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BC Women's Hospital Complex Chronic Diseases Program offers in-home virtual visits<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/ThinkstockPhotos-801173454.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Women's Hospital Complex Chronic Diseases Program offers in-home virtual visitsPatients registered in the BC Women's Hospital's Complex Chronic Diseases Program can now consult with their health care provider without leaving their home.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-womens-hospital-complex-chronic-diseases-program-offers-in-home-virtual-visits2018-08-16T07:00:00Z
Smoky skies - prepare and protect yourself with the help of the BCCDC<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/Wildfire.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Smoky skies - prepare and protect yourself with the help of the BCCDCDr. Sarah Henderson from the BC Centre for Disease Control shares important information about the health risks of wildfire smoke and how to protect yourselfhttp://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2018-wildfire-smoke2018-08-15T07:00:00Z
PHSA embraces inclusion and diversity through Pride across the province<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/PHSA-Pride-2018.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />PHSA embraces inclusion and diversity through Pride across the provinceTrans Care BC, BC Emergency Health Services and the BC Centre for Disease Control are connecting with and supporting LGBTQ2S+ communities across the province.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/phsa-embraces-inclusion-and-diversity-through-pride-across-the-province2018-07-26T07:00:00Z
Innovative projects and inspiring people celebrated at BC Health Care Awards<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/Award%20logo%20-%20Grey.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Innovative projects and inspiring people celebrated at BC Health Care AwardsWith a strong culture dedicated to providing quality care through partnership and innovation, PHSA has been a consistent winner throughout the history of the BC Health Care Awards, accumulating 33 accolades since its 2007 inception. http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/innovative-projects-and-inspiring-people-celebrated-at-bc-health-care-awards2018-06-28T07:00:00Z
Working together to advance Indigenous cultural safety in health care<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/Indigenous-cultural-safety-PHSA-2018-v2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Working together to advance Indigenous cultural safety in health careTake a look at some of the actions PHSA is taking to help create a safer and fairer health care system for Indigenous peoples. http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/working-together-to-advance-indigenous-cultural-safety-in-health-care2018-06-21T07:00:00Z
Women of PHSA honoured at the 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/YWCA-women-of-distinction-awards-2018-recipients.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Women of PHSA honoured at the 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction AwardsThe remarkable contributions of women across PHSA were celebrated at the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards gala with more than 1,200 guests and volunteers in attendance at JW Marriott Parq Vancouver on June 7. http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/women-of-phsa-honoured-at-the-2018-ywca-women-of-distinction-awards2018-06-14T07:00:00Z
From bystander to lifesaver<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/be-a-lifesaver-training-PHSA-communications.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />From bystander to lifesaverPHSA Communications staff member, Joyce Lo, talks about what she learned at the BCEHS "Be a Lifesaver" event on June 1. http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/from-bystander-to-lifesaver2018-06-07T07:00:00Z
Passing on hope<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/2018-GBYS-team.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Passing on hopeParents and role models help families support their children with hearing loss through the BC Early Hearing Program’s Guide By Your Side program.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/passing-on-hope2018-05-28T07:00:00Z
We are listening: PHSA's province-wide patient & family engagement process<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/PHSA-engagement-report-cover-2018-1.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />We are listening: PHSA's province-wide patient & family engagement processA public report is now available, summarizing the major themes from the feedback of over 340 participants from more than thirty engagement events that occurred last year.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/we-are-listening-phsa-province-wide-patient-and-family-engagement-process2018-05-02T07:00:00Z
Accolades across PHSA for excellence in patient care - 2018 BC Quality Awards<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/BC-Quality-Award-2018-PHSA-winners-BCEHS.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Accolades across PHSA for excellence in patient care - 2018 BC Quality AwardsSeveral PHSA programs and services were recognized at the 2018 BC Patient Safety and Quality Council Quality Awards luncheon on February 21. http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/accolades-across-phsa-for-excellence-in-patient-care-2018-bc-quality-awards2018-03-15T07:00:00Z


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