Peace Arch Hospital
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|Peace Arch Hospital|
Main entrance for Peace Arch Hospital in White Rock, British Columbia
|Location||White Rock, Metro Vancouver, B.C., Canada|
|Founded||August 25, 1954|
- 24/7 Emergency Services
- After-hours Emergency Surgery
- After-hours Obstetrics
- Critical care
- Elective Inpatient and Day Surgery
- Laboratory Services
- Low-risk Obstetrical Care
- Outpatient Services
- Ambulatory Care
- Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Early Psychosis Management
- Seniors' Services
- Nuclear Medicine
The charitable fundraising agencies for the hospital include the:
After World War II, Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster began limiting access to residents from the growing suburban communities such as the then-District of Surrey which included the future (established in 1957) City of White Rock.
The Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary fundraised and advocated for the creation of a local hospital, while residents of North Surrey and Cloverdale advocated for a hospital in the northern part of the district, which ended up being Surrey Memorial Hospital.
Construction of PAH began in 1951 on land donated by a nearby resident. The hospital opened in 1954.
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