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Relaxation meditation video for staff and physicians

Could you use a short break to reduce stress and anxiety, enhance self-awareness and focus on your overall emotional health? Bodhi Meditation is pleased to provide a free hour-long relaxation meditation to help health-care workers cope with anxiety and stress, as well as fatigue, during this time. The teachings are based on Master JinBodhi’s meditation methodology and the ancient Eastern […]

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Join us for a virtual town hall on Thursday, May 7!

You are invited to participate in a virtual town hall for staff and medical staff this Thursday, May 7, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. The theme of this week’s town hall is Reimagining the future: The new normal of health care. Following the presentation, panelists will answer your questions via Mentimeter. To join the virtual town […]

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TELUS/Koodo offers credit on monthly charges

TELUS is thanking YOU for your tremendous courage and selflessness as you work around the clock in the fight against COVID‑19, taking care of our most vulnerable citizens. In partnership with Vancouver Coastal Health, TELUS has created the Mobility for Good for Health-Care Workers program to provide eligible frontline VCH staff fighting against COVID‑19 with relief on their wireless service. […]

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Support & Resources: Translink reduces service

This week, TransLink announced a series of temporary cost-saving measures to preserve Metro Vancouver’s transit system with changes to ridership since COVID-19. This includes some transit service changes for bus, SkyTrain, SeaBus, and West Coast Express, focused on reducing frequency on routes with low ridership and in the non-peak periods. What does this mean? Routes […]

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Virtual medical staff forum on April 22

Do you wonder what the Regional EOC structure is about? Hear more at this upcoming VCH Virtual Medical Staff Forum scheduled for Wednesday, April 22 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. The forum is for VCH physicians, nurse practitioners, dentists, podiatrists and midwives. In attendance will be Dr. Ross Brown, Dr. Patty Daly, Vivian Eliopoulos, […]

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Temporary staff lodging supports

The Ministry of Health is supporting temporary staff lodging across the province for all health-care workers, including VCH staff and physicians, who are working in active COVID-19 patient care units and/or, staff who do not provide patient care, but are assigned to a key COVID-19 response role. If you require temporary lodging support, please review the updated eligibility criteria and complete […]

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