Hospitals

Tom Holland and Linda Perkins say they feel they can make a real difference as 'patient partners' at Peace Arch Hospital – but more community volunteers are needed to help provide patient perspective in decision-making. Contributed photo

Peace Arch Hospital seeks ‘patient partner’ volunteers

Advisory program ‘decimated by COVID’ is up and running again

 

Group of members of the B.C. Professional Fire Fighters’, B.C. Children’s Hospital staff, and the McKenzies’ a patient family joining together in front of the hospital (June 14). Provided by B.C. Children’s Hospital.

VIDEO: B.C. firefighters donate $1M for child burn survivors

$1 million from the B.C. Professional Fire Fighter’s Association improves child burn care treatment

 

Ken Barkman at Save-On-Foods in Garrison Crossing on June 5, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

78-year-old Ken Barkman of Chilliwack riding 3,000 kilometres for BC Children’s Hospital

Grandfather helping son and wife, who have adopted four high-risk babies

 

Thirteen-year-old Madden Wicker-Vriend, seen here with his parents Eryn and Jesse on May 27, is on dialysis at home in Chilliwack and is looking for a living kidney donor. He’s holding his catheter and behind him is his dialysis machine. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

13-year-old B.C. boy on dialysis looking for kidney donor

Madden Wicker-Vriend has plethora of health issues, but this ‘crisis’ came as a surprise, says mom

Thirteen-year-old Madden Wicker-Vriend, seen here with his parents Eryn and Jesse on May 27, is on dialysis at home in Chilliwack and is looking for a living kidney donor. He’s holding his catheter and behind him is his dialysis machine. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Centennial Arena was filled with Gala attendees to enjoy a night inspired by Italian culture, while also giving back to the Peace Arch Hospital. (Submitted photo/Peace Arch Hospital Foundation)

2022 Peace Arch Hospital Foundation Gala fundraiser ‘a love letter to Italy’

Long-awaited May 7 gala raised more than $900,000

Centennial Arena was filled with Gala attendees to enjoy a night inspired by Italian culture, while also giving back to the Peace Arch Hospital. (Submitted photo/Peace Arch Hospital Foundation)
Frontline worker ‘superheroes’ are the focus of an upcoming fundraiser organized by South Surrey and White Rock students. (pahf.ca photo)
Frontline worker ‘superheroes’ are the focus of an upcoming fundraiser organized by South Surrey and White Rock students. (pahf.ca photo)
Roo is Peace Arch Hospital’s first ER social-worker dog. (Contributed photo)

Canine employee bringing comfort to White Rock hospital’s patients, staff

‘They’ll literally stop what they’re doing, and they need a cuddle from Roo’

Roo is Peace Arch Hospital’s first ER social-worker dog. (Contributed photo)
A cart-wash station is among new technology added to Peace Arch Hospital’s medical device reprocessing unit, which was expanded during the hospital’s recently completed improvements. (Fraser Health Authority photo)

‘Heart’ of White Rock’s Peace Arch Hospital moving to faster, more efficient beat

Medical-device reprocessing department manager lauds upgrades to behind-the-scenes operation

A cart-wash station is among new technology added to Peace Arch Hospital’s medical device reprocessing unit, which was expanded during the hospital’s recently completed improvements. (Fraser Health Authority photo)
A bronze sculpture by artist Marie Khouri was stolen from outside the B.C. Children’s Hospital on the night of April 3. (Courtesy B.C. Children’s Hospital)

Sculpture stolen from B.C. Children’s Hospital weeks after being donated

Bronze artwork went missing from outside the Oak Street entrance on April 3

A bronze sculpture by artist Marie Khouri was stolen from outside the B.C. Children’s Hospital on the night of April 3. (Courtesy B.C. Children’s Hospital)
Letters

LETTERS: New Cloverdale hospital will be half the size that is needed

Editor: Surrey’s population is increasing by thousands, so why is our government…

  • Apr 7, 2022
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Auxiliary notes Kyle McKay

AUXILIARY NOTES: Second virtual Bunny Hop set for April 15-18

Easter ‘Eggstravaganza’ planned for Superfluity Shop

  • Apr 3, 2022
Auxiliary notes Kyle McKay
Oceana PARC residents Florence Ross and May Bucholtz offer a pot-and-pan serenade to Peace Arch Hospital workers who received complimentary coffees at an appreciation event next to the McCracken Courtyard at the hospital Wednesday morning (March 30).

Pot-banging salute returns for Peace Arch Hospital staff

Appreciation event marks second anniversary of short-lived practice

Oceana PARC residents Florence Ross and May Bucholtz offer a pot-and-pan serenade to Peace Arch Hospital workers who received complimentary coffees at an appreciation event next to the McCracken Courtyard at the hospital Wednesday morning (March 30).
A salute to health-care workers is planned for March 30 in the McCracken Courtyard at Peace Arch Hospital. (Google image)

Pot-banging event planned for Peace Arch Hospital Wednesday morning

Salute to health-care workers marks two years since clang of appreciation began

A salute to health-care workers is planned for March 30 in the McCracken Courtyard at Peace Arch Hospital. (Google image)
Happy days are here again for mom Selina and daughter Sophia Taylor after Sophia’s quick recovery from a horrible ordeal. (Photo by Don Bodger)

‘Chasing deer and making friends: B.C. girl running around again after scary fall’

3-year-old Sophia back to being a kid again after 20-foot park fall on to concrete

Happy days are here again for mom Selina and daughter Sophia Taylor after Sophia’s quick recovery from a horrible ordeal. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Abbotsford Regional Hospital is one of three Fraser Health hospitals about to undergo a facilities master plan project.

Master planning project ahead for three Fraser Health hospitals

Abbotsford, Ridge Meadows and Peace Arch facilities plan will include sustainability concerns

Abbotsford Regional Hospital is one of three Fraser Health hospitals about to undergo a facilities master plan project.
Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary's second annual Bunny Hop is set for the Easter long weekend, and organizers hope to host a warm-up for those who turn out on April 15, 2022 to pick up their event packages. (File photo)
Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary's second annual Bunny Hop is set for the Easter long weekend, and organizers hope to host a warm-up for those who turn out on April 15, 2022 to pick up their event packages. (File photo)
Fernie Alpine Resort turnoff on Hwy. 3. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

Man dies after skiing accident at B.C.’s Fernie Alpine Resort

A man died from injuries sustained while skiing at Fernie Alpine Resort over the weekend

Fernie Alpine Resort turnoff on Hwy. 3. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)
Map with the location for the new Cloverdale hospital. New B.C. Liberal leader Kevin Falcon recently said the site across from KPU is ‘not a great location’ for a second Surrey hospital. (Handout)
Map with the location for the new Cloverdale hospital. New B.C. Liberal leader Kevin Falcon recently said the site across from KPU is ‘not a great location’ for a second Surrey hospital. (Handout)
Using an interstellar theme, the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation held its annual gala fundraiser event in 2019. (PAH Foundation photo)

Peace Arch Hospital Foundation to finally host ‘La Dolce Vita’ gala

Event, which was supposed to be held in 2020, was postponed twice due to COVID-19

Using an interstellar theme, the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation held its annual gala fundraiser event in 2019. (PAH Foundation photo)
B.C. Minister of Health Adrian Dix announces the beginning of expansion work at Peace Arch Hospital during a January 2019 press conference. On Friday (Feb. 4) just over three years later, the province announced the work, costing $91.05 million, is complete. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Expansion of Peace Arch Hospital emergency ward, surgical suites now complete

Improvements, first announced in 2015, cost just over $91 million to carry out

B.C. Minister of Health Adrian Dix announces the beginning of expansion work at Peace Arch Hospital during a January 2019 press conference. On Friday (Feb. 4) just over three years later, the province announced the work, costing $91.05 million, is complete. (Nick Greenizan photo)
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