Posts Tagged ‘ Hospital ’

Doin’ it right, put that cigarette down: Vancouver hospital tries to stamp out on-site smoking for good

November 24, 2012

If an upbeat music video filmed in a hospital emergency ward isn’t quirky enough for you, add in a shot of an icy morgue drawer being opened to reveal a skeleton with a cigarette. No one can say the Vancouver Coastal Health authority isn’t taking a creative approach to getting staff, patients and visitors to [...]

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Another patient missing from forensic hospital in Port Coquitlam

November 24, 2012

Another patient has gone missing from the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Port Coquitlam.Charles Albert Hansen, 60, was reported missing Thursday (Nov. 22) as an unauthorized absence from the facility. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Patient missing from psychiatric hospital

November 23, 2012
Patient missing from psychiatric hospital

A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for a patient who’s walked away from the Colony Farm psychiatric hospital in Port Coquitlam. Charles Albert Hansen was last seen wearing a blue winter jacket, a green and white long sleeve shirt, blue jeans and white runners. Police say the 60-year old should not be approached.   CKNW Vancouver News

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Generous donation for a new daycare center at BC Children’s Hospital

November 23, 2012
Generous donation for a new daycare center at BC Children’s Hospital

A Vancouver businessman and philanthropist has made a generous donation to help build a much needed daycare centre at BC Children’s Hospital. Global TV BC News

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Surgeries re-booked following hospital flood

November 23, 2012
Surgeries re-booked following hospital flood

An urgent care centre is up and running at Surrey Memorial Hospital, and re-booking surgery’s cancelled by Monday’s flood is underway. BC’s Health Minister says all the hospital’s operating rooms are in back in operation,  after 108 surgeries were cancelled because of the damage. Speaking on the Bill Good show, Margaret MacDiarmid says the Fraser [...]

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