Hospitals

Nori and Kristyn Wentworth stand in front of concert posters from previous KGH fundraisers inside Wentworth Music (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Trim for treatment: Kelowna man cutting beard for KGH dialysis ward

Nori Wentworth has been growing his beard for 30 months

 

Port McNeill Hospital. (Gazette file photo)

Primary health care `collapsing’ in B.C. rural communities, critics say

ER closures on northern Vancouver Island called a symptom of larger problem

 

Kelowna General Hospital. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

New operating rooms at Kelowna General Hospital

KGH, Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops getting new rooms

Kelowna General Hospital. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Dr. Nordine, a Kelowna-based physician is no longer able to work at a local detox centre because of his failure to comply with the provincial vaccination mandate (Joshua Nordine/Facebook)

‘Hire back our Heroes’ campaign wants to get unvaxxed workers back in B.C. hospitals

The campaign believes that an entire career should not be tainted by one decision

Dr. Nordine, a Kelowna-based physician is no longer able to work at a local detox centre because of his failure to comply with the provincial vaccination mandate (Joshua Nordine/Facebook)
Physician shortage temporary closes Oliver hospital emergency. (File photo)

Lack of doctors closes Oliver hospital emergency

South Okanagan General Hospital emergency closed noon to 6 p.m. July 17

Physician shortage temporary closes Oliver hospital emergency. (File photo)
The Homebase Tournament raised money in support of the 'We See You' campaign with the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation. (KGH Foundation/Homebase)

NHL players are heavy hitters for Kelowna charity raising over $242,000

Comeau Homebase Slo-Pitch Charity Tournament took place in Kelowna June 24 and 25

The Homebase Tournament raised money in support of the 'We See You' campaign with the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation. (KGH Foundation/Homebase)
Group of members of the B.C. Professional Fire Fighters’, B.C. Children’s Hospital staff, and the McKenzies’ a patient family joining together in front of the hospital (June 14). Provided by B.C. Children’s Hospital.

VIDEO: B.C. firefighters donate $1M for child burn survivors

$1 million from the B.C. Professional Fire Fighter’s Association improves child burn care treatment

Group of members of the B.C. Professional Fire Fighters’, B.C. Children’s Hospital staff, and the McKenzies’ a patient family joining together in front of the hospital (June 14). Provided by B.C. Children’s Hospital.
Ken Barkman at Save-On-Foods in Garrison Crossing on June 5, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

78-year-old Ken Barkman of Chilliwack riding 3,000 kilometres for BC Children’s Hospital

Grandfather helping son and wife, who have adopted four high-risk babies

Ken Barkman at Save-On-Foods in Garrison Crossing on June 5, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
BC Cancer Kelowna centre. (Photo/BC Cancer Foundation)

Solutions being sought to staffing issues at BC Cancer Kelowna

‘Discussions on how we are adapting to these challenges have been taking place at all levels’

BC Cancer Kelowna centre. (Photo/BC Cancer Foundation)
Thirteen-year-old Madden Wicker-Vriend, seen here with his parents Eryn and Jesse on May 27, is on dialysis at home in Chilliwack and is looking for a living kidney donor. He’s holding his catheter and behind him is his dialysis machine. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

13-year-old B.C. boy on dialysis looking for kidney donor

Madden Wicker-Vriend has plethora of health issues, but this ‘crisis’ came as a surprise, says mom

Thirteen-year-old Madden Wicker-Vriend, seen here with his parents Eryn and Jesse on May 27, is on dialysis at home in Chilliwack and is looking for a living kidney donor. He’s holding his catheter and behind him is his dialysis machine. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
COSAR’s 33rd task of 2022 involved rescuing two men with various injuries after their all terrain vehicle flipped May 28, 2022 (COSAR)
COSAR’s 33rd task of 2022 involved rescuing two men with various injuries after their all terrain vehicle flipped May 28, 2022 (COSAR)
A proposed hotel and commercial spaces were originally planned for the site. (Photo/Google Maps)

More parking proposed for Pandosy near Kelowna General Hospital

Plans have been submitted to the city for a 130-spot parking lot at 2169 Pandosy Street

A proposed hotel and commercial spaces were originally planned for the site. (Photo/Google Maps)
Kelowna General Hospital. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

COVID and more outbreaks at Vernon care facilities, Kelowna hospital

3 long-term care homes, plus KGH, dealing with at least one illness

Kelowna General Hospital. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake is the focus of a call for action by both TNG and Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

‘Lives are at stake’: TNG calls for independent investigation into Cariboo Memorial Hospital

‘We need more information on what is being done to fix the problems,” said Chief Joe Alphonse

Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake is the focus of a call for action by both TNG and Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Kelowna General Hospital. (File photo)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Kelowna General Hospital

Cases confirmed in surgical unit

Kelowna General Hospital. (File photo)
Rapunzel and Anna will be at the May 1 Ball in Kelowna (Teagan MacDougall/Submitted)

Kelowna princes and princesses invited to charity ball

Heroes for Little Heroes hosting a children’s charity ball on May 1

Rapunzel and Anna will be at the May 1 Ball in Kelowna (Teagan MacDougall/Submitted)
Kelowna General Hospital (File photo)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Kelowna General Hospital

The outbreak affects the rehab unit

Kelowna General Hospital (File photo)
A bronze sculpture by artist Marie Khouri was stolen from outside the B.C. Children’s Hospital on the night of April 3. (Courtesy B.C. Children’s Hospital)

Sculpture stolen from B.C. Children’s Hospital weeks after being donated

Bronze artwork went missing from outside the Oak Street entrance on April 3

A bronze sculpture by artist Marie Khouri was stolen from outside the B.C. Children’s Hospital on the night of April 3. (Courtesy B.C. Children’s Hospital)
(Jon Adrian. Architectural, winery and lifestyle photographer. Kelowna Photographer / Okanagan Photographer / KGH HomeBase)

NHLer’s coming to Kelowna as Homebase charity event returns

The events will be taking place June 24-25, 2022

(Jon Adrian. Architectural, winery and lifestyle photographer. Kelowna Photographer / Okanagan Photographer / KGH HomeBase)