Vanderhoof health services at a glance

St. John Hospital in Vanderhoof, BC

St. John Hospital is a 24 acute-care bed facility. The Hospital serves the communities of Vanderhoof and the Saik’uz First Nation, as well as acting as a referral centre for the surrounding communities of Burns Lake, Fort St James and Fraser Lake.

The services of St John Hospital include:

  • 24/7 emergency department
  • 2 outpatient bays
  • Labour and delivery with cesarean section capabilities.
  • Medical imaging
  • Lab
  • 24/7 OR offering orthopedic day surgery, plastics, dental, ENT, endoscopy, and general surgeries
  • Inpatient occupational therapy and physiotherapy
  • Dietician
  • Teaching facility for the University of Northern British Columbia
  • Palliative care
  • Oncology clinic

Community services include:

  • Home and community care
    • Primary care nursing and home support
  • Diabetic counseling
  • Cardiac rehab
  • Mental health and substance use
  • Dietician
  • Occupational therapy
  • Outreach clinics to surrounding communities
  • BC Ambulance service
  • 53 bed residential care facility attached to the hospital

Patients requiring further care are referred to the University Hospital of Northern BC in Prince George.