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Recognizing RVH’s excellence

RVH receives Exemplary Standing

Awarded Accreditation with Exemplary Standing in 2019 by Accreditation Canada – this is the highest level of recognition awarded and only achieved by 20 per cent of Canadian healthcare organizations.

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RVH wins national leadership award

Recognized by the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) with a silver award for “outstanding leadership” and for taking “bold steps” to drive quality and transform culture through RVH’s MY CARE strategy.

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RVH wins GOLD!

Recognized with a Gold Quality Healthcare Workplace Award from the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) for RVH’s continued focus on fostering a healthy and safe workplace that promotes work/life balance.

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Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO)

At RVH we are proud to be recognized as a Best Practice Spotlight Organization by the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario.

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Family Medicine Teaching Unit

RVH has an innovative strategy to combat the severe shortage of family physicians in the region. In June 2009, RVH opened its Family Medicine Residency Program in affiliation with teh University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine. RVH is an official teaching site of U of T’s accredited program which is the last stop for medical residents training to become family doctors

Stroke Distinction

RVH was awarded Stroke Distinction, receiving the Award of Excellence from Accreditation Canada. It distinguishes RVH as one of only seven hospitals in Canada to receive this designation, demonstrating national stroke leadership. In fact, there is only one other hospital the province that has received the aw​ard of Distinction in both acute and rehab stroke services.

Lab Accreditation

​RVH’s Laboratory Accreditation in October 2014 resulted in an overall score of 95 per cent — the highest accreditation status possible and with a four-year accreditation rating. Surveyors evaluated over 500 mandatory requirements in seven disciplines.

Volunteer resources award

RVH’s Volunteer Resources team was recognized by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation for its ongoing support of the high school Co-operative Education program receiving the Education Community Award.

The Ontario 2014 employer champion

Created in 2010, the Ontario Employer designation distinguishes employers that are supporting the futures of significant numbers of young people across the province through experiential learning programs. To earn this annual designation an employer must have provided at least 50 learning opportunities in the previous academic year (September through to August).

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RVH was awarded a Silver seal award from the Ontario Hospital Association for its efforts in energy and waste conservation. The ‘Green Hospital Scorecard’ measures a variety of factors including ener-gy and water use, waste generation and recycling rates.

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2016 CPRS Major Awards​

RVH’s Corporate Communications has won Bronze in the Canadian Internal Communications Campaign of the Year category for “How to sustain and embed strategy: RVH’s success story”

2018 Hermes Creative Awards

​RVH’s Corporate Communications team won platinum in the Strategic Programs / Employee Relations category for the RVH Film Festival.
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Additionally, RVH’s Corporate Communications team was recognized for their “Connect the Dots” campaign winning gold in the Internal Communication Campaign category.

RVH Communications team wins two national awards

RVH’s Corporate Communications team has won two national awards from the Health Care Public Relations Association (HCPRA) of Canada for Strategic Communications and Social Media.
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RVH Communications team wins two international awards

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre’s (RVH) Corporate Communications team has won two international MarCom awards for Vitalsigns, its annual report to the community and its MY CARE video which highlights RVH’s strategic plan.