Hospitals

The artwork is by Caitlin Legault who is not the only local person grateful to those who work in health care. A local letter writer recently had to go to hospital and wanted everyone there to know that their efforts are appreciated. (Special to The News)

LETTER: Pitt Meadows letter writer grateful for all those who cared for her at hospital

Staff in every department worthy of praise, local woman says

  • Feb 27, 2021

 

Bryan Adams with his mom, Jane Adams Clark, at Lions Gate Hospital. (Bryan Adams)

Bryan Adams gives shout out to North Shore hospital

The singer’s mom was in Lions Gate Hospital for care

 

The Rai Family have donated more than $150,000 to the Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation. (Ridge Meadows Hospital/ Facebook)

Maple Ridge roofing company aids with ailing babes

H&I Roofing donated $10,000 to Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundaiton

 

Local anonymous donor encourages others to find fun, creative ways to give back. (Black Press Files)

What is a unique way to contribute to Maple Ridge healthcare?

Anonymous woman donates one dollar to hospital foundation for each correct Jeopardy answer in 2020

Local anonymous donor encourages others to find fun, creative ways to give back. (Black Press Files)
A crane was required to move the new MRI machine into place at Ridge Meadows Hospital this week. It’s expected up and operational in about three months. (Fraser Health/Special to The News)

New Maple Ridge MRI has already served more than 1,000 patients

Imaging machine began work at Ridge Meadows Hospital in November

A crane was required to move the new MRI machine into place at Ridge Meadows Hospital this week. It’s expected up and operational in about three months. (Fraser Health/Special to The News)
Long term care residents like knowing the date . (Blackpress files)

Maple Ridge’s Baillie House puts out call for 2021 calendars for residents

Donations can be dropped off at Ridge Meadows Hospital’s main entrance

Long term care residents like knowing the date . (Blackpress files)
Fraser Health declares outbreak over at Ridge Meadows Hospital. (Google Maps)

Outbreak at Ridge Meadows Hospital declared over

The outbreak was announced at the end of December in an inpatient rehab unit at Maple Ridge hospital

Fraser Health declares outbreak over at Ridge Meadows Hospital. (Google Maps)
(Photo by Kevin Hill)

40 cases linked to Surrey Memorial Hospital COVID-19 outbreak

Fraser Health says two death are associated with the outbreak

(Photo by Kevin Hill)
A Vernon mom was rushed to Vancouver with her unborn child after her water broke two days after Christmas, and 11 weeks too early. (Contributed)

Okanagan mom rushed to Lower Mainland hospital with unborn baby

Just two days after Christmas, Tia’s water broke, but she’s not due until March 20

A Vernon mom was rushed to Vancouver with her unborn child after her water broke two days after Christmas, and 11 weeks too early. (Contributed)
Angela Morel (right) of Operation Santa for Seniors and a Community Services volunteer with a box of gift packs. (Special to The News)

Operation Santa for Seniors gives presents to hundreds in Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows

Incredible response to call for donations of gifts for the elderly

Angela Morel (right) of Operation Santa for Seniors and a Community Services volunteer with a box of gift packs. (Special to The News)
The drive-through COVID-19 testing facility at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital set up earlier this week has started testing. (Black Press Media File)

One death confirmed in relation to COVID-19 outbreak at Greater Victoria hospital

At least 12 people infected with COVID-19 from outbreak

The drive-through COVID-19 testing facility at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital set up earlier this week has started testing. (Black Press Media File)
The COVID-19 outbreak at Ridge Meadows Hospital was first declared Nov. 5. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19 outbreak at Maple Ridge hospital over

The announcement came about Ridge Meadows Hospital at Monday’s briefing

The COVID-19 outbreak at Ridge Meadows Hospital was first declared Nov. 5. (Image courtesy CDC)
Aman Kaywan is all smiles after donating $5,000 to the Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation. (Special to The News).

Charitable Maple Ridge man says,’You don’t have to be rich to make a difference.’

Aman Kaywan saved up to donate $5,000 to Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation

Aman Kaywan is all smiles after donating $5,000 to the Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation. (Special to The News).
A new UBC study published in the Emergency Medicine Journal on Oct. 29, 2020 found fewer children are visiting ER departments at B.C. hospitals. (Children’s Hospital/Facebook)

Fewer children visiting emergency rooms in B.C. during pandemic: UBC study

The research is published in the Emergency Medicine Journal

A new UBC study published in the Emergency Medicine Journal on Oct. 29, 2020 found fewer children are visiting ER departments at B.C. hospitals. (Children’s Hospital/Facebook)
Rob Jeeves, Drive For The Cure Foundation founder, left, and his family, daughters Kayla Podulski, 13, Ella Podulski, 16, his wife Dr. Marni Heed, and daughter Cooper Jeeves, 15, outside the digital mammography room that was named in honour of his mother. (Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation/Special to The News)
Rob Jeeves, Drive For The Cure Foundation founder, left, and his family, daughters Kayla Podulski, 13, Ella Podulski, 16, his wife Dr. Marni Heed, and daughter Cooper Jeeves, 15, outside the digital mammography room that was named in honour of his mother. (Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation/Special to The News)
Rich Dillon is the new executive director of Ridge Meadows Hospital. (Fraser Health/Special to The News)

Ridge Meadows Hospital executive director an “out-of-the-box” thinker

Rich Dillon brings years of valuable experience with Vancouver Coastal Health

Rich Dillon is the new executive director of Ridge Meadows Hospital. (Fraser Health/Special to The News)
Family finds strong sense of community at BC Children’s Hospital

Family finds strong sense of community at BC Children’s Hospital

BC Children’s Hospital Dream Lottery has now sold out

Family finds strong sense of community at BC Children’s Hospital
Ridge Meadows Hospital employee (L) Jade Tomlinson helps (R) Leline Davis get the hang of an iPad. (Contributed photo)

Ridge Meadows Hospital gets funding for virtual volunteers

Maple Ridge Community Foundation and federal funds help hospital volunteers access iPads

  • Jul 22, 2020
Ridge Meadows Hospital employee (L) Jade Tomlinson helps (R) Leline Davis get the hang of an iPad. (Contributed photo)
Teresa Jones is an LPN with Ridge Meadows Hospital. (Special to The News)

Patients given way to say thanks to outstanding hospital staff in Maple Ridge

A program called Caregiving Angels recognize workers who go above and beyond

  • Jun 13, 2020
Teresa Jones is an LPN with Ridge Meadows Hospital. (Special to The News)
MRI arrives at Maple Ridge hospital this week

MRI arrives at Maple Ridge hospital this week

A $5-million diagnostic machine has been bolted into place at Ridge Meadows Hospital

MRI arrives at Maple Ridge hospital this week