This review of Patient Care Quality Office complaints underscores the critical importance of patient complaints as feedback and a key indicator of the need for improvements in the province's healthcare system: https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/9500-patient-complaints-lodged-with-b-c-health-authorities-over-treatment-quality Comox Valley resident and advocate Liza Schmalcel wrote this recent OpEd as a response to an OpEd by Duncan resident Bryan Senft, concerning … Continue reading Some recent Island healthcare news stories and opinions…
This wonderful group of people invite you to share experiences with like folk by joining their social group on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 10 am in Room A at Comox Recreation Centre. Learn the latest technology and aids for hearing loss. Take the next Speech Reading Level One Course being offered September … Continue reading Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Comox Valley Branch
At the end of September 2019, the Medical Health Officer asked the Board of Islabnd Health to appoint a public administrator to Comox Valley Seniors Village. https://seniorsvoices.ca/advocacy/it-takes-a-valley-to-fix-a-village The families had sent letters to the responsible officials, filed complaints with licensing, and eventually started a letter writing campaign (now ceased) to the CEO of Island Health. … Continue reading Family Intervention: Comox Valley Seniors Village
SEND US A CONFIDENTIAL EMAIL TO CONTACT ABOVE By sharing your experience you can help us advocate to improve healthcare for everyone We hear numerous reports about Comox Valley seniors who did not receive timely and adequate diagnosis, care and/or treatment when admitted to the hospital including emergency care. Many are concerned that ageism was … Continue reading Current Project: Healthcare Patient Feedback: Tell Us Your Healthcare Story!