We deliver our services to more than 1.25 million BC residents (nearly 25% of British Columbia's population) living in communities including Richmond, Vancouver, the North Shore, Sunshine Coast, Sea to Sky corridor, Powell River, Bella Bella and Bella Coola. Find out who we serve.
Learn more in our VCH fact sheet.
When most people think about health care, the first thing they think about are hospitals. While many of our services are offered in the 13 hospitals we operate, we offer a range of services including:Search locations & services
The facilities and services of Vancouver Coastal Health are situated within the traditional homelands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh people.Visit our service plan page
to find out our specific priorities for the next four years.
To deliver our services, we have approximately:
VCH employee demographics
Almost 14,000 full-time and part time staff, including 5,500 nurses and 2,700 physicians in our hospitals and community health centres
3,000 active volunteers
More than 900 principal investigators conduct clinical and discovery research at VCH Research Institute