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Learning from the Le Estcwicwe̓y̓ (The Missing) of Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc<img alt="" src="/about-site/PublishingImages/about/PHSA-logo-hummingbird-learning-from-the-missing.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Learning from the Le Estcwicwe̓y̓ (The Missing) of Tk’emlúps te SecwépemcContent warning: The message that follows relates to residential schools in British Columbia.
Learning how to Stop the Bleed® turns bystanders into life savers<img alt="" src="/Documents/Trauma-Services/5_wound_packing_tournequet.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Learning how to Stop the Bleed® turns bystanders into life saversDid you know a person can bleed to death from an injury in as little as five minutes? May 19 is Stop the Bleed® Day. Learning how to stop someone from bleeding out can save a life.
Thank you for answering the call to do what is essential<img alt="Nurses featured in this story" src="/about-site/PublishingImages/External%20story%20thumbnails%20(2).png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Thank you for answering the call to do what is essentialNational Nursing Week is May 9-13 and is an opportunity to recognize the dedication, resilience and compassion of our nurses at PHSA. Hear from nurses across PHSA programs and what motivates them in their work each day.
Recognizing World Hand Hygiene Day<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/Hand%20hygiene%20external%203.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Recognizing World Hand Hygiene DayEvery year, the World Health Organization celebrates World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 to promote clean and safe hands for safe patient care.
More than ever, we need physicians<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Dr-Virani-web-png.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />More than ever, we need physiciansWe caught up with Dr. Sean Virani to ask about the evolving role of physicians in our health care system and the patients who have stuck with him.
Bringing heart and connection through volunteerism<img alt="Judy, Jenni and Elizabeth" src="/about-site/PublishingImages/volunteer-week.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Bringing heart and connection through volunteerismNational Volunteer Week is April 24-30 and PHSA is recognizing the invaluable contributions our volunteers make to the services we offer. Read stories of empathy in action as our volunteers have started to return to PHSA programs in the past year.
Virtual health tools make it easier for patients to access interpreters and captioners<img alt="" src="/health-professionals-site/Documents/Office%20of%20Virtual%20Health/Amelie_POD_cropped.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Virtual health tools make it easier for patients to access interpreters and captioners“Satisfaction and health outcomes increase because patients have the accurate information they need and feel empowered.” For many patients, virtual health tools are helping improve communication during health-care encounters.
Showing resilience in the face of a disaster<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/LizSoares-POD.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Showing resilience in the face of a disasterHow the lab team at Fraser Canyon Hospital came together to ensure continuity of service during the atmospheric river last November.
Coming together to support change<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/LauraBook-POD.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Coming together to support changeHow the lab team at C&W collaborated to support the rollout of CST Cerner.
A part of the bigger picture<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/LenPerry.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A part of the bigger pictureHow new lab instruments are helping increase capacity to B.C.’s health-care system.

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