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Life and Death at VGH: reprise of the Knowledge Network hospital ER documentary series.

Breaking news update: The RCMP has responded to questions about the accident fatalities mentioned in my lede. Cpl. Ronda Rempel told me this today:

At this time I do not have an update on the timeline for charges.

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Unveiling A Dream - BC Professional Fire Fighters Burn Fund

Three-floors tall etched wall to be revealed on June 21st, 2015.

You know what? Firefighters never get the attention they deserve, not for the stuff they do everyday anyways. 792 more words


Vancouver General is going to the dogs in C. difficile pilot project

WATCH: VGH has launched a pilot program to see if a dog can sniff out a potentially-deadly bacteria in hospitals. Elaine Yong reports.

Dr. Elizabeth Bryce, Director of Infection Control at Vancouver Coastal Health, is somewhat amused at the sight of a dog roaming the halls of Vancouver General Hospital. 238 more words


"It's all manual labour": Inside the sterilization room at VGH

WATCH: In the first of a three-part series on the hidden parts of the health care system, Elaine Yong looks at how 165,000 instruments get sterilized every week at Vancouver General Hospital. 160 more words


Editorial: Doctors deserve thanks for their medical miracles

Like many professionals, physicians aren’t given as much respect these days as they have enjoyed in the past, when they walked through medical offices and hospitals like white-coated demi-gods. 248 more words