Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation’s Longstanding Chief Executive Officer, Janice Perrino, to Retire on June 30, 2022

NANAIMO, British Columbia, March 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation (the “Foundation”) is announcing that its Chief Executive Officer, Janice Perrino, will retire as of June 30, 2022 after nearly six years with the organization. The Foundation has seen some major changes and experienced tremendous growth under […]

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Family Doctor of the Day – NRGH

In January 2020, the Department of Family Practice at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH) initiated the Family Doctor of the Day program (FDOD) led by Drs. Kevin Martin and Derek Poteryko, and in collaboration with NRGH leadership and the Nanaimo Medical Staff Engagement Society (NMSES). The FDOD program builds on […]

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STAFF AND MEDICAL STAFF FLU CLINIC SCHEDULES ARE NOW AVAILABLE!

Getting a flu shot is particularly important this year, not only for influenza prevention, but to stay healthy while COVID-19 circulates in our communities. Flu shots are available between October 19 and November 13 at participating sites. Pharmacists will immunize staff at scheduled clinics, or you can access the flu […]

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BC’s COVID-19 Hotline

In an effort to ease the burden on HealthLink 811, B.C. has set up a dedicated COVID-19 line at 1-888-COVID19 or text at 1-888-268-4319. Read more about COVID-19 symptoms here: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19

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DoBC President’s Letter: Business Cost Premium

November 29, 2019 Business Cost Premium Dear Colleagues, Among the significant challenges facing physicians in BC are the rent, lease, or ownership costs associated with running a community-based office. To offset some of these costs and to provide financial relief to physicians, a new Business Cost Premium (BCP) will be […]

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