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Equipment Needs

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

x-rays and

mammograms.

On average, there are more than

ultrasounds performed each day, that is more than

each year.

Our hospital has one of the most efficient ICU’s in the Province. In 2018 alone, our ICU had more than

ventilator hours.

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 Some items are new and some are replacement items for old and outdated equipment.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 2020 Wishlist

Stereotactic Mammography

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. 

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MammoTest Table - Stereotactic Biopsy Table | Mammotome, Neoprobe, SentimagUsing 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.
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 Siemens Rolls Out 1.5 Tesla MRI for Breast Visualization | Medgadget

 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.

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There is quality images that are needed to make informed clinical decisions.

 

 

 

Our Events

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.

Because You Care Lottery – Spring

Are you ready for your next travel adventure? There are only 2,750 tickets, at $40 each or sets of 3 for only $100, and can be purchased online and with various retailers.

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.

How you can help

Donate

The generosity of donors allows us to stay on the leading edge of medical technology and treatment to provide the best possible patient care.

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Planned Giving

Leave a legacy of your own that will benefit the health of our community for generations to come.

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Caring Spirit

This program allows patients, relatives or friends to express their gratitude to the people who were there when they needed them most.

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Well Wishes

Well Wishes provides family and friends convenient access to patients/residents at the Hospital by sending them e-mail messages.

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Volunteer

Volunteers are the backbone of our fundraising efforts. Join an incredible group of volunteers who provide their time, energy with various projects.

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