Last week, Global’s News Hour went behind-the-scenes at VGH. Reporter Elaine Yong visits the VGH Medical Device Reprocessing Department (MDRD) and Eye Bank of B.C.
Our MDRD team cleans and sterilizes more than one million pieces of equipment. Manager Albert Csapo and staff ensure we keep patients — and each other — safe, and they’re featured in this Global News Hour report:
At the Eye Bank of B.C., Shannon Leonard, donor development liaison, and team explain eye tissue donation and the rigorous evaluation all tissue undergoes to determine its suitability for transplant: