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December 7, 2022

San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety training - Medical Staff

Two online educational modules - San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety training and Violence Prevention training - available for Medical Staff.

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December 6, 2022

No new Zoom for Business accounts will be issued

Effective immediately, no new Zoom for Business accounts will be issued. If you already have a Zoom account, then you may continue to use it for meetings until Zoom is phased out.

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December 6, 2022

Dr. Tracey Stephenson - Medical Lead, Collaborative Emergency Response

Congratulations to Dr. Tracey Stephenson who has taken on the role of Medical Lead, Collaborative Emergency Response.

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December 5, 2022

Updated: Clinical Immunization Guidelines for CEV Patient Populations

The Guidelines include information on the recommendations and considerations, vaccine efficacy and safety, and the contraindications or exceptions for people with the following medical considerations.

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December 5, 2022

Congratulations Dr. Nadra Ginting - Medical Lead Surgery, RJH

Dr. Nadra Ginting has taken on the role of Medical Lead Surgery at Royal Jubilee Hospital.

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December 2, 2022

BCCDC COVID-19 Long Term Care, Assisted Living & Other Residential Outbreak Report

A weekly update for Long-Term Care, Assisted Living & Other Residential Living Facilities.

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December 2, 2022

COVID-19 Situation Report

This BCCDC report provides weekly data and refers to pandemic phases defined by population-level changes.

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December 2, 2022

Choosing Wisely: Climate Conscious Quality Improvement in Action

The third annual Choosing Wisely at Island Health session was hosted on Friday, November 18, 2022, sharing an update on the journey to Quality Improvement Status as part of the Choosing Wisely Canada Hospital Designation Program.

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December 1, 2022

Dr. Harold Hunt: New SQI Physician Lead for Island Health Team

The Spreading Quality Improvement (SQI) program is pleased to welcome Dr. Harold Hunt as the new SQI Physician Lead at Island Health. In this role, Dr. Hunt will work collaboratively with Health Authority Sponsor Kristine Votova and Consultant Karen Phenix to develop the SQI program in the Island Health region.

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December 1, 2022

Imprivata “OneSign®” service deploying at NRGH and OHC

On Wednesday, November 16, the IHealth devices team began installing Imprivata hardware and software on workstations at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH) and Oceanside Health Centre (OHC). This work is scheduled to be complete December 7.

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