Provides dialysis support to hospital patients with complex care needs. Also provides chronic dialysis support to outpatients in the hospital setting.

Description: Royal Columbian Hospital's hemodialysis program is managed by the renal unit. Provides on-site hemodialysis for patients with complex care issues and those managing home-based peritoneal dialysis.

330 East Columbia Street
B.C. V3L 3W7
Phone: 604-520-4582
Fax: 604-520-4410

Address Notes

Located on the third floor of the Health Care Centre.

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 LMCParking@fraserhealth.ca..

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday | Sunday, 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Eligibility

For patients aged 18 and over.

Referral

A referral from a nephrologist is required.

Fees

This service is provided to individuals with Provincial Health Insurance; otherwise it is billable. 

Out-of-country dialysis visitors: 

  • A one-time fee for the nephrologist consultation
  • A treatment fee paid to the kidney doctor at each dialysis treatment
  • Each dialysis treatment has a fee that is paid prior to each treatment

Resources

All patients must have current relevant laboratory tests. All out-of-country dialysis visitors must complete and return a letter of agreement before final acceptance. The letter of agreement forms will be sent or faxed to all interested visitors.

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