NICU

Charity brings music therapy to premature babies

New Westminster, B.C. – {June 18, 2019} – Vancouver-based charitable foundation, Music Heals, is bringing melody to Royal Columbian Hospital’s […]

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National charity delivers gift of light to premature babies

New Westminster, B.C. – {June 6, 2019} – Royal Columbian Hospital’s Variety Neonatal Intensive Care Unit can add to its […]

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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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Felicity Landrey’s Story

As Melanie Bodhi, 24-weeks pregnant, headed to a doctor’s appointment in Prince George in the spring of 2017, she had no way of knowing the whirlwind she and her husband would soon face. Less than 24 hours later, she was at Royal Columbian Hospital, flown in from her northern BC community amid increasing concerns she would need to deliver very prematurely.

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Hope Annis’s Story

It was during Vicki Foley’s 20-week ultrasound that they discovered fetal measurements were about a month behind schedule. Thus began regular monitoring and eventually a planned delivery at 37 weeks. While Royal Columbian Hospital’s Variety Neonatal Intensive Care Unit looked after baby Hope for her first few weeks, it took genetic testing to offer an explanation for the newborn’s small size. She was diagnosed with a rare chromosomal condition known as Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome.

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2018 Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon & 5K

Join Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation’s team of #NICUStrong champions and make a difference in the lives of B.C.’s smallest and most fragile premature babies.

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Grant brings warmth to fragile newborns at Royal Columbian

New Westminster, B.C. – {April 3, 2018} – Newborns in need of intensive care at Royal Columbian Hospital are being […]

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Donors fund big needs at Royal Columbian

Dr. Sue Sidhu is among the surgeons at Royal Columbian Hospital who can fix severely broken ribs by using a […]

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Ashley and Hazel Durance

Ashley Durance had just survived a life-threatening complication of pregnancy. Her newborn girl Hazel, among the most premature and smallest ever to be born at Royal Columbian Hospital, was under constant watch in the intensive care unit for newborns. And now Ashley’s father Rick Walsh was about to undergo open heart surgery. With Christmas of 2016 only a couple of days away, it was hard to believe all that had happened in the last several weeks.

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