Giving for and in Honour of Generations

The generosity of our community has a significant impact on patients in our hospitals: 40% of the equipment in our hospitals is funded by over 4,000 donors every year. Because of them, because of you, we can purchase equipment sooner and more…

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…

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…

Mena and Jack's story

Nothing is quite as terrifying as when a child gets sick. Luckily for our Vancouver Island kids and their families, 98% of pediatric cases can be treated at Victoria General Hospital (VGH), close to home and loved ones. This is a direct result…

A letter from Dr. Amanda Barclay

As the Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Victoria General Hospital, and the first pediatric intensivist to practice in Victoria, I can tell you two things; most parents don't want to meet us, but thankfully when they do,…

A letter from Stacey Wilkerson, Eliza's mom

When someone you love needs serious, urgent care, you have so many emotions and you want help to be close — especially when they’re vulnerable and scared, especially when they’re a child. Seven years ago, my husband Wes and I welcomed…