Entries by Victoria Hospitals Foundation

Young Patients at Victoria General Hospital Thank Firefighters for $25,000 donation

The Professional Firefighters of Greater Victoria Community Foundation gathered today at Victoria General Hospital (VGH) to present a cheque for $25,000 to the Victoria Hospitals Foundation. The gift is part of a 10-year $250,000 pledge made by the firefighters in 2011 to fund an array of leading-edge equipment for the Pediatric Unit at VGH. 98% […]

Twins Olivia and Audrey

This is the story of identical Vancouver Island twins, Olivia and Audrey, who received life-saving care from the specialized care team in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Victoria General Hospital (VGH). After a year trying for their first baby, Victoria-based Ryan and Shawna Heavenor were about to visit a fertility clinic when they […]

Meet their Heroes

When a child is sick, our caregivers do everything they can to help them get well again. Everyone plays a vital role in a little one’s journey. To better understand the people who surround and care for our most fragile patients, we caught up with Cloe Thomson, Registered Nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit […]

Hospitals Foundation Launches Campaign for Critically Ill Children, Focuses on Excellent Pediatric Care Right Here on Vancouver Island

Following the success of its You Are Vital campaign for decision-making equipment at Royal Jubilee and Victoria General hospitals, the Victoria Hospitals Foundation launches today a companion campaign, You Are Vital: Pediatrics. The new campaign aims to raise $1.8 million to address the critical need to fund 40 new monitors for life-saving neonatal and pediatric […]