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Your children were born here, a grandparent lives here and your friend’s life was saved here. We understand that often we forget the impact health care has on our lives unless we are at the center of a crisis.
Our Campbell River Hospital touches the lives of more than
people in our community and the North Island.
There are nearly
babies born in our hospital each year.
Each year, our hospital performs over
On average, there are more than
ultrasounds performed each day, that is more than
Our hospital has one of the most efficient ICU’s in the Province. In 2018 alone, our ICU had more than
Our Current Top Priorities
Hospital equipment is advancing rapidly with new technology making it easier to diagnose and treat diseases and disorders. The Campbell River Hospital Foundation is raising money to purchase the equipment our doctors have identified as most urgent. Some items are new and some are replacement items for old and outdated equipment. Every single piece of equipment on our wish list is vital to our hospital’s ability to offer you and those you love the very best treatment and care.
Help us Fund our 2021/2022 Wishlist
Works in conjunction with the mammography to pinpoint the exact location of a breast mass by using computer and digital x-rays taken from two different angles.
Using these coordinates, the radiologist inserts the needle, advances it to the lesion and removes the tissue sample. Acheiving the target accuracy of +/- 1mm
MRI Breast Coil
This MRI is an important diagnostic tool sued with mammography and breast ultrasound. This is useful for examination of cancer in women who have scar tissue or breast implants. I will also detect small abnormalities no seen with mammography or ultrasound.
Some examples of how the Breast Coil is used include: detecting small abnormalities not seen with mammography or ultrasound, for example MRI has been useful for women who have breast cancer cells present in an underarm or lymph node, but do not have a lump that can be felt of viewed in diagnostic studies.
Faxitron or Specimen Radiography System
An inoperative specimen radiography system designed to provide immediate verification of excised breast tissue margins after sterotactic breast biopsy. Instantly receive confirmation of a successful excise procedure. With the machine located in the mammography room, this means no transporting the patient, no waiting for results and the ability to make informed clinical decisions on the spot.
There is quality images that are needed to make informed clinical decisions.
Many caring and dedicated businesses and individuals support the Campbell River Hospital Foundation every year through a variety of fundraising efforts.
From Gala evenings, Golf Tournaments, Auctions, Walk-a-Thons and Picnics, no event is too big or too small. Events on our behalf raise thousands of dollars each year to support quality healthcare at our Hospital.
Trivia Night – February
Trivia night is a fun-filled FUN-draiser for the Campbell River Hospital Foundation and has raised more than $213,000 to support vital equipment purchases that support quality health care for Campbell River and the North Island.
Scrap Metal Challenge – June
Our purpose is simple: to raise money while fostering a little bit of competition within the business community, and help local residents clean up their own scrap metal for a good cause. Since the challenge has begun, over $97,000 has been raised for the purchase of medical equipment for the hospital.
Golf. Because You Care. – September
Since 1996, our tournaments have raised over $350,000 for the Campbell River Hospital, thanks to the tremendous support provided by community sponsors. We hope that you will consider supporting this year’s event, and join us in supporting quality health care for Campbell River and North Vancouver Island.