Season of Joy:
Jolly Santa greets Chilliwack Auxiliary volunteer at a breakfast event hosted by the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation.
Florence Nightingale Celebration
Dawson Creek Auxiliary members Sandra, Lorraine, Fran and Helen prepare and set up their annual Florence Nightingale Celebration. This is a time to reflect and honour our nurses for the outstanding care they give to our patients, each and every day. In the 1800s, during the Crimean War, Miss Nightingale was responsible […]
The BC Association of Healthcare Auxiliaries (BCAHA) wants to work closely with members to ensure it is delivering the resources, education and connections that will help auxiliaries thrive into the future. We are asking all local auxiliary members to participate in this survey so that we can obtain a broad understanding of members’ experiences […]
In 1919, in the aftermath of World War 1 and amid a flu pandemic, a group of dedicated women formed the Prince George Ladies Auxiliary. In the 1920s, the Auxiliary raised funds for a much-needed X-ray machine. During the Depression, they stored food items and produce for patients and used a horse and buggy to […]
Greetings to all,
Spring is in the air! Winter has been colder than usual and I am more than happy to embrace the words of the poet, “If winter comes, can spring be far behind?” The sun is shining, trees are budding out and the daffodils are blooming here on the Island.
The highlight of Spring for […]
A creative idea from the Sunshine Coast has generated interest and smiles from the residents of Totem Lodge and the Shorncliffe Care Facility. As described on its Facebook Page (March 5, 2019), volunteers from the Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary offered the residents Christmas stocking vouchers for the Auxiliary Thrift Store. But due to mobility challenges, […]
‘Volunteers Rock’ at Penticton Auxiliary
All we can say is “Wow!” Just three months after the Penticton Hospital Auxiliary fulfilled its original $250,000 pledge to the SOS Medical Foundation’s campaign to provide the medical equipment for the PRH expansion, they’ve donated again.
Now the Auxiliary has presented more than $45,000 to help acquire medical equipment for the […]
BCAHA News: Hello. Thank you for this opportunity to ask you a few questions. In October, you were the keynote speaker at BCAHA’s Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley Areas joint conference. How did you enjoy that experience?
Laura Track: It was a wonderful experience! The audience seemed very engaged and interested in the material – which […]