Hospitals

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)
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
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)
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)
Abbotsford Regional Hospital

Man who assaulted nurse in Abbotsford sentenced to three months in jail

Neale Heath used dumbbell to strike nurse in hospital last September

Abbotsford Regional Hospital
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)
The “vestibule” or “anteroom” just outside the operating room at Abbotsford Regional Hospital creates a negative-pressure space to prevent the virus from spreading to nearby areas when COVID-19 patients are undergoing surgery.

B.C. doctor designs special operating room for COVID-19 patients

Design protects patients from wound infection while preventing virus from spreading to nearby areas

The “vestibule” or “anteroom” just outside the operating room at Abbotsford Regional Hospital creates a negative-pressure space to prevent the virus from spreading to nearby areas when COVID-19 patients are undergoing surgery.
B.C. nurses are asking for more stringent social distancing measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Canadian Press Photo)

B.C. nurses call for mandatory shutdown of all non-essential workplaces

Open letter to provincial, federal governments says current measures are insufficient

B.C. nurses are asking for more stringent social distancing measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Canadian Press Photo)
A kind note to greet health care providers at Ridge Meadows Hospital in Maple Ridge. (Ronan O’Doherty - THE NEWS)

Chalk it up to positivity

Sidewalk graffiti lets Ridge Meadows hospital workers know they are appreciated

A kind note to greet health care providers at Ridge Meadows Hospital in Maple Ridge. (Ronan O’Doherty - THE NEWS)
Surrey Hospital Foundation officials and others at the 2020 Celebration of Care Gala, held Saturday (Feb. 22) at Aria Banquet Centre in Surrey. (submitted photo)

PHOTOS: Sold-out Surrey party raises $1.35M in ‘Celebration of Care’ at hospital

Hollywood-style event attracted close to 700 people to Aria Convention Centre

Surrey Hospital Foundation officials and others at the 2020 Celebration of Care Gala, held Saturday (Feb. 22) at Aria Banquet Centre in Surrey. (submitted photo)
One of the grand-prize homes in the Choices Lottery is located in South Surrey’s Morgan Creek neighbourhood. (Contributed photo)

Choices Lottery grand-prize home located in Morgan Creek

$2.9-million house features five bedrooms, high-tech features

  • Feb 12, 2020
One of the grand-prize homes in the Choices Lottery is located in South Surrey’s Morgan Creek neighbourhood. (Contributed photo)
Surrey and Abbotsford hospitals ‘targeted’ for pay parking profit, activist says

Surrey and Abbotsford hospitals ‘targeted’ for pay parking profit, activist says

John Buss, of HospitalPayParking.ca, says it’s ‘way out of whack’

Surrey and Abbotsford hospitals ‘targeted’ for pay parking profit, activist says
Peace Arch Hospital’s new CT scanner was purchased last spring, but its arrive was just celebrated, with a ribbon-cutting on Jan. 29. (pahfoundation.ca photo)

New CT scanner celebrated at Peace Arch Hospital

Ribbon-cutting for $1.3 million machine held Jan. 29

Peace Arch Hospital’s new CT scanner was purchased last spring, but its arrive was just celebrated, with a ribbon-cutting on Jan. 29. (pahfoundation.ca photo)