April, 2016

NIHP Community Information Meetings return in May


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

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


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


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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