Caring Spirits: Medical Teams of 7-North

Congratulations to the medical teams of 7-North (General Surgery) at Royal Jubilee Hospital! These dedicated caregivers were recognized by a grateful patient who received outstanding medical assistance during her hospital stay. The patient wanted to say thank you by supporting equipment purchases for 7-North with a donation to the hospital through the Caring Spirit program.

More than 34,000 surgical procedures are performed at Victoria General and Royal Jubilee hospitals each year — the equivalent of about 80 operations a day. Providing our caregivers with the absolute best medical equipment helps ensure patients have a faster, safer surgery and recuperation.

Thank you to Compass Group at Island Health for providing these Caring Spirits with Tim Horton’s coffee and donuts!

Please share to help acknowledge the exceptional work of our hospital teams. Over the next two weeks, we want the entire community to hear about the incredible impact our caregivers have at Royal Jubilee and Victoria General hospitals. We’ll be honouring a new Island Health Caring Spirit recipient almost every day, so follow us on Facebook to keep posted!


The Caring Spirit program gives grateful patients and their loved ones the opportunity to pay tribute to doctors, nurses and other hospital caregivers by making a donation of any amount in their name.

Please remember to tell us your Caring Spirit’s first and last name and which hospital and department they work in.

  • Click Donate Now
  • Call 250-519-1750
  • Stop by the hospital cashier
  • Visit us or send us cheque. Here’s our contact information

Caregivers are so touched when they are named as Caring Spirits. They will receive recognition from their supervisors and peers, a special Caring Spirit pin and a letter of congratulations that doesn’t disclose the amount of your gift.

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Your gift will be used for priority medical equipment that improves care for other patients. Caring Spirit has funded hundreds of important pieces of medical equipment throughout Royal Jubilee and Victoria General hospitals. It’s a wonderful way to support our hospitals and recognize excellent care.

Read about all our latest Caring Spirits!