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MMU recognized with Top Innovation award<img alt="MMU staff standing in front of the Mobile Medical Unit" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2019-06-28_MMU%20recognized%20Top%20Innovation_01.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />MMU recognized with Top Innovation awardCongratulations to Dr. Michael Flesher and the MMU team on their Gold Apple win at the BC Health Care Awards on June 24!http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/mmu-recognized-with-top-innovation-award2019-06-28T07:00:00Z
Mobile Medical Unit helps Richmond Hospital clinicians practice and prepare for disasters<img alt="participants in group discussions" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2019-04-29_MMU%20Richmond%20Disasters.jpg" width="923" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Mobile Medical Unit helps Richmond Hospital clinicians practice and prepare for disastersThe MMU recently provided its Applied Disaster Medicine (ADM) course to clinicians from Richmond General Hospital. The course teaches participants about caring for patients in disasters.http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/mobile-medical-unit-helps-richmond-hospital-clinicians-practice-and-prepare-for-disasters2019-05-08T07:00:00Z
Mobile Medical Unit works with Fraser Health to test network connectivity<img alt="Close-up of the MMU Logo on truck " src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2018-11-29_2018_MMU%20Network%20Connectivity.jpg?RenditionID=5" width="923" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Mobile Medical Unit works with Fraser Health to test network connectivityAs a hospital on wheels, MMU recently made a deployment to Delta Hospital to test network connectivity and implement an emergency test case scenario. http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/mobile-medical-unit-works-with-fraser-health-to-test-network-connectivity2018-11-29T08:00:00Z
Study shows Mobile Medical Unit is successful in caring for opioid overdose patients<img alt="Outdoor signage that reads "Overdose Crisis Response"" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2018-11-26_Study%20Shows%20MMU%20successful_01.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Study shows Mobile Medical Unit is successful in caring for opioid overdose patientsResponding to an urgent need for support in caring for opioid overdose patients, the MMU deployed to the Downtown Eastside from December 2016 to May 2017. A study shows the successful deployment provides lessons for communities fighting the opioid crisis.http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/study-shows-mobile-medical-unit-is-successful-in-caring-for-opioid-overdose-patients12018-11-26T08:00:00Z
Mobile Medical Unit provides clinical education to Grand Forks and Nelson<img alt="Mobile Medical Unit in a parking lot" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2018-10-12_MMU%20%20Education%20Grand%20Forks%20Nelson.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Mobile Medical Unit provides clinical education to Grand Forks and NelsonPHSA’s Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) recently deployed to the BC interior to hold clinical education sessions, including disaster medicine, and their first operating room simulation practice. http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/mobile-medical-unit-provides-clinical-education-to-grand-forks-and-nelson2018-10-12T07:00:00Z
Mobile Medical Unit helps Nanaimo practice and prepare for disasters<img alt="Mobile Medical Unit staff posing in front of MMU logo" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2018-07-04_MMU%20Nanimo%20practice%20prepare%20disasters.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Mobile Medical Unit helps Nanaimo practice and prepare for disastersPHSA’s Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) was recently deployed to Vancouver Island to pilot its Disaster Medicine course.http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/mobile-medical-unit-helps-nanaimo-practice-and-prepare-for-disasters2018-07-04T07:00:00Z
Mobile Medical Unit wraps up Fraser Canyon Hospital deployment<img alt="Truck parked outside hospital in snow" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2017-12-14_MMU%20wraps%20up%20FCH%20deployment.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Mobile Medical Unit wraps up Fraser Canyon Hospital deploymentThe Mobile Medical Unit is home for the holidays.http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/mobile-medical-unit-wraps-up-fraser-canyon-hospital-deployment2017-12-14T08:00:00Z
MMU supports renovation at Fraser Canyon Hospital<img alt="Mobile Medical Unit partked outside Emergendy Department" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2017-10-18_MMU%20supports%20renovation%20FCH.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />MMU supports renovation at Fraser Canyon HospitalThe Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) is on the road again, this time to support an emergency department renovation at Fraser Canyon Hospital (FCH) in Hope.http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/mmu-supports-renovation-at-fraser-canyon-hospital2017-10-18T07:00:00Z
Award-winning, historic Mobile Medical Unit deployment comes to a close<img alt="Staff members accepting certificate on stage" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2017-06-29_Award%20Winning%20MMU%20Deployment.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Award-winning, historic Mobile Medical Unit deployment comes to a closeLast month, BC’s Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) packed up from its temporary location at 58 West Hastings Street in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside after more than six months supporting health care workers on the frontlines of the opioid overdose crisis. http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/award-winning-historic-mobile-medical-unit-deployment-comes-to-a-close2017-06-29T07:00:00Z
MMU collaborates with Interior Health to deliver specialized education<img alt="Clinical staff huddling over clinical equipment" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2017-06-19_MMU%20IHA%20deliver%20education.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />MMU collaborates with Interior Health to deliver specialized educationCollaborative. Informative. Fun. These are just a few of the words participants at a recent education session in Oliver used to describe their training in BC’s Mobile Medical Unit (MMU). http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/mmu-collaborates-with-interior-health-to-deliver-specialized-education2017-06-19T07:00:00Z

 

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