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March 31, 2021

CEO Monthly update - Strategic Framework / Annual Work Plan

These monthly updates are designed to highlight your continued commitment to delivering health and care every day and recognize the impact it has had on the health and wellness of people who have received a gift of health - of treatment – of hope.

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March 30, 2021

Island Health Medical Staff Updates

Island Health Medical Staff Updates—March 30

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March 30, 2021

Updated Recommendations for AstraZeneca and COVISHIELD Vaccines

March 29 a change was announced in the use of COVISHIELD and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines. Due to evolving research and evidence coming from Europe related to safety concerns with use of these vaccines, the national and subsequent provincial precautionary direction is to immediately pause use of both AstraZeneca products in people under 55 years of age.

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March 30, 2021

UBC Sauder School of Business Physician Leadership Program Expression of Interest is now open!

Interested in further developing your leadership knowledge, behaviours and skills to effectively engage in the planning, delivery and transformation of our health care system? Would you like to acquire meaningful new perspectives on health care leadership and develop a practical, broad based set of skills to work up and down multiple levels of organizations and across multiple health care contexts? The Physician Leadership Program Expression of Interest is now open!

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March 30, 2021

38 new cases, Island Health total 3,259

Posted on: March 30, 2021

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March 30, 2021

Rural Leadership Development Program

Rural Education Action Plan (REAP) is currently accepting applications for the Rural Leadership Development Program.

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March 30, 2021

Apply for Cohort 6 of the Physician Quality Improvement Training Program Today!

Are you a member of the Medical Staff with a growth mindset who is passionate about improvement? Would you like to work with a team to address a gap in care in your area? 
Do you enjoy participating in fun, educational workshops with colleagues from across the island that will give you tools you can apply in real time? Then Physician Quality Improvement (PQI) is the place for you! 

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March 30, 2021

Rural Continuing Medical Education Community Program E-newsletter

Fourth issue of the RCME Community e-newsletter highlights include: RCME Implementation, Virtual BC Rural Health Conference May 29 & 30, 2021, Rural Leadership Development Program, BC Virtual Health Grand Rounds & more.

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March 30, 2021

New and Amended PHO Orders and Guidelines in Effect Through April 19, 2021

The Provincial Health Officer is amending the provincial public health orders effective today, March 30, 2021.

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March 30, 2021

Primary Care Update: COVID-19

The Island Health region achieved an important milestone at the end of last week with 100,000 first doses issued – approximately 15% of the region is immunized against COVID-19.

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