October 16, 2018

Patient Safety Skills Booster Education Sessions

If you are a clinical lead (i.e. CNL, CNE, Co-ordinator, Manager), medical lead or aspiring clinical or medical leader, the Patient Safety Department would like to invite you to attend education opportunities provided during Patient Safety Week (October 29-November 1, 2018).

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October 10, 2018

New Cardiac Rehabilitation Cardiologist at RJH

Please join me in welcoming Dr. Olivier Desplantie to the Cardiology team at Royal Jubilee Hospital. Starting October 15, 2018, Dr. Desplantie will join the Division of Cardiology and Island Health as a Heart Failure and Cardiac Rehabilitation Cardiologist.

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September 25, 2018

Island Health celebrates Physician Quality Improvement

Physicians from across Vancouver Island gathered in Sidney last week to celebrate the graduation of cohort two from the Physician Quality Improvement initiative. Physicians presented their projects and shared their experiences from working on their year-long quality improvement projects.

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September 12, 2018

Thank you, Dr. Gordon Hoag

In June, Dr. Gordon Hoag concluded his term as Medical Director and Department Head of Laboratory Medicine, Pathology and Medical Genetics, positions he held for 18 years.

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