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We are IH: Stephanie Hintz

We are IH is a recognition campaign to spotlight Interior Health employees and medical staff – through pictures and stories. Name: Stephanie Hintz (she/her) Job Title: Registered Diagnostic Sonographer Years of Service: 12 Worksite: Royal Inland Hospital Community: Kamloops Ancestral Territory: Tk'emlups te Secwepemc Favourite Quote:  "Every day we decide how to treat people, why not…

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We are IH: Eric Tommasini

We are IH is a recognition campaign to spotlight Interior Health employees and medical staff – through pictures and stories. Name: Eric Tommasini Job Title: Physiotherapist Years of Service: 6 Worksite: Royal Inland Hospital Community: Kamloops Ancestral Territory: Secwépemc Favourite Quote:  "Be a better version of yourself today than you were yesterday, aspire to be a better…

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We are IH: Pin Liao

We are IH is a recognition campaign to spotlight Interior Health employees and medical staff – through pictures and stories. Name: Pin Liao (She/Her)Worksite: Royal Inland Hospital, KamloopsAncestral Territory: Nlak a'p amux (Ing-k hla-k ap -muh) / Thomp son / Couteau Interior SalishYears of Service: 9 monthsJob Title: Medical Laboratory Technologist"Chance favours the prepared mind."-…

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We are IH: Shaylee Peterson

We are IH is a recognition campaign to spotlight Interior Health employees and medical staff – through pictures and stories. Name: Shaylee Peterson Worksite: Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops Years of Service: 4 Job Title: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Cardiology Quote: "If you're not a little uncomfortable, you're not learning. Getting outside your comfort zone is…

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We are IH: Dr. Elizabeth Parfitt

We are IH is a recognition campaign to spotlight Interior Health employees and medical staff – through pictures and stories.  Name: Dr. Elizabeth Parfitt Worksite: Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops Years of Service: 7 Job Title: Infectious Diseases Physician and Site Medical Director Quote: "Relationships are the foundation of everything we do - nurture them." When you…

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Could your medical career be in Kamloops?

Kamloops is a city known for year-round adventure, culture, a supportive community and a healthy lifestyle. It's also home to a brand new and state-of-the-art Patient Care Tower at Royal Inland Hospital set to open its doors in summer 2022. The tower will include the latest technology for physicians, employees and patients to provide the best…

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Love in the time of COVID

Two registered nurses from Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) proved Saturday that love will prevail even in the time of COVID-19. When Amanda McKay and James Futerko couldn’t have the wedding of their dreams, they chose a different option that honoured their colleagues and the workplace where they met. On Saturday, standing before a marriage commissioner…

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Stitch by Stitch: knitting helps a community heal

As a Grade 5 student at North Shuswap Elementary School in Celista, B.C., Liam Smith was known for his confident, caring and courageous personality. The affable youngster made a big mark on his community in only a short time. After a tragic accident claimed Liam’s life, his classmates struggled to process the loss of their…

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Tower smudging close to the heart

For Helen Henderson, life is all about connections. As kukpi7 (chief) of the Canim Lake Band near 100 Mile House, she searches out connection to the land, to her band members and to her past. Earlier this year at Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) in Kamloops, several connections came together in one emotional ceremony for Helen,…