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Accessible parking available for North Island Hospital Campbell River tour

2017-08-11

Please be advised that accessible parking will be available on the North Island Hospital Campbell River site in the south parking lot for those with mobility challenges during Saturday’s tour.

North Island Hospital Campbell River accessible parking map

 

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Come tour new North Island Hospital campuses

2017-08-01

Island Health invites you to take self–guided tours of the new North Island Hospital campuses in Campbell River and the Comox Valley before they open in September and October 2017.

Self-directed public tours will take place at:

  • Campbell River campus Saturday, August 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Comox Valley campus Sunday, August 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This is a great opportunity for community residents to see the state-of-the-art design, technology and features of the new North Island Hospital, ranging from single-patient ...

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Time lapse shows North Island Hospital construction progression from the air

2017-07-24

We’ve put together images from our aerial drone shoots to show a different perspective of our North Island Hospital construction.
Here’s the time lapse of North Island Hospital Comox Valley campus construction

North Island Hospital Comox Valley campus construction montage from Island Health on Vimeo.

Here’s the time lapse of North Island Hospital Campbell River & District campus construction.

North Island Hospital Campbell River & District campus construction montage ...

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North Island Hospital drop-in community information sessions

2017-07-05

North Island Hospital drop-in community information sessions

Whether you’re looking for information or have a question about the new North Island Hospital, Island Health welcomes all residents to attend drop-in community information sessions taking place on July 17th in the Comox Valley and July 19th in Campbell River.

The drop-in sessions are an opportunity to learn more about the North Island Hospital Comox Valley and Campbell River campuses and their design, as well as information on planning for move-in, staff transition, hospital operations, volunteer resources, Aboriginal Health and ...

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North Island Hospital ceremony recognizes value of traditional and medicinal plants

2017-06-30

North Island Hospital ceremony recognizes value of traditional and medicinal plants

The North Island Hospital campuses in the Comox Valley and Campbell River will feature gardens of traditional plants and medicinal herbs thanks to a multi-faceted effort including Island Health, First Nations and local experts.

A planting ceremony took place June 23rd near the main entrance to the North Island Hospital Comox Valley campus, including representatives from the K’ómoks First Nation, Island Health, the First Nations Health Authority, the Kwakiutl District Council (KDC), the Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District, the North Island ...

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Local food operator to supply retail food services at new hospital campuses in Campbell River and the Comox Valley

2017-06-28

Local food operator to supply retail food services at new hospital campuses in Campbell River and the Comox Valley

COMOX VALLEY/CAMPBELL RIVER – Island Health has selected Comox-based Rocky Mountain Coffee Co. to provide retail food services at the new North Island Hospital campuses located in Campbell River and the Comox Valley.

Rocky Mountain Coffee Co. was the successful proponent following a Request for Proposals (RFP) process held last November. The RFP called for a retail food concept emphasizing healthy choices and local products as well as catering services.

“Rocky Mountain Coffee has always had one vision; catering to our community ...

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Pay Parking at North Island Hospital campuses

2017-04-10

Island Health has always been clear that pay parking would be in place at the new North Island Hospital campuses in the Comox Valley and Campbell River when they open in late 2017. Parking fees from the North Island Hospital sites will be used to support parking administration, management and enforcement.

Almost $20 million has been invested to offer improved parking at the two sites. There will be more than 1,100 parking spaces across the two sites for patients, visitors, staff, ...

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Building for the Future: Staff are at the heart of local hospitals

2017-04-05

Building for the Future: Staff are at the heart of local hospitals

The exceptional staff in Campbell River and the Comox Valley will make the North Island Hospital campuses truly great places to learn, work and receive care.

After years of planning, construction and collaboration, the opening of the new North Island Hospital campuses in Campbell River and the Comox Valley is within sight and Susi Shelswell, for one, can’t wait.

After 25 years caring for patients at Campbell River and District General Hospital Shelswell, a Registered Nurse and Clinical Coordinator, is more than ...

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TimberWest pledges $100,000 to the new North Island Hospital

2017-03-29

CAMPBELL RIVER / COMOX VALLEY – TimberWest is announcing a $100,000 contribution towards the new North Island Hospital to add cultural elements to support the joint effort that is underway by Island Health, First Nations Health Authority, and the Aboriginal communities of the North Island in creating a healthcare setting that is welcoming and reflective of the environment and traditional territories within which the two campuses of the North Island Hospital are situated.

“The North Island Hospitals Project respects the values, ...

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Opportunities abound for North Island Hospital volunteers

2017-02-14

Opportunities abound for North Island Hospital volunteers

It takes more than state-of-the-art technology and well-trained staff to run a great hospital: Volunteers are a vital component to success.

Whether they are providing directions, delivering flowers or supporting patients in an Emergency Department, volunteers improve the experience of patients and visitors at healthcare facilities. “We’re very grateful to all of our volunteers,” says Laura Heikkila, Island Health’s Manager of Volunteer Resources for the Comox Valley. “The service and welcome they provide really mean a lot to people.”

Current volunteers say ...

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