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

 

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

 

The Castlegar Urgent and Primary Care Centre was announced in March 2020. (Betsy Kline photo)

Castlegar urgent and primary care centre building towards full operations

The centre is still ramping up its operations

 

The Castlegar urgent and primary care centre was announced in March. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar Urgent and Primary Care Centre building towards full operations

Practitioners at the facility include nurses, social workers and physio therapists.

The Castlegar urgent and primary care centre was announced in March. Photo: Betsy Kline
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)
Access into KBRH has changed since construction of a two-story addition started last year. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Trail confirms second road to regional hospital ‘on hold’

Announcement follows the city’s recent wrap-up of a comprehensive engineering evaluation

Access into KBRH has changed since construction of a two-story addition started last year. (Sheri Regnier photo)