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Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) - Jim Pattison Pavilion - Emergency Department

Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) offers specialized health care services to residents in Vancouver and across the province.

VGH is also a teaching hospital, affiliated with the University of British Columbia and home to one of the largest research institutes in Canada.

Patient inquiries 
To inquire about the status of a patient at VGH, call the main switchboard at 604.875.4111.

Visiting hours
Visiting hours vary, so check with the unit for specific hours.

Quiet hours are held between 10:30 pm and 5:40 am. You must have previous approval from the ward or to enter the hospital during these hours.

Cell phone use is strictly prohibited in the hospital.

Patients and their immediate family members can request that no information be disclosed to callers or anyone but authorized medical health care providers.

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Contact us
Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) - Jim Pattison Pavilion - Emergency Department
920 W 10th Avenue
Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 1M9


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Parking and transport details
Transit is available. No free parking at the hospital.

Wheelchair accessible?

Emergency entrance off 10th Avenue is fully wheelchair accessible.

Address notes

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