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Lions Gate Hospital

Lions Gate Hospital provides a full range of general and many specialized acute care services. A recognized trauma centre, the hospital has 268 beds, seven operating rooms, and a variety of diagnostic services and equipment. It is the fourth busiest hospital in Vancouver and one of only five neurosurgery centres in B.C.

Construction at the Emergency Department
If you are visiting family and friends in the inpatient tower or those who require outpatient services we ask that you use the 13th, 14th or 15th street main entrances instead of emergency between 6am and 8pm.

Patients attending outpatient tests or diagnostic imaging appointments for CT scans and MRIs between 8 pm and midnight can access these services through the Emergency Department.

Visiting Hours

Hours are listed below. Immediate family members may visit at any time.

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Lions Gate Hospital

Flu season

Beginning December 1, 2014, through March 31, 2015, all visitors must have had their flu shot or wear a mask. Flu shots for visitors are free and can be obtained at your family doctor, VCH flu clinics, walk-in clinics; or pharmacies. People planning to visit loved ones in a health care facility or who will take family members to outpatient appointments are also eligible for a free flu shot.

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Masks are available at nursing stations, outpatient reception desks and/or the main entrances of our facilities.


Contact us

Lions Gate Hospital
231 15th Street E
North Vancouver, B.C. V7L 2L7
Toll free number
Hours of operation
24/7. Visiting Hours, Mon - Fri, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Parking and transport details

Paid visitor parking is available in the hospital parkade on 15th Street, east of St. Georges Avenue.

Wheelchair accessible?

Address notes
*We offer services in the locations that appear in this directory. These locations may or may not be affiliated with us.

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