Hospitals

The COVID-19 test centre at Peace Arch Hospital is located on the building’s south side. (File photo)

UPDATE: Peace Arch Hospital staff did not jump COVID-19 vaccine queue: Fraser Health

Director who received leftover dose defined as ‘priority staff’ member

The COVID-19 test centre at Peace Arch Hospital is located on the building’s south side. (File photo)
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LETTERS: Writer felt well cared for at Peace Arch Hospital

Editor: The other week the old body chemistry went ‘flooey’ and I…

  • Jan 7, 2021
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A Vernon mom was rushed to Vancouver with her unborn child after her water broke two days after Christmas, and 11 weeks too early. (Contributed)

Okanagan mom rushed to Lower Mainland hospital with unborn baby

Just two days after Christmas, the mother to be’s water broke, but she’s not due until March 20

A Vernon mom was rushed to Vancouver with her unborn child after her water broke two days after Christmas, and 11 weeks too early. (Contributed)
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LETTER: It’s a busy season for auxiliary volunteers

Purdy’s chocolate sale fundraiser now underway

  • Dec 16, 2020
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The drive-through COVID-19 testing facility at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital set up earlier this week has started testing. (Black Press Media File)

One death confirmed in relation to COVID-19 outbreak at Greater Victoria hospital

At least 12 people infected with COVID-19 from outbreak

The drive-through COVID-19 testing facility at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital set up earlier this week has started testing. (Black Press Media File)
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AUXILIARY NOTES: Fundraising for Peace Arch Hospital continues amid pandemic

Volunteers have held numerous fundraisers over past nine month, with more on way

  • Dec 6, 2020
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A new UBC study published in the Emergency Medicine Journal on Oct. 29, 2020 found fewer children are visiting ER departments at B.C. hospitals. (Children’s Hospital/Facebook)

Fewer children visiting emergency rooms in B.C. during pandemic: UBC study

The research is published in the Emergency Medicine Journal

A new UBC study published in the Emergency Medicine Journal on Oct. 29, 2020 found fewer children are visiting ER departments at B.C. hospitals. (Children’s Hospital/Facebook)
A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the Al Hogg Pavilion, located on the Peace Arch Hospital grounds in White Rock. (File photo)

White Rock’s Al Hogg Pavilion site of latest COVID-19 outbreak

At least four Semiahmoo Peninsula health-care facilities are among 18 in B.C. with active outbreaks

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the Al Hogg Pavilion, located on the Peace Arch Hospital grounds in White Rock. (File photo)
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AUXILIARY NOTES: Meat and More food sale orders are due by Oct. 26

Hospital auxiliary sale includes holiday appetizers and desserts

  • Oct 22, 2020
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A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Surrey Memorial Hospital. (File photo)

COVID-19 outbreak at Surrey Memorial Hospital

One patient, one staffer have tested positive: Fraser Health

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Surrey Memorial Hospital. (File photo)
Surrey/White Rock business entrepreneur Manjit Lit is challenging the public to match his $100,000 gift to the Support Surrey Hospitals Foundation’s COVID-19 fund.Photo by Kevin Hill

Telethon promotes Surrey Memorial Hospital COVID response funding

Entrepreneur Manjit Lit gifts Surrey Hospital Foundation, challenges others to join him

Surrey/White Rock business entrepreneur Manjit Lit is challenging the public to match his $100,000 gift to the Support Surrey Hospitals Foundation’s COVID-19 fund.Photo by Kevin Hill
While providing free parking near Peace Arch Hospital during the pandemic was a good idea in theory, in practice, it seems to have led to abuse by people who park all day and leave no space for those who have business at the hospital, writes A.L. Hills. (Tracy Holmes photo)

LETTERS: Free hospital parking comes at a cost

Time limit on spaces would help ensure one is available when needed, writes A.L. Hills

  • Sep 24, 2020
While providing free parking near Peace Arch Hospital during the pandemic was a good idea in theory, in practice, it seems to have led to abuse by people who park all day and leave no space for those who have business at the hospital, writes A.L. Hills. (Tracy Holmes photo)
A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Peace Arch Hospital. (Tracy Holmes photo)

UPDATED: COVID-19 outbreak declared at Peace Arch Hospital

Provincial health officer says outbreak is in the facility’s rehab unit

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Peace Arch Hospital. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Family finds strong sense of community at BC Children’s Hospital

Family finds strong sense of community at BC Children’s Hospital

BC Children’s Hospital Dream Lottery has now sold out

Family finds strong sense of community at BC Children’s Hospital
FILE PHOTO - Premier John Horgan during the province’s 2019 announcement of Surrey’s second hospital, which will be built next to KPU. On Thursday (Aug. 6, 2020), he also announced a cancer treatment centre would be included in the facility. (File photo: Malin Jordan)

B.C. announces regional cancer treatment centre to be included in new Surrey hospital

Services expected to include treatment, supportive care, research, education, innovative technologies

FILE PHOTO - Premier John Horgan during the province’s 2019 announcement of Surrey’s second hospital, which will be built next to KPU. On Thursday (Aug. 6, 2020), he also announced a cancer treatment centre would be included in the facility. (File photo: Malin Jordan)
A Morgan Creek home, at 3409 155 A St., is part of the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation Dream Lottery. (Contributed photo)

Dream Lottery home up for grabs in Morgan Creek

South Surrey prize home part of latest BC Children’s Hospital Foundation lotto

A Morgan Creek home, at 3409 155 A St., is part of the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation Dream Lottery. (Contributed photo)
AUXILIARY NOTES: Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary is still busy raising funds

AUXILIARY NOTES: Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary is still busy raising funds

Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary has joined forces with the Peace Arch Hospital…

  • Jun 11, 2020
AUXILIARY NOTES: Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary is still busy raising funds
Premier John Horgan announced in December that Surrey’s new hospital will be located in Cloverdale, next to KPU. (File photo: Malin Jordan)

Premier says pandemic will not delay new hospital in Cloverdale

Surrey’s second hospital, price tag still unknown, to be built next to Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Cloverdale

Premier John Horgan announced in December that Surrey’s new hospital will be located in Cloverdale, next to KPU. (File photo: Malin Jordan)
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Man who assaulted nurse in Abbotsford sentenced to three months in jail

Neale Heath used dumbbell to strike nurse in hospital last September

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Ariis Knight (inset), 40, passed away April 18 at Peace Arch Hospital. (Contributed photo/File photo)

Hospital-visitor policy questioned after South Surrey woman dies without caregiver, family

Man says sister’s voice was ‘stripped away’ by COVID-19 protocols that stymied bedside support

Ariis Knight (inset), 40, passed away April 18 at Peace Arch Hospital. (Contributed photo/File photo)