Patient Story: Baby Olivia

Nothing is quite as terrifying as illness in a newborn or child. Thankfully, Victoria General Hospital (VGH) — the referral centre for maternity and pediatrics on Vancouver Island — is at the forefront of newborn and child care. This…

Where Are They Now? Sasha Blue's Story

Bianca and Jamie first shared their story during the Victoria Hospitals Foundation’s campaign for Neonatal & Pediatric Intensive care equipment in 2014. This spring we caught up with the Davis family to learn more about their story and…

An Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Bishop

In support of our campaign, You Are Vital: Pediatrics, Dr. Jeffrey Bishop shares a few remarks about the important role of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Victoria General Hospital (VGH). The Unit is in critical need of new monitors…

A letter from Nori Sinclair, Benjamin's mom

A complicated pregnancy is not the experience an expectant mother dreams about. Despite a relatively straightforward pregnancy with my first son, Theodore, I was told that that my second pregnancy might be a difficult one. Diagnosed with…

A letter from Dr. Gustavo Pelligra

Very early in my career, I determined I wanted to support the healthy development of newborns, especially the ill and premature infants. As a neonatologist, my job is to help these newly born babies on Vancouver Island during the first few…

O'Brien Investment Group

From June 23, 2019 to 11:59PM Thursday, June 27, the CIBC Wood Gundy’s O’Brien Investment Group will match all gifts up to $40,000 so that, together, you can purchase two patient monitors for the VGH PICU. Make a gift today and double your…

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…