Credit union contributes phototherapy for fragile newborns

New Westminster, B.C. – {May 13, 2019} – Premature babies in need of treatment for jaundice have access to a […]

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Critical care for a third of BC

Royal Columbian Hospital is currently undergoing one of the largest government-funded health care redevelopments in British Columbia’s history. This $1.35 […]

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Guzzo family & McDonald’s New West provide neonatal support

New Westminster, B.C. – {April 25, 2019} – The family behind the McDonald’s restaurant in New Westminster is making a […]

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Donation ensures music continues in pediatrics

New Westminster, B.C. – {April 24, 2019} – A donation by Phoenix Truck & Crane is music to the ears […]

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Advancing Innovation in Medicine (AIM) Fund

Do you have an idea that could improve patient care? Does it involve creating tools or technologies that don’t currently […]

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Gateway/Starlight/Match partnership shines a light on mental health

New Westminster, B.C. – {March 27, 2019} –Gateway Casino & Entertainment, Starlight Casino, and Match Eatery & Public House have […]

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New round of equipment purchases funded by Royal Columbian donors

New Westminster, B.C. – {March 20, 2019} – Donors to Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation are helping to fund new equipment […]

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Charles Evans’s Story

Those who knew him say Charles Evans was frugal with himself but generous with others. He moved to New Westminster from Winnipeg after retiring from a career in law and lived in the same condo for three decades. Before his death in 2017, Charles quietly designated Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation as the beneficiary of what is one of the largest legacy gifts ever in the hospital’s existence.

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Adriana Bronk’s Story

Adriana Bronk was having such bad shortness of breath, she could no longer rest in her own bed. Instead, the 91-year-old woman had begun to sleep in a reclining chair. It turns out she was in need of a new heart valve. Unfortunately, surgery was not an option for her. She also wouldn’t be suitable for a non-surgical procedure known as TAVI – that is, until Royal Columbian Hospital became only the second site in Canada to use a new approach that is providing an option for people who otherwise would have none left.

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Elijah John’s Story

Elijah John isn’t sure how he pulled himself out of the wreckage. The 18-year-old was in shock, he was struggling to breathe, and his left arm was dangling. All this, after his car hydroplaned off the highway on a rainy November evening as Elijah was going from work to his home in Hope. Thanks to a passerby, Elijah would eventually be rushed to Royal Columbian Hospital – one of the province’s two major adult trauma centres.

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