February, 2013

North Island Hospitals Project moves forward with physicians’ support


CAMPBELL RIVER – Close to 80 per cent of physicians in Campbell River have voted in support of the new Campbell River Hospital’s location, size, 95-bed count and $266 million cost.

Dr. Jeff Beselt, Chief of Staff at Campbell River Hospital, reported the outcome of the physicians’ vote to more than 125 community members who attended a North Island Hospitals Project public information meeting held at the Maritime Heritage Centre on February 21st.  The physicians’ vote took place on February 20th.

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Work to begin soon on new Comox Valley Hospital site


Work to prepare the new Comox Valley Hospital site for construction of a $334 million 153-bed facility should be underway by late February. Island Health’s North Island Hospitals Project team is working with the neighbours to make sure the project gets off to a good start.

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Campbell River Info Session Feb 21, 2013


The Vancouver Island Health Authority is hosting another community information session for the North Island Hospitals Project. This meeting will focus on the site preparation work beginning soon to make way for the new $266 million, 95-bed Campbell River Hospital on the existing hospital site.

We invite you to attend this information session to find out more about how the North Island Hospitals Project will support you and your family’s health care needs when these new state-of-the-art acute care facilities open ...

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Campbell River Info Presentation Feb 21, 2013



1. North Island Hospitals Project Campbell River Community Meeting February 21, 2013 1
2. 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 2 2
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Project Update – February 2013


The first edition of the North Island Hospitals Project Newsletter includes information about site preparation, community-based information meetings and more.

February 2013 Newsletter (.pdf)

1. Project update Caption describing Chief Project Officer Tom Sparrow, left, discusses upcoming site preparation work for the new Comox Valley Hospital at a neighbourhood information meeting th January 30 at Queneesh Elementary School.Comox Valley site preparation work to begin shortly. With site preparation work soon to be Site preparation work will include the area will ...

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