Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Patsy Lesiuk died at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on March 11. She became infected with COVID-19 at Kelowna General Hospital in February. Photo: Courtesy the Lesiuk family

Trail family seeks answers after losing mother to COVID-19 infection

Patsy Lesiuk contracted the novel coronavirus at Kelowna General Hospital in February

 

Long-term care staff and physicians from the priority group received their first dose of Moderna vaccine on Friday, Jan. 15, including Dr. Corrine Knox. Photo: Submitted

Moderna vaccine arrives in Castlegar

Vaccine rollout began in West Kootenay with long term care residents and staff the first recipients

 

Construction for a new pharmacy and ambulatory care wing is underway at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital as the regional centre readies to open a Chronic Pain Clinic, thanks to fundraising efforts from the KBRH Health Foundation and anesthesiologist and pain specialist Dr. Kollipara. Photo: Jim Bailey

$38M building contract awarded for Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Construction of the new ambulatory care and pharmacy departments is expected to finish in 2023

 

Photo: Monika Stawowy on Unsplash

Kootenay Boundary Light-Up the Hospitals! goes virtual

Focus of Light-Up is the Chronic Pain Service Project at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

  • Dec 8, 2020
Photo: Monika Stawowy on Unsplash
In recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Fruitvale resident Jack LaRocque wants people to know that anyone can be affected by lung cancer, even non-smokers. Photo: Jim Bailey

Kootenay man shares experience, non-smokers get lung cancer too

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

In recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Fruitvale resident Jack LaRocque wants people to know that anyone can be affected by lung cancer, even non-smokers. Photo: Jim Bailey
The Kootenay Boundary Physician Association is sponsoring a pumpkin carving contest at KBRH. Photo: Submitted

‘Carve your hearts out’ at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Pumpkin carvings by KBRH staff will be on display Thursday and Friday in the hospital lobby

The Kootenay Boundary Physician Association is sponsoring a pumpkin carving contest at KBRH. Photo: Submitted
The KBRH project involved using bedside ultrasound to help guide fluid removal during hemodialysis. (Photo by Robina Weermeijer on Unsplash)

Innovative Kootenay Boundary study augments care for renal patients

Project called the Lung Ultrasonographic Assessment of Volume Status in Hemodialysis Patients

The KBRH project involved using bedside ultrasound to help guide fluid removal during hemodialysis. (Photo by Robina Weermeijer on Unsplash)
Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital staff opened the new emergency room with a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, Sept. 1.

KBRH new Emergency Department open for business

KBRH Health Foundation commits $1-million to Emergency Department project

  • Sep 1, 2020
Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital staff opened the new emergency room with a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, Sept. 1.
KBRH first patient: Patient Derrick Leduc was assessed by KBRH Registered Nurse Martina Osman shortly after the new KBRH emergency department opened to patients, Sept. 1. (Submitted photo)

Video: Doors open to $19M emergency wing at hospital in Trail

KBRH Health Foundation commits $1-million to Emergency Department project

KBRH first patient: Patient Derrick Leduc was assessed by KBRH Registered Nurse Martina Osman shortly after the new KBRH emergency department opened to patients, Sept. 1. (Submitted photo)
White hearts are posted in the lobby of KBRH. (Submitted photo)

Heart-filled messages for Kootenay Boundary healthcare workers

The White Heart Project sends appreciation to frontline healthcare workers

White hearts are posted in the lobby of KBRH. (Submitted photo)
‘Give you a Daisy’ memorial fundraiser for cancer care at KBRH starts today in the Waneta Plaza No Frills store. From left: Lee Page, Colton Crockett, and business owner Kurtis MacGillivray.(Submitted photo)
‘Give you a Daisy’ memorial fundraiser for cancer care at KBRH starts today in the Waneta Plaza No Frills store. From left: Lee Page, Colton Crockett, and business owner Kurtis MacGillivray.(Submitted photo)
Rendering of completed KBRH front entrance. Image: Interior Health

Shuttle service at Trail hospital will remain for now

“ … shuttle service will remain in place while work on the new drop-off area … continues.”

Rendering of completed KBRH front entrance. Image: Interior Health
Access into KBRH has changed since construction of a two-story addition started last year. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Trail confirms second road to regional hospital ‘on hold’

Announcement follows the city’s recent wrap-up of a comprehensive engineering evaluation

Access into KBRH has changed since construction of a two-story addition started last year. (Sheri Regnier photo)