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.
|Each additional hour||$3.50|
*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.