Surrey News

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Surrey residents now have improved same-day access to urgent primary care with the opening of the new Surrey Urgent Primary Care Centre.
Taylor Buis, Substance Use Clinician
"There are often misconceptions about people who use substances and how best to support them. But there are multiple pathways into substance use, no one client is the same.”
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This week's high fives go to our amazing people at Langley Memorial and Royal Columbian Hospitals.
High five hand in the air
This week's high fives go to our amazing people at Abbotsford Regional, Burnaby, Royal Columbian and Surrey Memorial Hospitals.
High five hand in the air
This week's high fives go to our amazing people at Burnaby Hospital and Surrey Memorial Hospital.
Hannah Varto
“At The Embrace Clinic – an outreach medical service for survivors of violence such as sexual assault or partner violence – I treat women who have never had their sexual health taken seriously. That’s really sad.”
Allen Alvarez
"I specialize in bioethics; it’s about values that apply to health care. It goes beyond the golden rule and asks how individual patients want to be treated versus how we want to be treated."
Rob Gair, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Positive Health Services
"My job is to manage antiviral treatment for people living with HIV. Keeping my patients healthy is my main goal…attaining viral suppression means patients cannot pass it on to others. It’s a win/win."
Lifetime Achievement Award winner Lynne Palmer
Throughout her career, clinical nurse specialist Lynne Palmer demonstrated an unending drive to improve the birth experiences and outcomes for women and infants.
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This team has worked closely with gurdwaras, temples, schools and businesses to design new ways to help Fraser Health's South Asian population eat healthier meals.
High five hand in the air
The week's kudos to to our amazing employees at Langley Memorial, Surrey Memorial, Ridge Meadows and Abbotsford Regional Hospitals.
Surrey Housing
As of June 19, 2018, approximately 160 individuals experiencing homelessness will be offered housing, as well as health and social supports.
Surrey Urgent Care Centre
It will be easier for Surrey residents to receive ongoing primary health care when one of 10 new urgent primary-care centres in the province opens in Fall 2018.
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The centre will streamline access to mental health and substance use services and create clear pathways to care.
Health care provider taking notes while talking to a young girl
People who are homeless, including those camping along 135A Street in Surrey, will soon have access to safe and supportive housing.
Nurse talking to patients
The Ministry of Health, together with Fraser Health, is funding a concept plan for a new hospital in Surrey.
Man playing with a puppy
Surrey Memorial Hospital has introduced B.C.’s first trauma dog for victims of relationship violence, puppy days for staff wellness, and is creating a team of therapy dogs for patient visits.
Health Canada has approved Fraser Health to provide supervised consumption of oral and intra-nasal substances at its two supervised consumption sites.
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When Jim couldn't visit his horse friends, Surrey Memorial Hospital staff helped get the horses to visit him.
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Fraser Health will open the first of two supervised consumption sites in Surrey this week with the second one opening next week.