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Phase I: David E. Kampe Patient Care Tower

 Phase I of the Patient Care Tower Project includes the construction of a new six-storey, 26, 155 square metres (281,530 sq. ft.), patient care tower and parkade. The tower will be named the David E. Kampe Tower after local businessman and philanthropist David E. Kampe.

The tower is efficiently-designed to make accessing services easier by bringing programs currently dispersed throughout the hospital into one convenient location.  

 

Tower Features

  • Rooftop helipad
  • 480 new parking stalls
  • 84 single patient rooms, each with its own washroom
  • Satellite medical imaging
  • Surgical services, including:
    • five operating rooms
    • three minor procedure rooms
    • two endoscopy rooms
    • one cystoscopy room
  • A new ambulatory care centre with outpatient services including:
    • Cardiology
    • Neurology
    • Orthopedics
    • Respirology
    • Pre-surgical screening
    • Maternal/child clinic
    • Lab
  • A new medical device reprocessing unit
  • Space for the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine

 

Timeline

Phase I construction began in spring 2016. The David E. Kampe Tower is expected to open to patients by spring 2019, at which time construction will begin on Phase II.

 

 

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