Victoria General Hospital

CHRISTMAS CHEER                                Santa Claus flew down from the North Pole to pay a special visit to children at Victoria General Hospital, including four-year-old Zander George and his seven-year-old sister, Avalon, on Thursday. Santa was originally supposed to arrive via Helijet earlier this week, but snow kept him grounded. But that didn’t stop him from returning a few days later to deliver teddy bears to the hospital’s littlest patients. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Santa makes special visit to VGH

Saint Nick brought teddy bears to the hospital’s littlest patients

CHRISTMAS CHEER                                Santa Claus flew down from the North Pole to pay a special visit to children at Victoria General Hospital, including four-year-old Zander George and his seven-year-old sister, Avalon, on Thursday. Santa was originally supposed to arrive via Helijet earlier this week, but snow kept him grounded. But that didn’t stop him from returning a few days later to deliver teddy bears to the hospital’s littlest patients. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
Jeneece Edroff was honoured with a street name change for her accomplishments and the fifth anniversary of home-away-from-home. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)

Jeneece Edroff honoured with renaming of Hospital Way

Jeneece Place has hosted more than 1,500 families

Jeneece Edroff was honoured with a street name change for her accomplishments and the fifth anniversary of home-away-from-home. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)
A baby sleeps in their new baby bed. Families in the Capital Regional District will be able to pick up their free baby beds, as part of the Baby Bed program through Island Health starting Oct.1. (Contributed photo)

Baby bed program promotes safe sleep

Free baby beds available beginning Oct. 1 through Island Health

A baby sleeps in their new baby bed. Families in the Capital Regional District will be able to pick up their free baby beds, as part of the Baby Bed program through Island Health starting Oct.1. (Contributed photo)
Dozens of families, including Jack (above), attended the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit’s 33rd annual reunion party for graduates of the unit at Jeneece Place at Victoria General Hospital Thursday. Kendra Wong/Victoria News

Baby reunion party brings laughter, smiles to VGH

Event gives families, staff in neonatal intensive care unit chance to reconnect

Dozens of families, including Jack (above), attended the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit’s 33rd annual reunion party for graduates of the unit at Jeneece Place at Victoria General Hospital Thursday. Kendra Wong/Victoria News
The Hospital Employees Union is waiting for the results of a strike vote. (Google Maps image)

Strike votes results will determine next steps for Hospital Employees Union

About 4,000 hospital workers seek higher wages, better working conditions

  • Jun 23, 2017
The Hospital Employees Union is waiting for the results of a strike vote. (Google Maps image)