News

May 20, 2020

Victoria General Hospital medical staff and staff access change

Starting Monday, May 25th, all staff and medical staff will no longer be able to access the building via the South Main Entrance in support of physical distancing.

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May 19, 2020

Long-term Care Update

Participation in emergency outbreak teleconference for COVID+ resident and increasing physician/NP presence in LTC.

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May 19, 2020

Medical Imaging ramp-up plan

Effective May 19th, Medical Imaging will begin implementing a ramp up plan including multiple enhanced safety measures .

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May 19, 2020

Island Health Medical Staff COVID-19 Updates May 19

A daily summary of updates on the Medical Staff Website.

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May 19, 2020

CEO & Chief MHO Joint Update: May 19, 2020

We invite you to join us this evening at 7:15 p.m. for a virtual public town hall, hosted by Courtenay-Comox MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard and Opposition Health Critic MLA Norm Letnick, We will be taking questions from the public which are submitted live during the town hall. Tune in to the live stream through the Government of B.C.’s Facebook page or YouTube channel.

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May 19, 2020

PPE for Physicians in community practices on Vancouver Island

For specialist physicians, Island Health will review all requests for PPE according to the type of service and population being provided care.

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May 19, 2020

BC Family Doctor Day – Dr. Patricia Olsen

To pay tribute to family doctors, the backbone of primary care, and in honour of BC Family Doctor Day, we are profiling some of the amazing family doctors practicing in Island Health.

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May 19, 2020

BC Family Doctor Day – Dr. Manya Sadouski

To pay tribute to family doctors, the backbone of primary care, and in honour of BC Family Doctor Day, we are profiling some of the amazing family doctors practicing in Island Health. Dr. Manya Sadouski is a family doctor on Salt Spring Island.

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May 19, 2020

BC Family Doctors Day

May 19 is BC Family Doctor Day. Within the Island Health region, there are many family doctors dedicated to providing care for our patients and in the community. Today is a day to recognize their hard work and commitment to medicine and primary care. Thank you for everything you do!

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May 16, 2020

CEO & Chief MHO Joint Update: May 16, 2020

In the past weeks, our teams have had to work differently than they ever have in the past. COVID-19 has pushed our system to adapt and accelerate in ways we have never seen before, so that we can respond in a way that supports patients, clients and care providers.

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