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Volken addiction treatment centre in Surrey turns ‘takers into givers’ (St. Paul's Hospital)

Philanthropist opens up about motivations for opening a Surrey recovery academy amid opioid crisis.

Traditional Chinese soup a hit with residents of Mount Saint Joseph

'Soup for the soul' made for the largely Asian population of the residence to remind them of home

Discovering the benefits of music therapy in B.C. hospitals (St. Paul's Hospital)

Doctors at St. Paul’s are incorporating music therapy in to their treatment plans. 

Expense claims of former Fraser Health boss and top managers exposed in report

A forensic accounting probe shows some unusual expense claims paid to former Fraser Health chief Dr. Nigel Murray, who is facing a fraud investigation in New Zealand over expenses there.

Why not at least talk about safe-injection sites for heroin users before banning them? (Dr. Thomas Kerr)

I’m not certain supervised-injection sites make sense in Pierce County.

Artwork by well-known First Nations artist adorns the walls of St. Paul’s Hospital

It’s hoped this will make the Catholic-based hospital more welcoming to aboriginal patients and visitors, particularly in light of the truth and reconciliation process. 

A tough pill to swallow (Crosstown Clinic)

In the past three decades, we’ve seen the face of opiate addiction change drastically. 

Island Health issues new RFP for 120 long-term care beds in the Comox Valley

Island Health has issued a new request for proposals for 120 long-term complex care beds within the Comox Valley.

Kidney Health Month Focuses on Women on Mar. 8 (Dr. Monica Beaulieu)

In light of International Women’s Day, The Kidney Foundation of Canada, BC & Yukon Branch wants to focus on women’s health on Mar. 8.

Jo-Ann Tait: Innovation of dementia villages a win for seniors care

Providence Health Care provides compassionate care for hundreds of people with dementia at its five residential care homes.

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