Success Story: Walk a Doc

Do you have an idea for how to improve care within the hospital? Want to pick an Island Health colleague’s brain to get their perspective? You might want to take advantage of the new South Island project ‘Walk a Doc’. Initiated by Dr. Jason Wale, this project aims to create […]

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Success Story: South Island Emergency Department Simulation Initiative ‘undoubtedly saved lives’ during the recent spike in temperatures

When the ‘heat dome’ descended recently onto British Columbia, many emergency departments were flooded with patients suffering from hyperthermia, a rare but potentially life-threatening condition.  Although hyperthermia is not seen frequently in our emergency rooms, it requires specialized, time-sensitive treatment. Fortunately, the Victoria ED Simulation initiative had run a hyperthermia […]

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Last Chance! Doctors of BC Survey

The annual survey for Doctors of BC is closing tonight (Oct 14) at midnight. HSO has confirmed that we are just short of last year’s Island total number of respondents. The email will come from Health Standards Organization (HSO) NOT Doctors of BC directly. Search your email for: <surveyinstruments@healthstandardsorganization.ca> via […]

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