February, 2014

Building bridges: Medical communities working together for new hospitals


Clinicians, physicians and staff from both communities have been working to help design new hospitals in the Comox Valley and Campbell River, but you could say they’ve really been building bridges.

That’s among the benefits to come from the North Island Hospitals Project already, even though construction has yet to begin.
Take for example, Surgical Services Clinical Coordinators Gail Hilts and Sheri Drover, who helped to evaluate submissions from the proponents looking to design and build the new hospitals.

“Gail and I ...

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Project Update – January/February 2014


Check out our January/February edition for details about site preparation work reaching completion, extra time allocated for proponent submissions, and the next round of community information meetings.

Click here to read the January/February 2014 NIHP Newsletter

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Preferred proponent to be announced in Spring 2014

The $600 million North Island Hospitals Project (NIHP) is on track for completion in late 2017, says NIHP Chief Project Officer Tom Sparrow.

The three proponents seeking to design, build, finance and maintain the new hospitals in the Comox Valley and Campbell River submitted their technical proposals for evaluation last October. Sparrow says the evaluators decided to give the proponents some extra time to enhance their submissions.

“We have given the proponents more time to enhance and improve their submissions, including the ...

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