Inspirational Stories

Young Burnaby Dance Star Gives Back to Hospital that Saved His Grandfathers Life

"If we did not make it in time, he could have lost his life. I am, and will continue to be forever grateful to Burnaby Hospital for saving his life and for saving so many others."

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Letter: Don’t underestimate the impact you can make, young people especially

The redevelopment of Burnaby Hospital is the single most important issue in Burnaby today. No other initiative will positively impact as many people in our community as a new Burnaby Hospital.

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Geriatric Psychiatrist Builds Mental Health Music Program at Burnaby Hospital

I see my role as the perfect platform to advocate for my elderly patients and educate about mental health issues.

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A healing space, for those who heal: A tribute gift from Ed Cheung

A garden greenhouse. A nice, relaxed space for the doctors and nurses, who are heroes in my eyes.

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Young Hospital Volunteer Becomes Cardiology Technologist at Burnaby and Eagle Ridge Hospital

"My experience as a hospital volunteer has impacted my life by confirming my interest in healthcare".

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Letter: The kindness, patience and professionalism that was shown to Mark was amazing to watch.

I am pleased to see that someone with a disability was treated with such respect. 

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Letter: A Message of Gratitude to my Frontline Heroes

I was one of the booked elective surgery patients affected by the fire and COVID outbreak in November who had their surgery cancelled and postponed. 

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Giving the gift of education to new parents

Emma & Ryan recall with affection and gratitude the helpful staff who provided practical guidance, information and tips that helped ease the transition into new parenthood.

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Letter: Burnaby Hospital Emergency Physician gives back to the Community that helped shape his career

I was told I’d never go to university, let alone get into medicine.

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