News

September 27, 2019

The Medical Planning and Credentials Committee is seeking a new Chair

The Medical Planning and Credentials Committee (MPCC) makes recommendations on credentialing, privileging, appointment, reappointment and review of the medical staff.

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September 27, 2019

Dr. Tara McCallan’s Palliative Project presented at National Conference

Dr. Tara McCallan’s project, “Exploring barriers for Family Physicians to provide end-of-life care”, was presented by Helena Daudt, PhD at the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference in Ottawa.

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September 26, 2019

Palliative Care and Cardiology Collaboration

Good communication and relationships are key to effective medicine – between providers and patients as well as amongst providers. In order to strengthen the connections between palliative care and cardiology to assist patients living with end-stage cardiac disease, Dr.

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September 24, 2019

Nurse Practitioners Officially Join Medical Staff

The Island Health Board of Directors recently approved extending privileges to Nurse Practitioners (NPs).

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September 23, 2019

Quality Rounds is Recruiting Speakers for 2020

Quality Rounds is a place to share, promote, spread and strengthen quality strategies and initiatives and any medical staff can present. The Quality Rounds' goals are to:

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September 20, 2019

Welcome New Medical Leader

Dr. Jaclyn Farquhar is the new Medical Lead of surgery at North Island Hospital, Campbell River.

Dr. Farquhar earned her medical degree from the University of British Columbia.

 

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September 20, 2019

Welcome New Medical Leader

North Island Hospital Campbell River is pleased to welcome Dr. Heather Blair to her new position as Medical Lead, Medicine at the hospital.

Dr. Blair earned her medical degree from the University of British Columbia before specializing in internal medicine.

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September 20, 2019

Welcome New Medical Leader

The Department of Primary Care is pleased to welcome Dr. Graham Blackburn, as the new Geo 3 Division Head for Cowichan District Hospital, Ladysmith Community Health Centre, Chemainus Health Care Centre.

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September 16, 2019

PowerChart access for Medical Office Assistants

We are now providing PowerChart access (view-only) to Medical Office Assistants (MOA) in the community. 

To ensure MOAs receive community access in a timely manner, please follow the steps below:

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September 12, 2019

Dr. Erika Kellerhals ready to join grandmothers in annual charity ride

After reading about the ride for years, a Campbell River physician is finally getting her chance to take part in Vancouver Island’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers annual fundraising bike tour.

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