Representatives from Tandem Health Partners joined the North Island Hospitals Project team at the latest Campbell River community information meeting on the evening of Wednesday, September 16, 2015. Here’s a copy of the presentation.
The new Comox Valley Hospital construction site is providing “priceless” outside-the-classroom educational opportunities to North Island College Carpentry students, says NIC Carpentry Instructor Tom Klatt following a recent tour of the site.
“It’s a unique opportunity to have this right in our backyard, where you just walk out the door and 100 yards away are guys building a huge job. It couldn’t be better, really. It’s priceless in a lot of ways.”
Klatt teaches the college’s Foundation Carpentry Program, which offers first-year ...Continue Reading →
The complex process of designing new hospitals in the Comox Valley and Campbell River is progressing well, thanks to a comprehensive team of builders, architects, physicians, clinicians and others, including an Aboriginal Working Group and members of the Public-Patient Advisory Committee (PPAC).
The 14-member PPAC represents a broad range of community interests from the Comox Valley, Campbell River and north to include Mt. Waddington. Members come from a diverse range of ages, backgrounds and organizations. The committee also includes representatives from ...Continue Reading →
The North Island Hospitals Project (NIHP) is hosting a new round of its regular quarterly community information sessions to provide updates on the new $331.7 million, 153-bed Comox Valley Hospital and the new $274.5 million, 95-bed Campbell River Hospital, both slated for completion in late 2017.
The Comox Valley meeting takes place on:
Tuesday, September 15th, 2015,
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Stan Hagen Theatre, Komoux Hall (K104)
North Island College, 2300 Ryan Road, Courtenay
The Campbell River meeting takes place on:
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Here’s a bird’s-eye view of the Campbell River and Comox Valley hospital construction sites from mid-August. Our friends at SuavAir, based in Cumberland and Campbell River, have been taking video and still images of the two construction sites since May. For safety reasons, the videos were shot on a Sunday morning, when work on the sites below was at a minimum.
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Earlier this year, the North Island Hospitals Project held a Design Development Celebration event to mark the completion of the design phase and to prepare for another important stage – the fit out phase.
More than 200 people attended the event in January, including staff from the North Island Hospitals Project, champions from our 30 clinical user groups, representatives from working groups such as the Aboriginal Working Group, and representatives from Tandem Health Partners.
“After months of work on schematic design and ...Continue Reading →
CAMPBELL RIVER AND SAYWARD – Here is a chance to learn more about the new $274.5 million, 95-bed Campbell River Hospital and $331.7 million, 153-bed Comox Valley Hospital. The North Island Hospitals Project invites all community members to attend a session to find out how the new hospitals will support your health care needs.
Date: Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Where: Council Chambers, 652 H’Kusam Way, Sayward
The meeting will start with a presentation, followed by a question-and-answer session. ...Continue Reading →
Monday, June 29th was a big day on both the Comox Valley and Campbell River Hospital construction sites.
At the Comox Valley Hospital site in Courtenay, crews began pouring the first concrete for floor Level 5. They’re seen here with Mt. Washington and the roof of Queneesh Elementary School in the background.
COURTENAY/CAMPBELL RIVER – Local residents will be able to stay informed and up-to-date on construction progress for the North Island Hospital Project as two new interpretive centres opened today in the Comox Valley and Campbell River.
“For years, we championed for these two great hospitals, and I hope the community will enjoy learning about and watching the hospitals rise up as proof of our ...Continue Reading →