Before sending patients to Emergency Departments, consider whether specialist telephone advice – now commonly available within an hour, 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday, through the RACE program (604-696-2131 see Specialty Selection Menu) – may be all that you need.
Please take into account the wait times for 5 Vancouver-area hospitals, as listed at the ED Wait Times website. When sending a patient to any Emergency Department, use our cover sheets for Vancouver Coastal and western Fraser Health. Contact numbers and fax numbers are listed below.
|Hospital||If Sending in Patients, Phone*||ER / ED
|BC Children’s Hospital||604-875-2345
|Lion’s Gate Hospital||604-984-5982||604-984-5841||604-984-5982|
|Mount St. Joseph’s||604-877-8103||604-877-8351||604-877-8103|
|Richmond General Hospital||604-244-5585||604-244-5194||604-244-5585|
|St. Paul’s Hospital||604-682-2344
|Vancouver General Hospital||604-875-4995||604-875-5848||604-875-4995|
|Burnaby General Hospital||604-412-6500||604-412-6173||604-412-6500|
|Eagle Ridge Hospital||604-469-5191||604-469-3182||604-469-5191|
|Peace Arch Hospital||604-541-7133||604-535-4536||604-541-7133|
|Royal Columbian Hospital||604-520-4000||604-520-4722||604-520-4000|
|Surrey Memorial Hospital||604-588-3369||604-587-3944||604-588-3369|
* Numbers for physician use.