Vancouver General Hospital

B.C. Clinical Trials Oversight Shows Need For Health Sheriffs

Dermod Travis | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Until Health Canada chooses to honour its commitment to the auditor general, the FDA and OHRP may be the only health sheriffs in town.

What You Don't Know About Recovering From A Car Accident

Ovey Yeung | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Ovey Yeung

I previously worked with technology startups. I had plans to move to San Francisco for personal and career reasons that same week. I played sports year-round, played the violin and piano, and I loved hosting dinners and competitive board game nights. The accident was on the morning of Aug. 4, 2014, and I broke my pelvis and upper right arm and had a major brain injury.

Behind The Scenes Of 'Emergency Room: Life And Death At VGH'

Andrew Williamson | Posted 04.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Andrew Williamson

Our earliest production meetings of a behind-the-scenes documentary series about life in an ER were spent answering questions like: How exactly are we going to shoot this? How graphic is it going to be? Near the end of every meeting after we had laid out all the technical requirements, made a schedule of which doctors we hoped to follow, and prepared ourselves for our best and worst case scenarios, someone would always ask: "Is this really going to work?"

Share Your Scar Story

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

To get people excited about this month's premiere of "Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH," The Knowledge Network has launched a program that allows...

Vancouver Hospital Stars In New TV Show

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Stab wounds. Severed fingers. Flatlining heart rates. They're all in a day's work for staff at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) and now the focus of a...

Canada's Worst Hospitals Are In Vancouver

CBC | Posted 06.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Five of the nine lowest-rated hospitals in Canada are in Metro Vancouver according to a new Canada-wide rating developed by CBC's fifth estate. ...

B.C. Gives Big To New Mental Health Centre

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The B.C. government says work will begin this fall on an $82 million mental health treatment centre in Vancouver.Health Minister Margaret ...

Robot Zaps Hospital Superbugs

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - When Trudi the robot is plugged in and armed, it sounds more like a space shuttle launch system than a germ-killing machine."Disinfecting ...