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August 2017

Virtual nurses go the distance for remote patients
How a nurse clinician brought MS Clinic services to patients who couldn't travel to Burnaby.
August 2, 2017
High five your health care provider - August 4, 2017
This week’s high fives go out to our incredible people at Chilliwack General Hospital, Mission Memorial Hospital, Peace Arch Hospital, Surrey Memorial Hospital and our Mental Health and Substance Use team.
August 4, 2017
The doctor will Skype you now
Inspired by her children’s video chats, Clinical Nurse Specialist Nicole Cook went looking for a virtual care solution for her cardiac patients.
August 21, 2017
High five your health care provider - August 11, 2017
This week’s high fives go out to our incredible people at Abbotsford Regional Hospital, Eagle Ridge Hospital, Royal Columbian Hospital, Burnaby Hospital, Langley Memorial Hospital, Home Health, Ridge Meadows Hospital, Chilliwack General Hospital, Mission Memorial Hospital, Peace Arch Hospital and Surrey Memorial Hospital.
August 11, 2017
Eating disorders are not all about food
Dr. Christine Lammerse and Dr. Joan Fujiwara on why eating disorders are not all about food, the integral role of family in treatment, and how small shifts can add up to powerful achievements.
August 16, 2017
High five your health care provider - August 18, 2017
This week’s high fives go out to our incredible people at Langley Memorial, Royal Columbian and Burnaby Hospitals, as well as the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre.
August 18, 2017
Marg's story
I’m a dietitian. I speak with patients about their diet. Once, I prescribed diabetic meals for a patient. He didn’t like it so he told a nurse he was going to get a gun and shoot me.
August 24, 2017
Public warning: Spike in overdoses in Fraser Health
We are issuing a warning to people who use drugs as we have seen a spike in overdoses over the past week.
August 25, 2017
High five your health care provider - August 25, 2017
This week’s high fives go out to our incredible people at Fraser Canyon, Surrey Memorial, Royal Columbian, Ridge Meadows, and Delta hospitals.
August 25, 2017
Fraser Health expands access to first line treatment for opioid addiction
As part of the ongoing work to combat the overdose crisis, Fraser Health is improving access to first line treatment for opioid addiction with new clinics in Burnaby, Maple Ridge, Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Mission, and Langley.
August 31, 2017