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Meet Nancy Desrosiers, the new Provincial Executive Director for Correctional Health<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/profile%20pic%20%201.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Meet Nancy Desrosiers, the new Provincial Executive Director for Correctional HealthNancy Desrosiers, BCMHSUS' new Provincial Executive Director for Correctional Health Services and Forensic Regional Clinics, has always been a leader that serves with purpose.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/meet-nancy-desrosiers-the-new-provincial-executive-director-for-correctional-health2020-06-16T07:00:00Z
BCMHSUS launches Patient and Family Partner Network to improve care<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Patient%20and%20Family%20Poster%20with%20Cloud%20Logo-FINAL-page-001.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCMHSUS launches Patient and Family Partner Network to improve careAt BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services, we are committed to incorporating the patient voice in everything we do.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/patient-family-network2020-06-08T07:00:00Z
PHSA+ Award winner profile: Prab Gill<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Prab.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />PHSA+ Award winner profile: Prab GillPrab Gill, director, quality, safety & systems improvement at BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services embodies PHSA values each and every day. http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/phsa -award-winner-profile-prab-gill2020-05-26T07:00:00Z
Staying in recovery in times of Covid-19<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Sobriety%20tips.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Staying in recovery in times of Covid-19People are in isolation. People have lost their jobs. People now find themselves at home with family, patiently waiting out the COVID-19 crisis. In some ways, the pandemic has given us what we’d all wished for, more time.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/staying-in-recovery-in-times-of-covid-192020-05-07T07:00:00Z
Virtual health makes enormous gains across BCMHSUS<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/our-services/helphands.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Virtual health makes enormous gains across BCMHSUSVirtual health is a patient-centred approach to care that removes access barriers and is a natural extension of the digital tools we already in use. http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bcmhsus-virtual-health-gains2020-05-05T07:00:00Z
Victoria Forensic Regional Clinic going the extra mile for clients<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/IMG_0005.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Victoria Forensic Regional Clinic going the extra mile for clients​The Forensic Regional Community Clinics help ensure that people who have come into contact with the law and live with significant mental health and substance use issues get the care, support and treatment they need.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/victoria-forensic-regional-clinic-going-the-extra-mile-for-clients2020-05-01T07:00:00Z
Prioritizing Cultural Safety during COVID-19<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Mental%20wellness.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Prioritizing Cultural Safety during COVID-19Creating a safe and equitable health care system for Indigenous peoples is foundational to patient experience.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/prioritizing-cultural-safety-during-covid-192020-04-29T07:00:00Z
Engaging patients and families in COVID-19 health care solutions<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/ThinkstockPhotos-177761232.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Engaging patients and families in COVID-19 health care solutionsPatient and Family Engagement is the process of planning, delivering, and evaluating health care together with the people we serve.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/engaging-patients-and-families-in-covid-19-health-care-solutions2020-04-28T07:00:00Z
Celebrating Patient Experience Week in the time of COVID-19<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/IMG_3694.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Celebrating Patient Experience Week in the time of COVID-19From April 27-May 1, BCMHSUS is joining healthcare organizations around the world in celebrating Patient Experience Week.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/celebrating-patient-experience-week2020-04-27T07:00:00Z
Sidewalk messages of hope<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/IMG_3694.jpg?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Sidewalk messages of hopeAs a counterweight to COVID-19, Recreation Therapists Tiffany Stahle and Renee Reichert spread some positivity around Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Additions last week.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/sidewalk-messages-of-hope2020-04-14T07:00:00Z

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