Who we are and what we do.

Our communities

Fraser Health is the largest of the five regional health authorities in B.C. working together with the Ministry of Health. We are responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to more than 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations.

Our communities include a diverse multicultural population including six Métis Chartered Communities and approximately 62,000 Indigenous Peoples associated with 32 First Nation communities. More than 90 per cent of refugees and 40 per cent of newcomers to B.C. have settled in our region (2016 Canadian census).

As a health authority, employer and facility operator, we have a role to play in the province’s climate action plan and supporting our communities to prepare for climate change impacts. The year 2021 marks the 12th consecutive year we have achieved carbon neutrality as part of the Province of British Columbia's public sector commitment to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.

Map of Fraser Health service area

Our services

We are responsible for services such as:

Our people

Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

A variety of general practitioners and specialists provide high-quality care and service to patients and their families across our region, including in our hospitals, long-term care homes and other community locations. Physicians are valuable partners in health care. All practitioners are required to be licensed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia and are represented collectively by Doctors of BC.

Medical staff include all physicians, nurse practitioners, dentists and midwives. Each practice group is governed by their own licensing regulatory body.

Explore career options

With twelve hospitals and various community programs we offer endless opportunities. 

Our vision

Better health. Best in health care.

Our purpose

To improve the health of the population and the quality of life of the people we serve.

Our values

Respect, caring and trust characterize our relationships.

Statistics

We see an average of:

  • 263 surgeries performed every day
  • 16,200 babies born in our hospitals every year
  • 16,869 naloxone kits distributed each year
  • 1,997 visits to our Emergency Departments every 24 hours
  • 320 active research studies each year
  • 140,000 hours of service given by volunteers each year