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 hoursVisiting 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.PrivacyPatients and their immediate family members can request that no information be disclosed to callers or anyone but authorized medical health care providers.Looking for a place to stay near this location?Download the Places to Stay guide.FilmingA documentary TV series is being filmed in VGH from February 2013 to April 2013. This series will show people exactly what goes on in an emergency department, so that people can feel more at ease and will be more knowledgeable should they visit one. Patient care will not be affected by the filming. We respect your privacy; you will not be filmed without your permission. For more information contact Stat Productions I Inc. at 604.558.3335.
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