Pandemic wellness support from TD Bank Group

New Westminster, B.C. – {January 15, 2021} – Last fall, TD Bank Group provided a tremendous gift of $10,000 to […]

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McQuarrie Hunter LLP shines light on mental health at Royal Columbian

  New Westminster, B.C. – {November 5, 2020} – For over 20 years, McQuarrie Hunter LLP has stepped forward to […]

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Virtual cardiac care

Videoconferencing has quickly become a regular part of many of our lives ever since COVID-19 made physical distancing a top priority. Healthcare is no different, as hospitals and doctors’ offices shifted to telemedicine as a way to manage patient care during the pandemic. While the concept gained prominence in 2020, virtual consultations have been around for years and have shown some promising benefits at Royal Columbian Hospital with a group of cardiac patients.

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Freight & crane company delivers donation for kids

New Westminster, B.C. – {October 6, 2020} – Phoenix Truck & Crane continues to demonstrate its concern for children in […]

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Company puts a spark in cardiac care

  New Westminster, B.C. – {October 6, 2020} – Mott Electric is showing its heart by making a $10,000 donation […]

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Mike Wilkinson’s story

Mike Wilkinson thought the sharp pain was a toothache, but it turned out to be something much more debilitating. For close to two years, the facial pain would come and go, seemingly lasting longer and getting more intense each time. The Surrey resident was eventually diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia – sometimes called ‘the suicide disease’ because of the agony it causes. It became so bad that Mike was on the verge of spending six figures for treatment in the U.S., before he was fortunately referred to a neurosurgeon at Royal Columbian Hospital.

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Roger Pinette’s story

Roger Pinette had been feeling unwell for a few days, struggling with a bad cough, headaches, a fever, and fatigue. They are the type of symptoms that have come to be associated with COVID-19, but back in early March 2020 it was not yet front and centre in people’s minds. It would be several weeks before the 72-year-old Langley resident would learn he had contracted a near fatal case of the respiratory illness, only hearing the news after he had awoken from a lengthy stay in Royal Columbian Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

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Jennie & John Hik’s Story

John and Jennie Hik were high school sweethearts. Married for almost 61 years, they shared a deep affection for Royal Columbian Hospital and a decades-long commitment to supporting patient care.

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Mindful of the future

Not one to rest on his laurels after a remarkable 50 years at Royal Columbian Hospital, Dr. Arun Garg is already anticipating the next big development in healthcare, and he wants the local community to be at the forefront of the change.

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Royal Columbian remains tops in Canada for life-saving heart procedure

New Westminster, B.C. – {August 27, 2020} – Royal Columbian Hospital remains Canada’s busiest cardiac catheterization lab with among some […]

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