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May 12, 2020

BC COVID-19 survey: Your story, our future

This afternoon, the province launched a population health survey in partnership with the BC CDC, PHSA, and all health authorities.

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May 12, 2020

Rural Continuing Medical Education (RCME) Community Program newsletter | May 2020

The RCME Community Program, RCCbc works closely with educational partners such as UBC RCPD to increase the availability of learning opportunities closer to home, support meaningful community education opportunities that will support better patient care, and create opportunities in personal development, professional development and team/relationship development.  

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May 11, 2020

Island Health Medical Staff COVID-19 Updates May 11

A daily summary of updates on the Medical Staff Website.

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May 11, 2020

CEO & Chief MHO Joint Update: May 11, 2020

It is with the greatest of gratitude that we recognize all of the nurses in the Island Health family as we begin National Nursing Week. Nurses provide care, compassion and kindness for patients and families while also being valued leaders, administrators and educators.

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May 11, 2020

Dr. Carere , ER Doctor and profiles of workers on the front lines of health care amid pandemic

Emergency-room physician Matt Carere has been inspired by the rapid response to COVID-19 in Victoria, where simulations and preparations continue for a possible second wave.

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May 11, 2020

Doctors celebrate a different kind of Mother’s Day this year

Dr. Bri Budlovsky, a physician in the Emergency Department at the Royal Jubilee and Victoria General Hospitals, says when the pandemic hit she was afraid “more than ever before” to bring the illness back home to her two young children. Budlovsky’s youngest daughter was only six months old when she returned to work from maternity leave and within weeks, cases of the virus began to appear on the Island.

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May 11, 2020

Drs. Omar and Danish Ahmad in ERs living extremes of pandemic — in Victoria, in New York

The two emergency physicians are living out the extremes of the global pandemic, one having just a handful of critical-care COVID-19 patients and the other forced regularly to have end-of-life conversations with patients.

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May 11, 2020

Virtual Town Hall Tuesday May 12- 12:00-13:00 - Teleconference Only

Our next Virtual Town Hall meeting is Tuesday May 12– 12:00-13:00 – audio only.

Call in to hear from EOC leaders for updates and answers to your questions.

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May 9, 2020

CEO & Chief MHO Joint Update: May 9, 2020

As we all contemplate adjusting to what our ‘new normal’ will look like, we’re beginning to see people eager to get back to doing things that they love. For many, that means volunteering. At Island Health we are so grateful for the thousands of volunteers who normally contribute to the well-being of our patients, clients and residents, but our volunteers have had to stay away from our hospitals and long-term care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 8, 2020

Island Health Medical Staff COVID-19 Updates May 8

A daily summary of updates on the Medical Staff Website.

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