Site preparation work for North Island Hospitals Project to begin shortly


NORTH ISLAND – Two new hospitals for residents of northern Vancouver Island are on the horizon and the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) is seeking proposals from pre-qualified contractors to carry out site preparation work at the sites in Campbell River and Courtenay.

“This is an exciting time for residents of the Comox Valley, Campbell River and Northern Vancouver Island,” said Don McRae, MLA Comox Valley. “Site preparation work is a milestone for this project as we head towards opening these ...

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Shortlist announced for North island Hospitals Project


COURTENAY/CAMPBELL RIVER – The North Island Hospitals Project (NIHP) reached a critical milestone today with the announcement of the three proponents shortlisted following the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to design, build, finance and maintain new state-of-the-art acute care facilities in Campbell River and the Comox Valley.

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Capital Project Plan, NIHP


The capital project plan from 2012 summarizes project objectives, the scope of the project, project benefits and risks associated with the project.

Capital Project Plan 2012

1. North Island Hospitals Project Capital Project Plan July 2012
2. North Island Hospitals Project July 2012 Page 11 PROJECT BACKGROUND A priority for the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) is to establish a network of hospitals that meet the northern Vancouver Island region’s acute care service delivery needs for the future. This need ...

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NIC and VIHA announce Health Partnership and Program Funding Agreement


North Island College (NIC) and the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) are pleased to announce the signing of a Health Education Partnership and Program Funding Agreement, which will see VIHA transfer up to $2.75 million in funding to NIC over a minimum 10-year period to support development and delivery of rural health programming to meet the specific needs of this region…

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City of Courtenay Council Presentation May 7, 2012


Project Objectives: Increase North Vancouver Island acute care capacity to meet the population’s growing and changing needs; Enhance safety and quality of care for all patients; Improve access to services for all North Vancouver Island communities; Maximize staff and physician recruitment and retention potential; and Achieve value for money by balancing capital requirements with expected opportunities for increased productivity in clinical operations and long-term maintenance requirements…