Coastal News

The big picture of health

A new clinic on the North Shore helps vulnerable people tackle a range of problems.

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Dynamic duo helping LGH babies receive accolades from more than 10,000 Facebook users

Pamela Hollington and her mother, Jean, are two Lions Gate Hospital Foundation volunteers who started out by touching the lives of more than 100 new LGH babies but have wound up inspiring thousands with the story of their efforts.

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VCH Open Board forum draws modest crowd

About 60 members of the public and VCH employees learned about work being done in family practice, palliative care and progress being made on the new HOpe Centre at Tuesday’s VCH Open Board Forum held at Lions Gate Hospital.

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Coastal expands its role in Central Coast health care delivery

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) has started the process to end an affiliation agreement with the United Church Health Services Society (UCHSS), who have been delivering health care services in BC’s Central Coast communities on behalf of VCH for the past 11 years.

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Youth square off during the Farm to School cooking competition

The 2nd annual Farm to School Youth Localvore Cook Off event brought together farmers, nutritionists, and chefs to cheer on six teams of young aspiring chefs and then judge their culinary creations.

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Good weather, golf bring smiles to LGH Foundation’s Orthopedics campaign

Lions Gate Hospital Foundation’s 17th Annual Golf Classic brought 144 golfers together to raise more than $325,000 for the Foundation’s Orthopedics Campaign to equip LGH’s talented Orthopedics team with the new equipment they need to meet demand.

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Expanded LGH Endoscopy Unit donors honoured as doors prepare to open

Lions Gate Hospital staff gave a brief public glimpse of its new Endoscopy Unit on Saturday, June 8th – thanking the more than 4200 generous donors and the LGH Foundation who helped make it happen.

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City of North Vancouver to hold pay parking open house for area around LGH

The City of North Vancouver is holding a public open house on Thursday, June 20th (5 – 7 pm) to get public input on a recommendation to improve the on-street parking situation in residential areas by installing pay parking on several streets adjacent to Lions Gate Hospital.

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LGH Foundation donation benefits adult mental health patients

Using money raised through cookouts and Christmas tree sales, the Lynn Valley Lions Club raised $1300 and generously donated it to through the LGH Foundation to Adult Community Mental Health to fund a camping trip to the Sunshine Coast’s Camp Sunrise.

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St. Mary’s Hospital receives breast cancer detection boost from Foundation

St. Mary’s physicians received a big boost in their ability to locate and identify breast cancers at the earliest stages recently with the donation of a new digital mammography machine.

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