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… Continue Reading
Island Health is hosting a 5-hour virtual symposium on Friday, November 20, 2020. This event will include an update on Choosing Wisely Canada initiatives at Island Health and engaging breakout sessions to discuss future initiatives and improvement opportunities. Click here… Continue Reading
Dr Mitch Zelman, who came to the island to join the Nanaimo group in 2017, has been awarded the 2021 Distinguished Community Paediatrician Award. Click here to read the full article.
Dr. Mike Benusic is taking over the medical health officer position at Island Health his former instructor Dr. Paul Hasselback held for close to a decade. Click here to read the full article.
“An organization of North Island health care advocates demand an independent investigation into Island Health’s awarding of a contract to Vancouver Island Clinical Pathology Consulting Corporation (VICPCC) and its management of the day to day running of the lab in… Continue Reading
The following has been sent to all Island Health staff, medical staff and volunteers on behalf of Kathy MacNeil, President & CEO December 2, 2019 Certain news announcements can be bittersweet. This is one of those announcements. Dr Jeremy Etherington… Continue Reading