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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2017 URL: http://centreforpatients.vch.ca/practicalresources Print Guide RSS Updates

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CIBC Centre for Patients and Families

Welcome to the CIBC Centre for Patients & Families. We are a resource centre that helps you and your family make informed choices about your health, before, during, and after your hospital stay.

Getting Started

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  • Places to Stay
    Links and lists if you are in need of accommodations to be near a relative or friend while making use of VGH, G.F Strong, UBC Hospital
  • Travel & Transportation
    Links to help answer your health travel & transportation questions.
  • Financial & Legal Resources
    Links and resources that may help answer your health and medical legal and financial questions.
  • Services & Resources
    Links to health & medical services from home support to walk-in-clinics.
  • Medical Equipment & Supplies
    Links to resources that sell and rent medical equipment and other health care supplies.

Website Information Inclusion / Exclusion Criteria

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    Contact Information

    Vancouver General Hosptial
    855 W. 12th Ave., Jim Pattison Pavilion, Room 1861
    [Main floor behind information desk]
    Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9

    Tel: 604.875.5887
    Fax: 604.875.5581
    Email: centreforpatients@vch.ca


    • Closed 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Monday – Wednesday
      • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday
      • 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • Friday
      • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Privacy Statement & Terms of Use |  © 2010 Vancouver Coastal Health
    These resources are provided for informational purposes. The materials contained here are not intended to be used for the diagnosis or treatment of a health problem or as a substitute for consulting a licensed medical professional. Health information should always be carefully reviewed with your health care provider. The Centre for Patients and Families and Vancouver Coastal Health will not be held responsible for misuse of information or any adverse effects of recommendations stated in these resources.
    The views or opinions stated in the resources collected here do not necessarily reflect those of Vancouver Coastal Health or your health professional. Vancouver Coastal Health assumes no responsibility for any discrepancies or errors contained in these resources.

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