News & Updates

Stories from our staff and volunteers

May 2019 | News Releases

News Releases: Victoria Teams Hike to Remember Loved Ones

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VICTORIA – May 1, 2019 – Sunday, May 5th marks the beginning of National Hospice Palliative Care Week with dozens of cities across Canada hosting hikes to raise critical funds and...

Apr 2019 | Hospice, Staff

Victoria Hospice Staffing Update

At the end of February, 2019, Wendy Wainwright, a nationally-recognized champion of psychosocial care, retired after 36 years of dedicated service to Victoria Hospice...

Apr 2019 | Nursing, Staff, Volunteer

Victoria Hospice Hires Director of Nursing Services

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Victoria Hospice Society, please join us in welcoming Tracy Stone to the Leadership Team in the position of Director of Nursing Services...

Mar 2019 | Events, Hospice

Join Team Eassie at Hike for Hospice!

It’s hard to miss Team Eassie at Hike for Hospice. They’re dressed in bright yellow t-shirts, visible from one side of Fisherman’s Wharf Park to the other. Look closer, and you’ll see that each shirt is proudly...

Dec 2018 | Hospice

Hospice Nurse Finds Creative Way to Honour Her Friend and Give Back

Some people and experiences are like stones being thrown into a calm lake, they ripple through us, reaching out and leaving us changed. It was like that for me when at 21 I lost a childhood friend to...