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Sit to Stand Trainer for Rehabilitation

The Campbell River Italian Cultural Society recently made a donation towards the purchase of a Sit to Stand Trainer for the Rehabilitation Department in Campbell River Hospital. A Sit to Stand trainer uses a counter-weight mechanism to provide a safe and effective way to strengthen weight bearing muscles and increase standing stability and endurance. It is used by therapists in... More



Scrap Metal Challenge turns scrap into Bili-Lights

It was close right to the very end, however Marine Harvest Canada pulled out a win for the coveted Scrap Metal Cup with $5,127.04 in scrap metal! “In four years the Campbell River Hospital Foundation Scrap Metal Challenge has raised more than $58,000 for vital medical equipment for our hospital,” states Stacey Marsh, Executive Director. “It is because of the... More



Campbell River Shrine Club Gives Back

The Campbell River Shrine Club made a special visit to Campbell River Hospital recently to deliver a donation that will support the purchase of three important pieces of equipment. A baby weigh scale, Nellcor Pulse Oximetry and Bili-lights. On average, 400 babies are born in the Campbell River Hospital each year and an infant Stabilette is present at each birth.... More



Ensuring Quality Health Care Closer to Home

The new $274.5 million Campbell River Hospital, currently under construction, is being gifted a state-of-the-art MRI machine by the local Mailman Family Foundation. Valued at $2.2 Million, this 1.5T Medical Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine is predicted to have a significant impact on patient care for North Vancouver Island communities. Currently, the only MRI machine available through Island Health is a... More



Knickers, Bra’s and Mammography – Oh my!

It began as a girl’s night out at the production of Nana’s Naughty Knickers by the River City Players and turned into cash to support quality health care at Campbell River Hospital. Bank of Nova Scotia employees, Sue McDermid and Linda Lyons thought it would be fun borrow from the play to support Mammography and so they came up the... More



We are McHappy!

McHappy Day is a very special tradition for Ronald McDonald Charities across the country. It is also a special day for the Campbell River Hospital Foundation, for the past seven years, McHappy Day in Campbell River has helped to support both Ronald McDonald House Charities and quality health care for Campbell River and North Vancouver Island. This year, proceeds from... More