VGH Intensive Care Unit - Vancouver General Hospital

The VGH ICU is the trauma centre of the province where very ill or injured patients receive specialized care 24-hours a day. it can be an overwhelming place and we hope that the information on this webpage, along with the support of the staff, will help you to feel comfortable and informed about the care of your loved one. 

Read the ICU brochure

See our printed brochure on Getting to Know the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).


Received excellent care and want to give back? Make a donation to the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation.

Contact us directly

You are welcome to call for updates anytime. Please ask for the nurse looking after your loved one.

Beds 1-7: (604) 875-4232

Beds 8-20: (604) 875-4275

Beds 21-30: (604) 875-4525

Beds ICU BL 5-8: (604) 875-4232

Social Work: (604) 875-4956

Spiritual Care: (604) 875-4151

Vancouver General Hospital - Jim Pattison Pavilion

ICU - 899 West 12th Avenue
2nd floor of the Jim Pattison Pavillion North
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 1M9
Phone: (604) 875-4111 - VGH Switchboard
(604) 875-4275

Hours of operation

Our visiting hours are flexible except during shift change, doctors teaching rounds or during patient care when your visit may be delayed.  

Exceptions can be made to facilitate family presence based on the patient?s condition.

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Tell us about the care you received using the options below:

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Please complete our Family Satisfaction Survey and provide feedback on care received in our ICU.

Submit a compliment/ concern

Want to recognize staff members who made a difference in your stay? Have concerns about the care you received?  Send us an email to