Coastal News

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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LGH beautified by North Shore RBC volunteers

Six North Shore RBC staff from across the North Shore braved the rain last weekend to volunteer their time beautifying the Lions Gate Hospital grounds.

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MedRec at LGH celebrates first anniversary with success stories

On the first anniversary of the program, the MedRec project team share a few patient stories of “good catches” by staff and physicians following the appropriate protocol and collecting a Best Possible Medication History for their patients on admission.

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From the gate to the plate

VCH staff on the Sunshine Coast are teaching younger generations about where their food comes from – and they’re starting from the ground up.

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New ARAMARK operations manager joins the Coastal team

We are pleased to announce that Tiffany Townsend has been appointed as Manager of Operations, North Vancouver effective May 27.

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A mental health and community collaboration

The art project was a joint mental health and community effort, with the goal of connecting clients with mental illness and/or addictions with the community, as well as to help reduce the stigma of mental illness and addictions.

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The most important meal of the day

The staff at the Totem Lodge residential care facility, next to St. Mary’s Hospital, are providing more food options and customized portion sizes for the close to 50 senior residents living at the facility.

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