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LGH’s Outpatient Care Centre renamed after philanthropists Denis and Joan Creighton

North Van couple bequeathed $2.5 million to LGH Foundation.

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Hospital tours shed light on future of surgery

Many hospitals provide surgical services on multiple floors and VGH can too. Our future has never looked brighter.

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Meet UBC Hospital’s new Medical Site Leader

Dr. William Henderson has big plans for the little hospital that could — and does — provide world-class surgical care.

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They came. They saw. They scooped!

UBCH leaders rolled up their sleeves to serve staff ice cream and the latest scoop on the UBC Hospital Renewal Project.

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“A special place in my mom’s heart”

When the patient is your mother, it’s personal. This is one social worker’s story about how her colleagues earned a place in her family’s hearts.

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Chantal Kreviazuk visits patients and staff at VGH

Juno award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk made an impromptu, low-key visit to VGH on July 28th. Along with her super-star status, Chantal is a humanitarian who works with a number of international charities.

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A major milestone for Willie

Thanks to the novel use of a life-support machine, Willie Dalagan survived to obtain a double-lung transplant. One year later, he celebrates with his VGH care team.

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VCH receives $2 million donation from Hollyburn Properties

The generous donation will go towards upgrading the MRI machine at UBC Hospital and purchasing the next generation of “Jack the Robot”, a surgical robot at VGH.

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It’s hip to be square

The design of our new operating rooms at VGH is taking shape and that shape is decidedly square.

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HEABC awards VGH team for innovation

The VGH Cardiac Surgery Quality Improvement Working Group has earned a Top Innovation Award at the 2017 BC Health Care Awards for halving the rate of surgical site infections.

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