Campbell River

NIHP Community Information Meetings return in September

2014-09-03

The North Island Hospitals Project (NIHP) is hosting a new round of its regular quarterly community information sessions to provide updates on the new $331.7 million, 153-bed Comox Valley Hospital and the new $274.5 million, 95-bed Campbell River Hospital, both slated for completion in late 2017.

The Comox Valley meeting takes place on:

Tuesday, Sept. 16th, 2014,

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Stan Hagen Theatre, Komoux Hall (K104)

North Island College, 2300 Ryan Road

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Breaking ground on North Island Hospitals Project

2014-08-07

Health Minister Terry Lake, along with Comox Valley MLA Don McRae and regional officials today celebrated the start of construction on the $606.2-million North Island Hospitals Project, which will see new hospitals for Campbell River and the Comox Valley.

“Two years ago, Premier Christy Clark championed the start of this great project and today we’ve reached a significant milestone in our commitment to improve access to quality patient care for patients and families in the Comox Valley and Campbell River,” said ...

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Financial close reached on North Island Hospitals Project

2014-07-09

It took two and a half hours to sign all the documents, but Island Health and Tandem Health Partners reached financial close on the North Island Hospitals Project in late June. The result is a fixed-price contract agreement to design, build, partially finance and maintain the new hospitals in the Comox Valley and Campbell River.

The signing cleared the way for construction to begin on the site of the new $331.7 million, 153-bed Comox Valley hospital near the corner of Lerwick ...

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Fly through the new Campbell River hospital

2014-07-08

Two new state-of-the-art hospitals are being built in Campbell River and the Comox Valley for the people of the North Island region. This video gives a virtual tour of the new $274.5 million 95-bed hospital coming to Campbell River. Fasten your virtual seat belt and take a ride around and through the site!

Campbell River Hospital Flythrough from Island Health on Vimeo.

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North Island Hospitals Project construction starts

2014-07-04

Construction work for the new $606.2 million North Island Hospitals Project begins Monday July 7th on both the Courtenay and Campbell River sites.

Work at the Courtenay site near Lerwick and Ryan roads will include the beginnings of on-site access road construction and excavation of the hospital footprint. This is expected to lead to an increase in truck traffic in the Lerwick Road area. Traffic and dust control measures will be in effect. Comox Valley hospital site drawing

Initial work at the ...

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North Island Hospitals Project green bond issue a first

2014-07-02

VICTORIA – A green bond has been issued to finance the North Island Hospitals Project, Minister of Finance Michael de Jong announced today.

This is the first time a green bond has been used to fund a public-private partnership project in North America and the first time a green bond has been issued to finance public infrastructure in Canada. The 32.3-year bond was issued by Tandem Health Partners, the consortium delivering the North Island Hospitals Project, and raised about $231.5 million.

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Volunteer shuttle service comes to Campbell River Hospital

2014-06-27

CAMPBELL RIVER – Campbell River Hospital users, volunteers and staff now have a shuttle service to help access new hospital parking spaces.

The service operates between the hospital’s main entrance and the new hospital parking lots on 2nd Avenue, thanks to teamwork involving the Campbell River Hospital Auxiliary, volunteers, the North Island Hospitals Project, Island Health and Wheels for Wellness.

“I’m absolutely thrilled to see this shuttle service up and running,” says Campbell River Hospital Auxiliary President Mary Lazarski. “This is for ...

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Guest presentation at Campbell River Community Information Meeting

2014-06-09

Although separate from the North Island Hospitals Project, the May 29th Campbell River Community Information Meeting included a guest presentation from Island Health Renal Services in response to questions raised at an earlier Community Information Meeting.

See presentation here.

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Campbell River Community Information Meeting presentation

2014-06-06

More than 70 people turned out for the latest North Island Hospitals Project Campbell River community information meeting on the evening of May 29th at the Maritime Heritage Centre.

See the presentation here.

 

CR Community Info Meet

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Project Update – May 2014

2014-05-16

Check out our May 2014 edition for details about the introduction of selected proponent Tandem Health Partners to clinicians and the NIHP Aboriginal Working Group; the issuing of a Request For Proposals (RFP) seeking proponents to own and operate 40 new community-based care beds in Campbell River by 2017; and more about upcoming community information meetings.

NIHP Newsletter May 2014

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