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Feb

05

Who have giving hearts? First Open Heart Society of Campbell River!

The Campbell River Branch of the First Open Heart Society recently donated to the Campbell River Hospital Foundation in order to purchase an Ambulatory Blood Pressure monitor (ABPM) and two Holter Monitors. An ABPM measures blood pressure over 24 hours to provide a more complete picture of your blood pressure. Patients wear a special blood pressure cuff that measures and... More

Jan

28

Kinsmen Donation Helps Purchase High Defintion Monitors for Mammography

The Kinsmen Club of Campbell River recently presented the Hospital Foundation with a donation of $21,909 towards High Definition Monitors for Mammography. There are a limited number of these monitors on Vancouver Island; Victoria and Campbell River making the acquisition of these monitors for Campbell River extremely meaningful. Each year there are approximately 4000 mammograms performed in our hospital, with... More

Jan

24

Worry Less...Laugh More

Brent and Kristie Cross recently presented the Campbell River Hospital Foundation with a donation of $1000 to go towards a Video Processor for the Endoscopy Department in memory of Lyndon Cross. Lyndon Cross was a social worker that worked in youth protection services. He fought a short but courageous battle with cancer with strength and determination. He was an extremely... More

Jan

16

Altrusa Club of Campbell River Helping to Keep Smiles Healthy

The Campbell River Altrusa Club have a mission, to care for its community, its children and its needs. They support a variety of causes throughout the Campbell River area and most recently helped the Campbell River Hospital Foundation with a donation towards Dental Equipment for the Operating Room. This is a self-contained portable system from drills to suction that is... More

Jan

10

Every Dollar Makes a Difference

For all existing and new monthly donors your name will be entered for a chance to win a two night get-a-way to Black Rock Resort in Ucluelet. The Travel Place in Campbell River and Black Rock Resort in Ucluelet have come together to help make a difference in health care. Campbell River Hospital Foundation is excited to partner with these... More

Dec

12

Island CPAP - Helping us Breathe Easier

When Mike Seib learned a patient couldn’t return home because Campbell River Hospital was lacking the necessary equipment, Seib knew he had to help. Seib, who owns Island CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) in Courtenay, was told by a colleague that a patient she was working with at Victoria hospital, who was having trouble breathing, couldn’t be transferred back home... More