Shuswap North Okanagan Division of Family Practice



Vernon - HART / SNO Opioid Event - June 12

Join us for a HART (HArm Reduction Team) / SNO Presentation - Wednesday, June 12 - Vernon - Prestige Hotel and Conference Centre - 1800 hours

The aim is to develop a three-year Opioid Crisis/Harm Reduction Strategy that is focused on reducing the number of overdoses/deaths in Vernon.  In doing so, the goals are to enhance access to treatment and supports, help address community impacts, advance cultural competency and reduce stigma. The final plan will be multi-sectoral in scope and comprised of evidence-based action plans together with relevant communication and evaluation plans.

For more information:

Please RSVP to Peggy Crough no later than June 6th.

Sessional time will be paid; dinner will be served.  More information to follow.

Vernon - The MRI is Coming! - June 19

Join us for An Evening with a VJH Radiologist - dinner and presentation.

Date: Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
Time:  18:00
Location: Prestige Hotel and Conference Centre. by June 11, 2019
Topics: All about MRI at VJH – indications, MRI safety, choosing wisely, and more!

Two-hour sessional time will be paid.

SAVE THE DATE - Vernon - ICBC Changes - September 11

Date:  Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Time:  1800
Location:  Prestige Hotel, Vernon
Presenter:  Ryan Irving

Ryan Irving is a Partner at Nixon Wenger LLP . His practice is devoted to civil litigation with a focus on personal injury, property damage and insurance claims. Mr Irving will update SNO members on the recent ICBC changes and their impact to physicians.

More information will be forthcoming closer to the date.