The Research and Capacity Building Department at Island Health provides a wide range of support services to Island Health staff and the local research community to enable the conduct of a broad range of research initiatives. We are committed to the realization of the significant role of research in Island Health's Purpose statement:
Island Health's Purpose: To provide superior health care through innovation, teaching and research and a commitment to quality and safety — creating healthier, stronger communities and a better quality of life for those we touch.
Learn more about the services that we provide, including:
You spoke, we listened!
Thank you to everyone who provided their feedback on our new forms, launched May 1st, 2013, for the new Operational Review process and updated Research Ethics Board review process.
We have now taken that feedback and updated the forms. These are not major changes and the processes themselves remain the same. Also updated are the guidance documents that accompany each form.
Updated forms and guidances include:
Operational Review Application and the accompanying Operational Review Guidance
CREB Application and the accompanying CREB Application Guidance
HREB Application and the accompanying HREB Application Guidance
Dr. Martin Wale
Deputy Chief Medical Officer & Executive Medical Director
Medical Affairs & Research
Director, Research and Capacity Building
Manager, Research and Capacity Building
Manager, Clinical Research
Phone: 250-519-7700 x 17086