New Urgent Care Centre at BC Women’s Hospital

Issue: BCMJ, vol. 60 , No. 2 , March 2018 , Pages 86 News

The new Urgent Care Centre at BC Women’s Hospital is the only one of its kind in Canada for women who are pregnant through until 6-weeks post-birth, who arrive for triage, assessment, and admissions to BC Women’s Hospital. The new facility provides care to mothers in a quiet, private, welcoming space while enabling interdisciplinary collaboration. It features: 
•    10 large, private single-patient rooms with designated space for a family member and private patient washrooms.
•    Redesigned clinical and patient areas to improve line-of-sight and flow of patients.
•    Large team-care centre and private providers’ area to ensure interprofessional consults and interdisciplinary work.
•    Improved infection control with dedicated infection isolation rooms.

The new Urgent Care Centre is supported by a $3 million gift from the Lalji family.

. New Urgent Care Centre at BC Women’s Hospital. BCMJ, Vol. 60, No. 2, March, 2018, Page(s) 86 - News.

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