News

June 2, 2022

New Town Hall Provides Key Updates

Thanks to the more than 350 staff and medical staff who joined the Town Hall (now on Zoom!) on Tuesday, May 31st to hear the latest organizational updates from senior leaders.

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June 1, 2022

Primary Care Update

Newsletter highlights include: COVID-19 Sixth Wave Hospitalizations Easing, BCCDC Monkeypox Information Webpage, Island Health’s Community Wellness Grant Program open for Applications, Island Health Medicine Grand Rounds on Zoom: Part 3, and more.

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June 1, 2022

FROM THE CEO: Let's Walk our PRIDE Together

The theme for this year’s Pride Month in Island Health is to ‘Walk our PRIDE’. This month, and every month, Kathy MacNeil encourages everyone to join together to Walk Our PRIDE, and take steps to create lasting and positive changes in our workplace.

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June 1, 2022

Community Health Centre opens in the Westshore

People living in Colwood, Langford, Highlands and Metchosin now have access to expanded primary care and social supports with the opening of the Westshore Community Health Centre (CHC) on June 1, 2022 in Colwood.

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May 31, 2022

Moving for Men’s Mental Health

June is Canadian Men's Health Month – and once again the theme is “Move For Your Mental Health."

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May 31, 2022

MHSU May Update

May's edition of the MHSU Monthly Update features a Community Service Award winner, EPI's recent program enhancements, and an intro to MHA Quick Guides. Have a look!

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May 31, 2022

"Extra" Edition of Between the Lines - Long-term Care

Welcome to Island Health's first “Extra” Edition of the LTC Between the Lines Newsletter. These extra editions will come out between the regular editions and will cover Accreditation topics. The 4 ROPs that come under Infection Prevention & Control, What is the “trifecta" of Infection Prevention and Control? And more.

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May 31, 2022

Physician Guide to WorkSafeBC Registration and Insurance Coverage

Purchasing WorkSafeBC insurance is the obligation of all those defined as employers, but there are also options for those who don’t meet this definition. Unincorporated physicians with or without staff who want personal protection in case of a work-related injury or illness may also be eligible to apply for optional personal coverage. This guide, developed with Doctors of BC, explains how to determine if you are an employer required to register with WorkSafeBC and pay premiums — and if so, how to apply to register.

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May 30, 2022

CME Offerings June 2022 Newsletter

A list of monthly courses, workshops, conferences and more.

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May 30, 2022

Cerner Capacity Management (CCM) Training Has Begun

Training is now underway for Cerner Capacity Management (CCM), which will replace TeleTracking (TxT) as the patient flow system at RJH and VGH beginning Friday, June 24. Completing the required training will prepare staff for this important change to patient and materiel flow.

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