Health Authorities

Fraser Health Authority

Fraser Health is one of six health authorities established by the government of British Columbia in December 2001. We serve 1.47 million people living in 20 municipalities plus two electoral areas (in the Fraser Valley Regional District) from Burnaby to White Rock to Hope, or one-third of the BC population.

Burnaby Hospital

As part of Fraser Health, Burnaby Hospital provides a wide range of integrated health care services to people living in Burnaby and the surrounding area.

Main AddressBurnaby Hospital
3935 Kincaid Street
Burnaby, B.C. V5G 2X6
Phone(604) 434 4211
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Royal Columbian Hospital

Royal Columbian Hospital (RCH) has provided medical services for citizens of New Westminster for 135 years. With 390 beds, Royal Columbian Hospital provides obstetrics, paediatrics, psychiatry and emergency services. Emergency visits totaled over 65,000 last year.  RCH is the sole provider in the Fraser Valley for angioplasty, tertiary level cardiac care, cardiac surgery, intensive care at the tertiary level, renal dialysis, a tertiary level special care nursery and trauma services.

Main AddressRoyal Columbian Hospital
330 E. Columbia Street
New Westminster, B.C. V3L 3W7
Main Switchboard(604) 520-4253

Surrey Memorial Hospital

Main AddressSurrey Memorial Hospital
13750 96th avenue
Surrey B.C. V3V 1Z2
Main Switchboard(604) 581-2211

Interior Health Authority

We deliver our programs and services to residents across BC’s Southern Interior. We cover East Kootenay, Kootenay Boundary, the Okanagan and the Thompson Cariboo Shuswap areas.  

Northern Health Authority

Northern Health is responsible for the delivery of health care across Northern British Columbia, including acute care, mental health, public health, addictions, and home and community care. The Authority was introduced on December 12, 2001, as part of the provincial government’s health care restructuring. It combines 16 former health organizations into one unified body.

University Hospital of Northern British Columbia

Main AddressUniversity Hospital of Northern British Columbia
Suite 300, 299 Victoria St
Prince George B.C. V2L 5B8
Main Switchboard(250) 565-2649

Provincial Health Services Authority

PHSA provides province-wide specialized health services through its services and programs.

BC Cancer Agency

The BC Cancer Agency – along with seven other provincially mandated health care agencies – is a member of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). The PHSA is responsible for governing, managing, and funding this group of health care agencies and services.

Main AddressB.C. Cancer Agency
600 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, B.C.  V5Z 4E6
Phone(604) 877-6000

BC Women’s Hospital

British Columbia’s Women’s Hospital and Health Centre is part of the Children’s & Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia (C&W), which is made up of the B.C. Children’s Hospital, B.C. Women’s Hospital and Health Centre, and the Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children.

Main AddressBritish Columbia’s Women’s Hospital & Health Centre
4500 Oak Street
Vancouver, B.C.   V6H 3V4
Main Switchboard(604) 875-2424

Vancouver Coastal Health Authority

We deliver our services to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver’s North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, Bella Bella, Bella Coola the Central Coast and the surrounding areas.

Lions Gate Hospital

Lions Gate Hospital provides a full range of general and many specialized acute care services. A recognized trauma centre, the hospital has 268 beds, seven operating rooms, and a variety of diagnostic services and equipment. It is the fourth busiest hospital in Vancouver and one of only five neurosurgery centres in B.C.

Main AddressLions Gate Hospital
231 15th Street E
North Vancouver, B.C. V7L 2L7
Phone(604) 988 3131
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qathet General Hospital

qathet General Hospital is a 33-bed facility providing services that include surgery, endoscopy, ICU, obstetrics, in-patient psychiatry, oncology, emergency and diagnostic services.

Main Addressqathet General Hospital
5000 Joyce Avenue
Powell River, B.C. V8A 5R3
Phone(604) 485 3211
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Richmond Hospital

Richmond Hospital, with 175 beds, is a large community hospital serving the needs of residents in Richmond, Delta, as well as travelers using the Vancouver International Airport and BC Ferries. Services provided at Richmond Hospital include Emergency, Ambulatory Care, Diagnostics, Intensive Care and Coronary Care, Maternity, Psychiatry and Surgery.

Main AddressRichmond Hospital
7000 Westminster Highway
Richmond, B.C. V6X 1A2
Main Switchboard(604) 278-9711
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Sechelt | shíshálh Hospital

Sechelt | shíshálh Hospital is an acute care, 44-bed facility located in Sechelt, British Columbia.

The hospital serves the 30,000 plus residents of the Lower Sunshine Coast, including the communities of the Traditional Territory of the Sechelt First Nations, Gambier Island, Hopkins Landing, Langdale, Gibsons, Roberts Creek, Wilson Creek, Davis Bay, Sechelt, Halfmoon Bay, Pender Harbour and Egmont.

Main AddressSechelt | shíshálh Hospital
5544 Sunshine Coast Highway
Sechelt, British Columbia V0N 3A0
Main Switchboard(604) 885-2224
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St. Paul’s Hospital

St. Paul’s Hospital is an acute academic and research hospital located in downtown Vancouver providing quaternary, tertiary and secondary care services.

Main AddressProvidence Health Care
1081 Burrard Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 1Y6
Main Switchboard(604) 682-2344
Patient Telephone Service(604) 684-6532
Fax(604) 806-8135
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Squamish General Hospital

Squamish General Hospital  cares for the community of the wider Sea to Sky region.

Main AddressSquamish General Hospital
38140 Behrner Drive
Squamish, BC V0N 3G0
Main Switchboard(604) 892-5211
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Vancouver Hospital & Health Sciences Centre

Vancouver Hospital & Health Sciences Centre is composed of four sites: Vancouver General HospitalUBC HospitalGF Strong Rehab Centre and George Pearson Centre. Now VHHSC is one of North America’s leading health care centres with 1,900 beds, treating nearly 116,000 patients each year.

Main AddressVancouver Hospital & Health Sciences Centre
Gordon & Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre
6th floor, 2775 Laurel Street
Vancouver B.C. V5Z 1M9
Main Switchboard(604) 875-5508

Vancouver Island Health Authority

More than 16,000 highly skilled health care professionals, technicians and support staff provide excellent care and service to people living within the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA). As well, many contracted service partners provide direct health services and support to people across the authority.

VIHA is divided up into three health service areas (South, Central and North) to accommodate the diverse needs of our various communities. See Facilities for a breakdown of health facilities in each health service area.

Victoria General Hospital

Main AddressVictoria General Hospital
1952 Bay Street
Victoria B.C. V8R 1J8
Main Switchboard(250) 370-8699