Royal Inland Hospital: Patient Care Tower Project

On July 10, 2015, the Patient Care Tower Project was approved at Royal Inland Hospital (RIH). 

 The project will be constructed in two phases.

  • Phase I includes the construction of a new patient care tower with two levels of underground parking.
  • Phase II includes renovations to the existing hospital building.


Project Cost

The capital budget for the project, including both phases, is $417 million with funding as follows:

  • $225 million from the province of British Columbia and Interior Health
  • $172 million from the Thompson Regional Hospital District
  • $20 million from the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation



Construction on Phase I is expected to begin in fall 2018 and be completed by spring 2022, at which time construction will begin on Phase II. Phase II construction is expected to be completed by 2024.


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