Burnaby Hospital Technical Submission Exterior Aerial

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The Burnaby Hospital redevelopment is a multi-year project occurring in two phases and will transform the hospital into a state-of-the-art medical and surgical health care campus.

Phase one (2021-2027)*

The first phase will include the new Keith and Betty Beedie Pavilion, an expanded Support Facilities Building to include a new energy centre, and renovations to existing buildings on the health care campus.

The new six-storey Keith and Betty Beedie Pavilion will have 83 beds, in primarily single-patient rooms with private bathrooms. It will include:

  • mental health and substance use unit with a secured outdoor patio to enhance healing
  • maternity and labour unit that will provide single-room maternity care, where individuals will go through labour and delivery, and will recover for the rest of their stay in the same comfortable room
  • neonatal intensive care unit with single rooms for more privacy and comfort for families as well as support best practices for infection control
  • medical unit with negative pressure rooms and outbreak zones to enhance infection control
  • underground parking for improved accessibility.

Expansion and renovations of the Support Facilities Building will include:

  • larger emergency department, reducing wait times and providing greater patient privacy
  • expansion of operating rooms and procedure rooms, increasing the number of surgeries performed
  • additional pre-operative and post-operative recovery spaces, enhancing patient privacy and creating efficiencies
  • new medical device reprocessing unit with improved infection control
  • new energy centre, replacing the aging power plant and creating more electrical capacity to support the hospital’s growth

Phase two (2025-2028)**

The second phase will increase the hospital’s bed capacity and expand cancer services. It will include:

  • new patient care tower with 160 new beds
  • new comprehensive cancer centre
  • new medical imaging department
  • expanded emergency department
  • additional parking

*Dates are estimated and may be subject to change

**Dates and details to be confirmed after business plan approval

Burnaby hospital redevelopment project timeline July 2021

Download our project overview for Burnaby Hospital redevelopment.

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