Wish List

The Campbell River Hospital Foundation



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Equipment Needs

Your donations support the purchase of necessary equipment for the Campbell River Hospital

Every year, the Campbell River Hospital has a wish list of equipment put together by various departments in the hospital. These medical equipments help assure that our Hospital has the most up-to-date equipment and can provide the best care possible to our patients.

Help us Ensure Quality Healthcare, Close to Home.


Fiber-Optic Endoscopic Evaluation and Swallowing Scope

Speech Pathology


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FEES is a test used to evaluate swallow function.  It can be used for both inpatients ( at bedside) and outpatients.  The Speech Pathologist looks into the throat using an endoscope while the patient is aoffered various textures of food and drink.  A FEES study can help identify what elements of the swallow process may not be working well and if an individual is arpirating. 

This type of testing will be used with individuals with swallowing (dysphagia). Conditions that might cause dysphagia include: Stroke, Head and neck cancer, head injury, Parkinson's disease and other neurologic conditions and Muscular dystrophies.


Prep & pack table

Medical Device Reprocessing Department



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 The AMSCO Prep & Pack Table from STERIS is designed to meet demanding instrument reprocessing needs. The innovative, flexible workstation helps productivity, organization, instrument management, as well as process and workflow changes. 

This workstation meets the ergonomic challenges of a diverse work force, helping reduce the risk of work related injuries.  The multiple configurations and an extensive accessory catalog allows flexibility to upgrade and customize configurations at any time.  


Philips Affinity x-5 probe




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The Ultrasound transducer, also called a probe is a device that produces sound waves that bounce off body tissues and make echoes.  The transducer receives the echoes and sends them to a computer that creates an image.   

Used in echocardiography, the probe uses sound waves to create pictures or video of the inside of the heart. This type of test may be done to check the function of the heart muscle, check heart valves for leaking or narrowing and look for possible causes of stroke. 




Equipment needs for 2022-2023

Doppler Fetal Doplex- $1790 (2) A Fetal Doppler is a hand-held ultrasound transducer used to detect the fetal heartbeat for prenatal care. It uses the Doppler effect to provide an audible simulation of the heartbeat.


Medfusion Pump $4,540

Medfusion syringe infusion pump is a wireless smart pump used for accurate and safe medication delivery.


Pocket Talker $549

Enables health care teams to communicate more effectivley with patients who have reduced hearing.  Some patients can not afford hearing aids or their hearing aids are at home or lost.  The Pocket Talkers can be sanitized between patients and there are disposable covers for the ear phones. 


LUCAS CPR Machine $23,434

Provides automated CPR during cardiac codes.  The use of an automated machine would relieve nurses and physicians to do other important duties for patient care during these events. 




Backplate for LUCAS CPR Machine $3,089

This backplate will allow medical staff to continue CPR during X-Rays.  In a Code Blue and/or trauma situation, the patient is often intubated and X-Rayed.




Accuvein Vein Finder $8,390


PARO Therapeutic Robot $10,785

 Modeled after a baby harp seal, the PARO Therapeutic Robot responds much like a therapy animal, making it a valuable tool in calming patients and improving their mood and willingness to accept care. 


Rhapsody Tub and Lift

The Rhsapsody keyhole tub has a fully reclining tub that will safely allow residents to stretch out in the tub if they are able. The new features are hydro-massage, light and sound sensory patterns to help calm and sooth residents.  Lift enables a single caregiver to collect the resident from their bedside or wheelchair and transfer them directly into the bath and back again. 

Sonosite Ultrasound $65,249

Helps clinical staff evaluate and access the vasculature of dialysis patients.

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Prep Stand $4,357

 This stand is used to support a patients’ limb when the circulating nurse is prepping the limb for surgery.  These devices are extremely important in ensuring that the patients’ limb is adequately supported and in a safe position during prepping.  It is critical to ensure proper ergonomics are maintained both for the patient and medical staff safety; they are not having to hold the limb that the patient is not able to control either due to a spinal block or general anesthetic. 



X-Large Knee Coil for MRI $16,830


Trauma informed Approaches to Youth Suicide $3,000

There has long been a well established link between suicide and psychological trauma/early childhood trauma.  Being alerty to the possibility og suicide while building relationships based on trust, saftey and compassion have been identified as the cornerstones of suicide prevention. 


Pulse Oximeter (

A pulse oximeter is an electronic device that measures the saturation of oxygen carried in your red blood cells.  Overnight oximetry is a test routinley performed in the Outpatient Pulmonary Function Lab as wella s the acture care areas of the hospital.  These tests primarily assist in the diagnosis and subsequent treatment of sleep apnea

Epidural Positioning Device $8,285

Commonly known as the EPD, the Epidural Positioning Device is a revolutionary device for positioning patients safely and securely during epidural procedures.  The EPD reduces strain and injury risk to staff, provides patient comfort with less invasion of their personal space compared to traditional positioning methods and facilitates correct patient positioning by encouraging cervical , thoracic and lumbar flexion to maintain a solid and stable position.

Gel Cautery Mats

Cauterization is used to reduce the risk of infection, removed diseased tissue, prevent the spread of infection-causing bacteria, and to remove benign and malignant lesions.  It is used in Dermatology, Opthamology, Otolaryngoglogy, Plastic Surgery and Urology.  It can be used in people with implanted electrical devices such as pacemakers and Defribrillators, as the electricity does no pass through the body.

Jaundice Meter - Public Health $10,504

Jaundice is seen in 30-60% of full-term newborns and in nearly all premature infants, and occurs when a baby develops high levels of bilirubin, a byproduct of the normal breakdown of red blood cells.  A Jaundice meter is a reliable, non-invasive method for screening babies for jaundice.  It streamlines the screening practice by eliminating time-consuming blood draws and laboratory work. 



Fluent Fluid Management System $29,995

A fluid management system provides liquid dissention of the uterus during both diagnostic and operative hystercopies; this allows the Gynecologist to visualize the uterine cavity, diagnose and treat issues such as uterine polyps and fibroids.  The fluent system allows for more accurate monitoring of fluid in flow and outflow, which is important, as they would never want to distend the uterus as it could lead to uterine rupture. On average, there are approximately 250 hysteroscopies per year.