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Northern Health is looking for community partners with ideas for projects that will improve the health of those living, working, learning and playing in northern BC. The next opportunity to apply for IMAGINE Community Grants will be launched on September 1, 2018.

Out of an abundance of caution, Northern Health is proactively moving patients from Stuart Lake Hospital in Fort St. James, as part of advance planning related to wildfire activity.

Northern Health has released its hand hygiene compliance reports for quarter 4 (2017-2018).

Residents of Pouce Coupe in Northeast B.C. will enjoy better access to health-related travel, as NH Connections adds local departures and arrivals effective August 20th, 2018.

Summer brings many things, including enjoying our time on the many lakes in northern BC. For those living on lakes year round, part time, or just visiting, it’s important to stay healthy while enjoying the experience.

A major milestone for Northern Health’s IMAGINE grant program is among highlights from the latest regular meeting of the NH Board of Directors, held in Chetwynd this week.

Work is underway on a new inpatient unit at the University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) that will focus on keeping patients strong, mobile and active during their hospital stay, reflecting the provincial government’s focus on team-based primary care.