Entries by Victoria Hospitals Foundation

Uplands hits $2 million for Heart Health!

Congratulations to the men and women of Uplands Golf Club on a tremendous achievement. The Cardiac Care Unit at Royal Jubilee Hospital is a world class facility, and the golfers and sponsors at Uplands are helping keep it that way. The 2013 Men’s, Women’s and Juniors’ Heart Tournaments raised $140,000 for cardiac rehabilitation equipment, including a Telemetry Monitoring System that […]

Give Patients a Pinpoint Diagnosis

This spring, the Victoria Hospitals Foundation aims to raise $375,000 toward the purchase of a Gamma-CT Scanner for Diagnostic Services at Royal Jubilee Hospital. To pinpoint a tumour or find the exact location of an infection or serious bone pain, a patient could previously go through two or more medical scans. Each of these tests […]

One Patient’s Story: Carrie

“I’m Carrie Birch. I’m 42 and I’ve been fighting cancer with the help of doctors at Royal Jubilee Hospital. I never imagined, given my age and good health, I’d have to count on my hospital to keep me alive. But strange as it is to say, I feel lucky this happened in Victoria, where we’re […]

Donor Story: The Verscheures

My daughter Ava turned six this past December and when I gave her a few options of where to donate half her birthday money, she chose Intensive Care at Victoria General Hospital. This is the letter we wrote:  Dear Hospitals Foundation, My name is Ava Verscheure and I turned six on December 22nd, 2012. For […]

Stef Barber’s 30th for Peds

Stef Barber is turning 30 on March 30, 2014! And while that is reason enough to celebrate, it’s particularly touching because Stef was born needing the specialized care of Victoria General Hospital’s Pediatric Unit. Now, in a beautiful turn, she is helping the very hospital that helped her. You can make a donation to Stef’s fundraiser […]