Royal Columbian Hospital is a regional hospital and provides a range of health care services including emergency, surgery, maternity care, cardiac, and mental health and substance use.

As a regional hospital, Royal Columbian Hospital provides mostly referral services in a variety of medical and surgical specialties such as mental health and substance use, internal medicine, cardiology, gastroenterology, nephrology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, gynecology, urology, ophthalmology, plastic surgeries and a very well established maternal, infant, child/youth program offering levels one, two and three obstetrical care, levels one and two nursery, neonatal intensive care, and paediatric inpatient service.

In addition, Royal Columbian Hospital also provides a number of highly specialized acute care services such as tertiary trauma, cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, interventional cardiology and thoracic surgery that often require the care of multiple medical specialists, multidisciplinary care teams and the use of specialized equipment and technology.

  • Smoke-free and scent-free environment.  Please avoid perfume, cologne or scented flowers at the hospital.
  • Shared rooms for patients (semi-private and private may be available at an additional cost)
  • Eyáleq’ep (meaning "tasty/delicious") Café serves espresso beverages, smoothies, gourmet sandwiches, homemade entrees, soups and salads (Monday - Friday, 6:30 am - 8:00 p.m.; Saturday - Sunday, 7:30 am - 3:00 pm; Holidays 8:00 am to 3:00 pm). Hear how to pronounce Eyáleq’ep.
  • Gift shop on site (604-520-4253 ext. 524293)
  • Speak with your health care provider to access these services in hospital:

Want to send well wishes to a friend or loved one in hospital? Send an email that includes the patient's full name, unit and room number, along with your message to be hand-delivered by a volunteer to

Interested in becoming a volunteer at Royal Columbian Hospital? Visit Volunteer opportunities for more information.

330 East Columbia Street
New Westminster, B.C.
V3L 3W7
Hours of operation

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Open visiting hours, but please be considerate of other patients who may need rest.

If you are not feeling well, or have been exposed to an infectious illness, please do not visit.

Parking and Transportation

Public transportation (Bus & Sky Train) available. Limited pay parking available.

Parking rate Parkade

Mobile parking payment: hangTag (must use Google Chrome internet browser to access the link)

First hour $4.25
Each additional hour $3.50
Day rate $11.25
Evenings  $5.25
24-hour rate $16.50

Please note: the 24-hour rate is only valid in the Royal Columbian Hospital Home and Community Care parkade and not in the Mental Health and Substance Use parkade. All other Mental Health and Substance Use parking rates are the same as Home and Community Care rates.

*If you have difficulty paying for parking, financial hardship permits may be available on a case-by-case basis. Please talk to your unit social worker for more information or contact Parking Administration at 604-930-5440 (Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) or email


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