Sunday, January 4, 2015

Health Archives for 2015 -- Northern Health Backgrounders

Our quick reference and archive of items pertaining to Northern Health's policies and events involving Health Issues across Northern BC and on the North Coast.



December 11 -- Northern Health Connections Bus to shift to Holiday Season schedule next week  NCR


November 24 -- Bus service connects northwestern B.C. residents to health care services
November 9 -- New Hospital name for Haida Gwaii facility (video)
November 2 -- Flu vaccine clinics in the Northwest  (video)


October 26 -- Flu shots to be available November 2nd across Northern Health region  NCR


September 23 -- Whooping Cough cases on the rise for Northern Health region NCR
September 19 -- Hospital welcomes new high-definition endoscopy suite in Terrace
September 14 -- Prince George doctor named champion for change (video)
September 9 -- UNBC Program helps kids with FASD
September 9 -- Program helps children with FASD learn social skills


August 31 -- Following Overdoses, Northern Health Promotes Safe Drug Use (video)
August 28 -- Concern raised over Possible Fentanyl Overdoses (video)
August 1 -- Police and Northern Health Urge Safety on ATVs (video)


July 31 -- Northern Health Connections Bus heads for summer schedule  NCR
July 29 -- Northern Health provides update on Rupert plans
July 25 -- Northern Health provides service overview for Council  NCR
July 22 -- Help coming for ophthalmologist patients
July 20 -- Are you prepared for end-of-life care?
July 17 -- Stop HIV Program Celebrating Increased Testing (video)
July 16 -- Haida Gwaii/Queen Charlotte Hospital marks development milestone  NCR
July 12 -- Avoiding the itch (video)
July 10 -- New mental health nurse for Rupert
July 6 -- Supply of Nurses Thinning (video)


June 30 -- Northern Health to add mental health and substance use support program for Prince Rupert Regional Hospital  NCR
June 23 -- Prince Rupert Hospice Initiative (video)
June 22 -- No Traction for Hub and Spoke Surgical Services idea
June 17 -- Surgery frequency important (letter to editor)
June 17 -- MP not a fan of hub-and-spoke proposal
June 10 -- Prince Rupert Hospital Service Report (video)
June 10 -- Northern Health Squashes Report Rumours
June 9 -- Northern Health not planning to remove surgical services from Prince Rupert hospital
June 8 -- Mayor Brain takes to his Facebook page to reassure residents over Northern Health report  NCR
June 3 -- Changes proposed to service levels at Prince Rupert Regional Hospital
June 5 -- Health experts in P. G. talk to men
June 2 -- "Seal in a Smile" at CNC
June 2 -- Northern Health turning to private clinic to reduce wait times
June 1 -- Dr. Osei reflects on long career as he retires from Northern Health


May 31 -- World No Tobacco Day Today
May 30-- Sunday is World No Tobacco Day (video)
May 29 -- New Paramedicine program to launch in Hazeltons (video)
May 28 -- Plans for surgical services in Prince Rupert raised by MLA at Legislature Health Committee session  NCR
May 27 -- Blood and Tears as Canadian Blood Service shuts down Prince George Donation clinic (audio)
May 22 -- New Software for Better Patient Care (video)
May 21 -- CNC Set to accept New Dental Assisting Students
May 20 -- New consortium to study resource development impact on communities
May 20 -- White Coats handed out at UNBC (video)
May 20 -- UHNBC Unveils New Equipment
May 20 -- Three doctors sign on to practice in Chetwynd
May 19 -- Islands’ only physiotherapist packs bags
May 18 -- UNBC professor giving back to his homeland
May 17 -- 30 Northern Medical Program Students Graduate
May 17 -- Northern Medical grad praises program
May 14 -- Family reeling after Prince George Hospital nightmare (video)
May 13 -- Brain injury group receives funding
May 12 -- Protect your peepers, It's Vision Health Month
May 11 -- Pebble in a shoe
May 9 -- New NMP Trust President (video)
May 8 -- Doctors Partner with the City for Healthy Lifestyles (video)
May 6 -- Program promoting mental, physical health
May 5 -- Terry Lake responds to failed promise on family doctors (audio)
May 5 -- Spreading Awareness About Mental Health (video)
May 1 -- Prince George Blood Clinic Closing (video)
May 1 -- Health Transportation concerns on the North Coast (video)
May 1 -- Health Issues on the mind of MLA Rice this week at the Legislature  NCR


April 28 -- iPads donated to pediatrics wing at Prince George hospital for patient use
April 27 -- Jago to earn Toastmasters honour
April 23 -- Antonetti has local tie
April 20 -- Suspending dental programs will be devastating
April 18 -- Equally aghast
April 13 -- Falling injuries dropping
April 13 -- Medical student inspired by mom, focused on north
April 10 -- Local doctor a pioneer of electronic medical records
April 9 -- Clinic takes aim at improving men's health, awareness
April 6 -- Alleged racism at Dawson Creek Hospital stirs questions about systemic racism in BC Healthcare (audio)
April 1 -- Health Care workers hold rally


March 21 -- Things not adding up
March 16 -- Quit Smoking pays off
March 12 -- Chetwynd losing all but one doctor
March 11 -- Search on for new healthcare leader
March 6 -- Terrace to get Prenatal Clinic


February 28 -- Northern Health Authority to move offices
February 27 -- MLA Rice salutes nurse practitioners, highlights challenges in recruitment  NCR
February 27 -- Prince Rupert and District Hospice Society searches for more volunteers
February 24 -- Road Dust Advisory remains in effect for Terrace area NCR
February 17 -- Bed Bug Information session set for tonight in Prince Rupert NCR
February 6 -- Prince George Hospital crowded, understaffed, nurses say
February 2 -- Northern Health makes the list of B. C.'s Top Employers for 2015  NCR
February 2 -- Northern Health named a top employer


January 29 -- From sick bay to medal podium
January 28 -- Northern Health offers community grants
January 27 -- Legacy grants get northern communities healthy
January 23 -- Event focuses on healthy kids
January 22 -- Games go smoke free
January 21 -- Ebola spurs discussion on B. C.'s global role
January 19-- Flu season a mild one in northern B. C.
January 14 -- Northern Health admits endoscope mistake
January 13-- Northwest Flu season ( video )
January 12-- Northern Health listings reveal inspection reviews of local food establishments  NCR
January 9 -- Journey into Ebola hotspot
January 8 -- Free prostate screening offered at UHNBC

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