Hospitals

The emergency department entrance of the Campbell River hospital, April 5, 2019.

Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District backs tax break in preliminary budget

Board approves a motion to reduce $4.4 million for reserves, though it must pass final budget

 

A new UBC study published in the Emergency Medicine Journal on Oct. 29, 2020 found fewer children are visiting ER departments at B.C. hospitals. (Children’s Hospital/Facebook)

Fewer children visiting emergency rooms in B.C. during pandemic: UBC study

The research is published in the Emergency Medicine Journal

 

Campbell River’s new hospital was one of two major projects for the North Island Hospitals Project. File photo/Campbell River Mirror

Comox-Strathcona still on track to pay down new hospital debt

Reserves for capital projects should increase over annual debt in 2023-24

 

‘Bad blood’ over pathology issue, says Island Health medical director

Regional hospital district board pushes for pathology service in Courtenay, Campbell River

The Comox Valley campus of the North Island Hospital. Black Press file photo

Long-term care need pressuring acute care in Comox Valley, Strathcona

Region could use a couple of large facilities for seniors on the north part of the Island

The Comox Valley campus of the North Island Hospital. Black Press file photo

Family finds strong sense of community at BC Children’s Hospital

BC Children’s Hospital Dream Lottery has now sold out

The only thing as fine as Courtenay’s hospital is Campbell River’s

Hi, I live in Courtenay but I had to have surgery at…

  • Aug 13, 2020

North Island healthcare advocates demand inquiry into awarding of Campbell River Hospital lab contract

An organization of North Island health care advocates demand an independent investigation…

VIDEO: Lunch is on us, MOWI says to Campbell River hospital workers

Aquaculture company provides barbecue salmon lunches as way to say thanks

‘The people of the North Island have really been let down’

We would like to comment on the excellent letter in the Campbell…

  • May 20, 2020

B.C. doctor designs special operating room for COVID-19 patients

Design protects patients from wound infection while preventing virus from spreading to nearby areas

Hospital Home Away From Home facility approved by SRD

Third reading approved in March, discussions with funding partners underway

Campbell River Hospital Foundation sends love to healthcare workers

Hospital Foundation will forward messages to staff

B.C. nurses call for mandatory shutdown of all non-essential workplaces

Open letter to provincial, federal governments says current measures are insufficient

COVID-19: Tofino’s top doctor makes urgent appeal to new visitors

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District and City of Port Alberni unite with West Coast communities.

Comox-Strathcona hospital board members fear Island Health will ignore opposition to lab service contract

Motion passed expresses opposition; demands Island Health explain potential impact

Sixty seats added to North Island College health-care assistant program

Additions more than double the seats for health-care assistants at NIC

  • Feb 3, 2020

Advocates call hospital parking fees a ‘shakedown’ after learning most Island tickets are waived

Victoria General and Royal Jubilee hospitals among the most ticketed on the Island