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.
Located on the third floor of the Health Care Centre.
Parking and Transportation
Public transportation (Bus & Sky Train) available. Limited pay parking available.
Mobile parking payment: hangTag (must use Google Chrome internet browser to access the link)
|Each additional hour
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
Saturday | Sunday, 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
For patients aged 18 and over.
A referral from a nephrologist is required.
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
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.