Medical mask policy in effect during respiratory illness season
Masks are currently required in all patient care areas of hospitals, long-term care facilities and community health-care sites and clinics. Please do not enter these facilities if you have cold or flu-like symptoms, such as runny nose, sore throat, fever, cough, shortness of breath/trouble breathing, diarrhea or vomiting. Do not enter these facilities if you feel unwell, no matter how mild the symptoms.
Visitors to long-term care and seniors’ assisting living facilities need to wear a medical mask in common areas and when participating in indoor events in common areas.
Thank you for helping keep patients and staff healthy this season.
The outpatient swallowing clinic at UBC Hospital provides assessment, treatment, and education for swallowing and feeding problems without needing to be admitted to a hospital.
How to access
Clients must be 19 or older and have a BC Personal Health Number.
Get a referral
Have your primary care provider complete the UBC Hospital outpatient swallowing clinic referral form and fax it to (604) 822-7903
Wednesday - Friday, please call to confirm the schedule.
UBC Hospital (UBCH)
UBC Hospital (UBCH) is part of Vancouver Coastal Health and is one of British Columbia's foremost teaching and research facilities situated on the University of British Columbia campus.