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BC Physical Trauma Survivors' Day - Sandy's Story37298B.C. Physical Trauma Survivors Day, held each October 17, raises awareness of prevention, treatment and recovery from traumatic physical injuries. For 2022, Sandy Richards shares his experience.<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/sandy-richards-trauma-survivors-day.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" /> <img alt="" src="http&#58;//www.phsa.ca/PublishingImages/sandy-richards-trauma-survivors-day.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />10/17/2022 7:00:00 AM12/6/2022 6:21:47 AMSkip to main content Search Menu Trigger warning: This article contains descriptions of a vehicle crash and physically traumatic injuries The week of October 17 is also National htmlFalseaspx
Learning how to Stop the Bleed® turns bystanders into life savers8575Did you know a person can bleed to death from an injury in as little as five minutes? May 19 is Stop the Bleed® Day. Learning how to stop someone from bleeding out can save a life. 5/19/2022 7:00:00 AM12/6/2022 6:21:47 AMSkip to main content Search Menu In his role as Trauma Medical Director at Victoria General Hospital, Dr. Dennis Kim regularly sees patients whose lives were saved because a htmlFalseaspx
Locum Offering - Trauma and Acute Care General Surgery, Vancouver General Hospital36575Locum Offering - Trauma and Acute Care General Surgery, Vancouver General Hospital<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/General%20%26%20Thoracic%20Surgery%20Portraits-05.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />5/13/2022 7:00:00 AM12/6/2022 6:21:47 AMSkip to main content Search Menu The Vancouver General Hospital is an academic Level 1 trauma centre affiliated with the University of British Columbia which receives tertiary htmlFalseaspx
Stay injury-free on the slopes this B.C. Family Day32103Vancouver – Health-care professionals are reminding British Columbians to exercise caution when enjoying the slopes this Family Day weekend.<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/NewsImages/Snow%20Infographic_.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />2/19/2022 8:00:00 AM12/6/2022 6:21:47 AMSkip to main content Search Menu Each year, an average of 122 children and youth visit the BC Children’s Hospital emergency department for skiing and snowboarding-related htmlFalseaspx
Launch of the Vision Zero in Road Safety Grant Program37430The Vision Zero in Road Safety Grant Program provides up to $20,000 in funding to reduce the incidence and severity of injuries among vulnerable road users.<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/VZ%20Grant%20(2).png" width="652" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />11/1/2021 7:00:00 AM12/6/2022 6:21:47 AMSkip to main content Search Menu Transport-related injuries result in $526 million in direct health care costs in British Columbia each year People who walk and cycle are htmlFalseaspx
Recognizing the inaugural B.C. Concussion Awareness Week 18337September 26 to October 1, 2021 marks the first annual B.C. Concussion Awareness Week, established to encourage everyone to understand how to prevent, recognize, respond to and manage concussions. <img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/CAW_Coaches.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />9/27/2021 7:00:00 AM12/6/2022 6:21:47 AMSkip to main content Search Menu Did you know that concussions are the most common form of head injury Each year in B.C., almost 600 people are hospitalized for a concussion htmlFalseaspx
Applications open for UBC Master and Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care40445 Applications Open for UBC Master and Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care - January 2022<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/NewsImages/UBC.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />9/21/2021 7:00:00 AM12/6/2022 6:21:47 AMSkip to main content Search Menu Shared on behalf of the Branch of International Surgical Care (BISC) at the University of British Columbia (UBC The MGSC includes the option to htmlFalseaspx
Do the 'Dutch Reach'42305Do the Dutch Reach to protect cyclists and other users when exiting your vehicle<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/Tobin_header.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />9/16/2021 7:00:00 AM12/6/2022 6:21:47 AMSkip to main content Search Menu Using your furthest hand to open your vehicle door while rotating your body to exit provides a better view of cyclists, motorcyclists htmlFalseaspx
National Drowning Prevention Week 202140423Drowning is preventable! Bring awareness to water safety during National Drowning Prevention Week from July 18-24, 2021.<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Boating%20lifejacket.jpg?RenditionID=3" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;MARGIN&#58;5px 5px;" />7/14/2021 7:00:00 AM12/6/2022 6:21:47 AMSkip to main content Search Menu Every summer, British Columbians head to the pool, lake, rivers, and oceans to enjoy the hot weather Even one drowning is too many htmlFalseaspx
Potential Lost, Potential for Change: The Cost of Injury 202140055Preventable injuries cost the Canadian economy $29.4 billion in a single year, including $20.4 billion in direct health-care costs.<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/COI%20page%20small.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />7/9/2021 7:00:00 AM12/6/2022 6:21:47 AMSkip to main content Search Menu Preventable injuries cost the Canadian economy $29.4 billion in a single year, including $20.4 billion in direct healthcare costs htmlFalseaspx

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