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Jul

04

First Open Heart Donates to the ICU

The Hospital Foundation received a $25,000 gift from the Campbell River First Open Heart Society (FOHS) to support the purchase of a Sparq Portable Ultrasound maching for the Intensive Care Unit in the Campbell River Hospital. This Ultrasound provides high quality images to assess the heart, lungs and other vascular structures in the body. It provides immediate information at the...

Jul

03

Newest Staff 50/50 Winner

Meet Bert! Bert has worked at Island Health for 5 years and is an RN and Remote Outreach Technician with Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU), his role often takes him to other communities such as Gold River and Tahsis. When asked what he enjoys most about what he does, his answer is quick, heart felt and with a smile,...

Jun

25

The Chas Maria Chapter Donates $1700 to Cancer Care

The Chas Maria Chapter # 76, Order of the Easter Star recently donated $1700 to the Hospital Foundation in support of Cancer Care at the Campbell River Hospital. Cancer care is the focus of this Eastern Star charity. The Chas Maria Chapter has raised thousands of dollars for our hospital and in recent years has helped purchase a blanket warmer,...

May

23

2019 Because You Care Hospital Lottery Winners

First of all.. THANK YOU to all of you that bought tickets to our Hospital lottery! We wouldn't be able to fund our equipment wish list as quickly without your continued support. Congratulations to this years winners! 1st Place Prize: $10,000 Cash and $10,000 Travel Voucher : Kathy Linn ( Campbell River) 2nd Place Prize: $1000 Cash and an all...

May

17

Local Hero Awards

We were honoured to be a community partner/sponsor for the Campbell River Mirrors Local Hero Awards last night. The Hospital Foundation was there to present the award for Healthcare Hero to the Campbell River Hospital ICU Staff, for their spirit, and the care that they give. They always go above and beyond for their patients and their families during their...

May

05

First Open Heart Society "Walk for Hearts"

The 33rd Annual "Walk for Hearts" organized by the First Open Heart Society of Campbell River was a HUGE success. They raised $14,462 from this walk. The money raised was used to purchase a lifesaving Philips SparQ Ultrasound machine for the Campbell River Hospital ICU. This event is open to everyone that want to help make a difference by taking...