So much incredible work has been done by members of the South Island Medical Staff – and here’s a chance for recognition! https://medicalstaff.islandhealth.ca/news-events/now-accepting-applications-2020-evidence-practice-awards Good luck to all applicants!
Please find below key supports for re-opening your community-based practice: Island Health has announced their process for supporting specialist physicians with community-based practices with PPE access, available here: https://medicalstaff.islandhealth.ca/news-events/ppe-physicians-community-practices-vancouver-island. Doctors of BC has put together important guides for re-opening community… Continue Reading
In October 2018, hospitalist Dr. Shauna Tierney was in the audience when Island Health’s Geo 4 Executive Director Marko Peljhan presented a challenge to the South Island Hospitalists: By 2040, Victoria will need another 500 hospital beds to keep up… Continue Reading
Sometimes the line between Success Story and Kudos can be blurred, and this is certainly one of those times. The South Island MSA would like to recognize Dr. Wood’s service, compassion, and courage – thank you for providing thoughtful and… Continue Reading
Island Health has residual Health System Redesign funding available for HA-led physician engagement activities planned during this fiscal year. This funding is available as the result of underspending by project teams that have approved funding for this fiscal year. The… Continue Reading
Island Health is 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: Prior to requesting MOA access, ensure the responsible community… Continue Reading
The results of the fourth annual Health Authority Survey by Doctors of BC have been released and can be found here. At this point, results are by Health Authority; site-specific results will be forthcoming.
This article was originally published on the Island Health intranet, reposted here for your enjoyment! When a person experiences cardiac arrest, paramedics and first responders may use an Automated External Defibrillator to help “re-set” the heart rhythm. Not all cardiac… Continue Reading
Looking for something different? Island Health is looking for a Temporary Executive Medical Director, Surgical Services. Click here for more details or to apply.
Congratulations to Dr. Sam Williams for her new role as Department Head of Medicine for Island Health! Read all the details here.