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BCAHA News No. 78 September 2018
BCAHA News No. 77 April 2018
Auxiliary Action No. 76 December 2017
Auxiliary Action No. 75 Summer 2017
Auxiliary Action No. 74 Spring 2017

Auxiliary Action No. 73 Winter 2016

Auxiliary Action No. 72 Fall 2016

Auxiliary Action No. 71 Spring 2016

Auxiliary Action No. 70 Winter 2016

Auxiliary Action No. 69 Fall 2015

Richmond Auxiliary Presents Bursaries

September 18, 2018|

Harmony Sander wants to become a Registered Nurse and, ultimately, a Nurse Practitioner. She has volunteered at Richmond Hospital since 2015.  This past year, she was accepted into the UBC Nursing Program (Okanagan Campus) and is eager to work with sick children. Ada Zhang is entering her fourth year in Microbiology and Immunology at UBC and... Read More »... Read More »

President’s Message

September 18, 2018|

The spring and summer have passed quickly and it has been a hot and sometimes smoky summer for most everyone across the Province.  Fall is now upon us and we are back in full swing and working hard to provide the equipment and other items for the care and comfort of patients in our local... Read More »... Read More »

Dawson Creek Auxiliary Supports ‘Click for Babies’ Campaign

September 18, 2018|

105 Purple Knitted Baby Hats Help ‘Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome BC’ Every September for the past three years, the Dawson Creek & District Auxiliary Society of Local Health Care has been mailing small packages of knitted purple baby hats to the BC Children’s Hospital.  These purple baby hats join a collection of over 11,000 purple... Read More »... Read More »

Dorothy (Dot) Diotte: A Volunteer Who Made a Difference

September 18, 2018|

Dorothy (Dot) Diotte, a native of Toronto, Ontario moved to North Vancouver with her husband and children in the early 1970s.  After 15 years, they moved to Squamish.  A year later, and with time on her hands, it was suggested to Dot that she volunteer at the Hospital.  This marked the beginning of her 31-year... Read More »... Read More »

Across the Province

September 18, 2018|

Sunshine Coast Thrift Store Volunteer Appreciation Lunch The Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary Thrift Store celebrated the contributions of their volunteers on June 18 at the Sechelt Indian Band Hall.  Approximately 120 people attended and enjoyed a delicious lunch of pasta, chicken and salad catered by Shift Restaurant.  A choice of two yummy cakes was served as... Read More »... Read More »

Healthcare Auxiliary Day – May 10

September 18, 2018|

Across the province, auxiliaries marked the provincial government’s May 10, 2018 proclamation of Healthcare Auxiliary Day. From decorated cakes and cheque presentations, to thrift shop customer appreciation sales and a congratulatory letter from an MLA, many others joined in to celebrate this event.  Thanks to all those who participated in acknowledging auxiliaries and their many contributions. Sunshine... Read More »... Read More »

Vernon Auxiliary Celebrates 110th

May 24, 2018|

The VJH Auxiliary was presented a beautiful trophy by Interior Health CEO Chris Mazurkewich in recognition of 110 years of dedicated service to the Vernon Jubilee Hospital.  The award was accepted by Valerie Tribes, Auxiliary president, and is proudly displayed in the gift shop window at the hospital. Over 200 people gathered in the hospital lobby... Read More »... Read More »

BCAHA President Meets Health Minister

May 24, 2018|

Raising the profile of BCAHA and connecting with healthcare partners have been key goals of BCAHA President Lynda Avis. Recently, she met with the Minister of Health, Adrian Dix, in his office located within the B.C. Parliament Buildings. The one-hour meeting was an opportunity to acquaint the new Health Minister with BCAHA and the many... Read More »... Read More »

Across the Province

September 18, 2018|

Sunshine Coast Auxiliary Connects with Totem Lodge Residents A stove in the Totem Lodge – originally equipped by the Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary 15 years ago – was in need of an upgrade. Jeanie Parker, Chair of the Roberts Creek Branch, along with funding from the Gibsons and Halfmoon Bay Branches, arranged for the purchase... Read More »... Read More »