Hospital resource centres

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Hospital resource centres assist people, and their families make informed choices about their health by providing access to information and personal assistance in locating information.

What to expect

Hospital resource centres help you and your family make informed choices about your health before, during, and after your hospital stay.

Hospital resource centres provide information on the following:

  • Diseases, conditions, symptoms, medical tests etc.
  • Finding your way around the health care system
  • Community resources and how to access them
  • Non-medical information

Hospital resource centres also offer:

  • Computer access for email and research
  • Pamphlets and brochures
  • Copy machine and fax
  • Personal assistance in locating information
  • Reliable web resources and links to sites that enable patients and families to stay connected with their loved ones during their hospital stay


    • Patient Health Education Materials catalogue

      A catalogue of health education materials and brochures created by VCH.

This service is available at
This service is available at

CIBC Centre for Patients & Families at Vancouver General Hospital

899 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9
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