Together, VGH, UBC Hospital and GF Strong deliver BC’s best, most specialized adult care and are equipped to treat almost every possible health condition.
For patients with a serious injury or illness, our hospitals provide the best chance for recovery. Our hospitals are acclaimed for exceptional care and breakthrough treatments. We have the medical experts, facilities and equipment to best respond when people need medical care. Few illnesses or injuries are beyond the skills of our health care teams. And all of it is available to every adult in British Columbia.
VGH is the largest, most specialized hospital in BC and the number-one adult health care referral centre. Nearly half the patients come from outside Metro Vancouver for advanced treatments that are only available here.
UBC Hospital offers specialized treatment for non-life-threatening emergencies and surgical care. Programs and services at UBC Hospital include urgent care, short-stay day surgery, diagnostic imaging services, extended care, bladder care, brain research, sleep disorders and a range of neurology clinics.
GF Strong is the largest and most specialized rehabilitation centre for people in BC and the Yukon who have suffered spinal cord or brain injuries. Here, a renowned team of health care professionals deliver individually tailored care and treatment in five unique programs: Acquired Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Arthritis, Neuromusculoskeletal and Adolescent and Young Adult.
Community Health Services is a division of Vancouver Coastal Health that delivers multifaceted health care to Vancouverites in their neighbourhoods. Medical experts provide a continuum of health care for all ages – newborns to elders – with an emphasis on health promotion, prevention as well as primary, secondary, rehabilitative and palliative care.
VCH Research Institute is comprised of acclaimed doctors, scientists and researchers who are discovering new cures and treatments for many serious conditions and diseases. Their work is improving quality of life and changing how health care is delivered and received.