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The sky’s the limit: PHSA-led research continues to innovate and inspire<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/Research-highlights.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The sky’s the limit: PHSA-led research continues to innovate and inspirehttp://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/the-sky’s-the-limit-phsa-led-research-continues-to-innovate-and-inspire2018-12-07T08:00:00Z
Study shows Mobile Medical Unit is successful in caring for opioid overdose patients<img alt="MMU deployed on downtown east side during opioid crisis early 2017 " src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/MMU%20overhead_resized.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Study shows Mobile Medical Unit is successful in caring for opioid overdose patientsResponding to an urgent need for support in caring for opioid overdose patients, the MMU deployed to the Downtown Eastside from December 2016 to May 2017. A study shows the successful deployment provides lessons for communities fighting the opioid crisis.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/study-shows-mobile-medical-unit-is-successful-in-caring-for-opioid-overdose-patients2018-11-26T08:00:00Z
Drumroll, please…meet the winners of the 2018 PHSA+ Awards<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/PHSA+-Awards.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Drumroll, please…meet the winners of the 2018 PHSA+ Awardshttp://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/phsa-plus-award-winners-20182018-11-26T08:00:00Z
2019 Quality Award winners<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/Quality-Awards-cap.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />2019 Quality Award winnershttp://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2019-quality-award-winners2018-11-15T08:00:00Z
Changing the outcome: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces new nuclear medicine hub in Vancouver<img alt="Dr. Francois Benard and Justin Trudeau at the IAMI announcement. Photo: Adam Scotti" src="/PublishingImages/2018-11-01-2-Vancouver-27_not-allowed-to-crop_photo-credit-Adam-Scotti%20article.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Changing the outcome: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces new nuclear medicine hub in VancouverB.C. ranks among the best in the world for cancer outcomes and is a leader in cancer research and precision medicine.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/prime-minister-justin-trudeau-announces-new-nuclear-medicine-hub-in-vancouver2018-11-14T08:00:00Z
Keep the seniors in your life safe from the number one cause of injury<img alt="Seniors doing Tai Chi in a park" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/senior_activity_article.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Keep the seniors in your life safe from the number one cause of injuryNovember is fall prevention month. In B.C., falls are the number one cause of injury and death in seniors – and easy to prevent. We have tips to help keep your loved ones safe year round. http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/keep-the-seniors-in-your-life-safe-from-the-number-one-cause-of-injury2018-11-14T08:00:00Z
The inaugural PHSA Virtual Health Forum was a success!<img alt="Morning panel discussion: PHSA leaders share how they are helping to drive the strategy for virtual health at PHSA." src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/075_small.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The inaugural PHSA Virtual Health Forum was a success!On Friday, November 2, leaders from PHSA programs and neighbouring health authorities gathered at the Chan Centre for Family Health Education for the inaugural PHSA Virtual Health Forum. http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/the-inaugural-phsa-virtual-health-forum-was-a-success2018-11-05T08:00:00Z
The myth, the fable—actually the fact: flu season is here<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/PHSANews_Spotlight_FluFacts_20181101.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The myth, the fable—actually the fact: flu season is hereDid you know that the flu is ranked among the top 10 leading causes of death in Canada? Do you know what distinguishes a cold from the flu? Get informed about the flu to protect yourself and those around you.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/flu-myths-and-facts2018-11-01T07:00:00Z
One year on – patients continue to benefit from the design of the Teck Acute Care Centre<img alt="Baby Harmeher in the NICU at the Teck Acute Care Centre" src="/PublishingImages/harmeher.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />One year on – patients continue to benefit from the design of the Teck Acute Care CentreOne year ago today, 110 patients were moved into the new Teck Acute Care Centre (Teck ACC) in five hours.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/one-year-on-–-the-teck-acute-care-centre2018-10-31T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer announces new Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics program thanks to $18 million donation<img alt="Molecular oncology image" src="/PublishingImages/MolecularOncology.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer announces new Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics program thanks to $18 million donationA new form of cancer treatment – radioligand therapy (RLT) - will soon be available to cancer patients thanks to a historic $18.346 million philanthropic donation to the BC Cancer Foundation.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-announces-new-molecular-imaging-and-therapeutics-program2018-10-25T07:00:00Z


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