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North Island Hospitals Project employment and skills training reaches another milestone

2016-06-01

COURTENAY/CAMPBELL RIVER – The number of people working on Island Health’s North Island Hospitals Project (NIHP) construction surpassed 1,000 in April and is expected to remain in this range in the months to come.

“The new hospitals being built in Courtenay and Campbell River will provide high-quality care to those in need in the region,” said Health Minister Terry Lake. “They are also great examples of job creation and our strong economy, as the number of workers on the construction sites ...

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Check out the latest Comox Valley Hospital construction site aerial tour from April

2016-05-06

We’ve taken to the sky once again around the new Comox Valley Hospital construction site – and we’ve added video from the inside as well – to give you an exterior and interior construction update. The aerial shots are from April 10.

Comox Valley Hospital video tour from Island Health on Vimeo.

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Check out the latest Campbell River Hospital construction site aerial tour from April

2016-05-04

We’ve taken to the sky once again around the new Campbell River Hospital construction site – and we’ve added video from the inside as well – to give you an exterior and interior construction update. The aerial shots are from April 10.

Campbell River Hospital Tour April 10.16 from Island Health on Vimeo.

Stay tuned for the latest tour of the new Comox Valley Hospital construction site.

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NIHP Community Information Meetings return in May

2016-04-25

Island Health is hosting community information session to provide an update on the new 153-bed Comox Valley Hospital and the new 95-bed Campbell River Hospital, both slated for completion in late 2017.

Meeting dates are as follows:

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Timberline Secondary School Theatre
1681 South Dogwood Street,
Campbell River, BC

Thursday, May 5th, 2016, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Stan Hagen Theatre, Komoux Hall (K104)
North Island College, 2300 Ryan Road,
Courtenay, BC

The meetings will start ...

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North Island Hospitals Project leading the way in energy conservation and carbon emission reductions

2016-04-22

CAMPBELL RIVER/COMOX VALLEY – Two new hospitals currently under construction in Campbell River and the Comox Valley set new standards in energy usage and carbon emission reductions and exemplify how we can reduce our carbon footprint in a built environment.

“The new hospitals in Campbell River and Comox Valley will not only be leaders when it comes to providing the highest level of patient-centred care, they will be global trailblazers with their environmentally-friendly footprint,” said Health Minister Terry Lake. ...

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Departure of tower cranes marks project milestone

2016-04-19

The tower cranes are gone!

Construction of the new hospitals in the Comox Valley and Campbell River reached an important milestone in early April. After months and months of heavy lifting, the North Island Hospitals Project’s big tower cranes have been disassembled and removed from both construction sites.

“This is an important milestone that clearly signifies the completion of another phase of the project,” says NIHP Chief Project Officer Tom Sparrow. “We’re very pleased with the progress on the project to date, ...

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Check out our Comox Valley Hospital construction site aerial tour from January

2016-02-25

Here is the latest bird’s-eye view of the Comox Valley Hospital construction site, shot on January 24, 2016 by our Campbell River and Cumberland-based friends at SuavAir.

CMX Aerial Tour Jan.24.16 from Island Health on Vimeo.

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Check out our Campbell River Hospital construction site aerial tour from January

Here is the latest bird’s-eye view of the Campbell River hospital construction site, shot on January 24, 2016 by our Campbell River and Cumberland-based friends at SuavAir.

CR Aerial Tour Jan.24.16 from Island Health on Vimeo.

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Take an aerial tour of the new Campbell River Hospital construction site

2015-12-11

Here is a bird’s-eye view of the Campbell River hospital construction site, with a difference. This flight includes a more detailed look at the hospital structure, level by level, and the locations of various departments and services within. The aerial video was shot by our Campbell River and Cumberland-based friends at SuavAir in late October.

Narrated Campbell River Hospital aerial tour from Island Health on Vimeo.

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Take an aerial tour of the new Comox Valley Hospital construction site

Here is a bird’s-eye view of the new Comox Valley Hospital construction site, with a difference. This flight includes a more detailed look at the hospital structure, level by level, and the locations of various departments and services within. The aerial video was shot by our Campbell River and Cumberland-based friends at SuavAir in late October.

Narrated Comox Valley Hospital aerial tour from Island Health on Vimeo.

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