February 8, 2019

Nominations Open for the Doctors of BC Dr. David M. Bachop Award

The Dr. David M. Bachop Gold Medal for Distinguished Medical Service is given to a BC doctor who has made an extraordinary contribution in the field of organized medicine and/or community service.

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February 4, 2019

New Department Head of Medicine, Dr. Dorothy (Sam) Williams

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Dorothy (Sam) Williams to her new role as Department Head of Medicine, effective January 1, 2019.

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January 28, 2019

New Chief of Staff for Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, Dr. Blair Rudston-Brown

On behalf of Medical and Academic Affairs, I am very pleased to welcome Dr. Blair Rudston-Brown to his new position as Chief of Staff for Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, effective February 1, 2019.

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January 25, 2019

Medical Staff, Please Report Your Flu Shot Status

With flu season in full swing, please remember to report your flu shot status.

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January 24, 2019

2019 Medical Staff Rules Review Underway

The Legislative Committee is asking for help from medical staff to review our draft revision of the Medical Staff Rules.

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January 23, 2019

Quality Rounds Are Relaunching February 19th

Quality Rounds are monthly events to share quality improvement and patient safety learning across Island Health. The goals of Quality Rounds is to:

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January 22, 2019

Physicians gather to collaborate on Palliative Care and MAiD

More than 30 physicians gathered in Nanaimo and Victoria last December to improve medical assistance in dying (MAiD) in Island Health.

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January 18, 2019

Medical and Academic Affairs Changes

I am excited to announce some organizational changes to the Medical and Academic Affairs (MAA) team.

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January 9, 2019

New Medical Leaders for Primary Care and Mental Health and Substance Use

We are pleased to introduce and welcome two new medical leaders to Island Health, Dr. Lissa Benson and Dr. Daniel Boston.

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December 19, 2018

New Medical Lead for MHSU Addictions Medicine, Geo 4

We are pleased to introduce Dr. Bill Bullock and to welcome him to his new position as Medical Lead for Mental Health and Substance Use, Addictions Medicine Geography 4, effective December 1, 2018. In this new role Dr.

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