Langley Memorial Hospital

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LETTER: Local hospital earns kudos from Fort Langley resident

Patient felt fortunate to have quality care in the community

  • Aug 17, 2021

 

The new Langley Memorial Hospital emergency room opened for its first patients on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. (Government of B.C./Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Broken leg not examined for three hours in Langley’s new ER

Local resident concerned hospital understaffing is impacting patients

  • Jul 29, 2021
The new Langley Memorial Hospital emergency room opened for its first patients on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. (Government of B.C./Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A Langley woman said her father endured 29.4 degree Celsisus temperatures in Langley Memorial Hospital during the recent heat wave. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

29.4 degree heat caused father to suffer in Langley hospital, daughter says

Fraser Health says air conditioning was functioning during the recent heat wave.

A Langley woman said her father endured 29.4 degree Celsisus temperatures in Langley Memorial Hospital during the recent heat wave. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Megan Loxterkamp (inset) is due to give birth to her and husband Alex’s baby girl on July 9, 2021 – the day after Peace Arch Hospital’s maternity ward is to go on diversion. (Tracy Holmes photo/Contributed photo)

Peace Arch Hospital maternity diversion ‘not ideal’ for couple awaiting birth of first child

‘I don’t want her to give birth on the side of the road,’ says expectant White Rock dad

Megan Loxterkamp (inset) is due to give birth to her and husband Alex’s baby girl on July 9, 2021 – the day after Peace Arch Hospital’s maternity ward is to go on diversion. (Tracy Holmes photo/Contributed photo)
A local letter writer commends Langley Memorial Hospital staff for the care her husband received recently. (Langley Memorial Hospital Facebook)

LETTER: Langley’s hospital impresses patient’s spouse

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  • Jun 21, 2021
A local letter writer commends Langley Memorial Hospital staff for the care her husband received recently. (Langley Memorial Hospital Facebook)
The new Langley Memorial Hospital emergency room opened for its first patients on Tuesday, May 4. (Government of B.C./Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Aldergrove woman underwhelmed with new hospital ER

New ER is nice but needs adequate staffing, local woman writes

  • Jun 13, 2021
The new Langley Memorial Hospital emergency room opened for its first patients on Tuesday, May 4. (Government of B.C./Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Gift bag delivery for the There’s No Place Like Home Gala of the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation included help from the Wicked Witch of the West. (LMHF/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Memorial Hospital gala funds new ventilator

The home-based virtual gala raised more than $300,000

Gift bag delivery for the There’s No Place Like Home Gala of the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation included help from the Wicked Witch of the West. (LMHF/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Annett Borrows, President Elect of the Rotary Club of Langley Central, presents a $20,000 donation to Heather Scott, executive director of the LMH Foundation. (Ryan Uytdewlligen/Aldergrove Star)

Langley Central Rotary club delivers $20,000 to hospital

Part four a five donation installments will be put towards a pediatric isolation room at LMH

Annett Borrows, President Elect of the Rotary Club of Langley Central, presents a $20,000 donation to Heather Scott, executive director of the LMH Foundation. (Ryan Uytdewlligen/Aldergrove Star)
Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation is working to raise $21,000 for hospital equipment. (Langley Memorial Hospital Facebook)

$21K ‘urgently’ needed for Langley hospital equipment

Foundation is fundraising for surgical tools and holter monitors

Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation is working to raise $21,000 for hospital equipment. (Langley Memorial Hospital Facebook)
The ER nurses, doctors, and medical technicians at Langley Memorial Hospital in front of the mural on the new admitting bay. The ER opened at the beginning of May after years of fundraising and construction. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Natural light and bigger facilities are a big difference

The new emergency room at Langley Memorial Hospital is busy with doctors,…

The ER nurses, doctors, and medical technicians at Langley Memorial Hospital in front of the mural on the new admitting bay. The ER opened at the beginning of May after years of fundraising and construction. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Quilters Guild helped honour two long-time members of the Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, including Pat Walker (left), with “beautiful quilts” to express appreciation for their years of service to the non-profit. Her quilt was presented by Nuala Adderley (right), the guild vice-president. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Giving everlasting thanks to devoted Langley volunteers

Quilts given to two women who donate more than 30+ years each to Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary

Langley Quilters Guild helped honour two long-time members of the Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, including Pat Walker (left), with “beautiful quilts” to express appreciation for their years of service to the non-profit. Her quilt was presented by Nuala Adderley (right), the guild vice-president. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Jim Turner

Life-saving surgical care leaves Langley Memorial patient profoundly grateful

Foundation’s spring campaign supports Langley’s surgical teams

  • May 10, 2021
Jim Turner
Nurses Ann Bason and Brandon Hunt stand outside the new Langley Memorial Hospital entrance (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Working during a pandemic; what it’s like for two nurses at Langley Memorial Hospital

COVID has changed a lot, but not their devotion to their profession

Nurses Ann Bason and Brandon Hunt stand outside the new Langley Memorial Hospital entrance (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Kay Palmer and Doris Riedweg were nurses at Langley Memorial Hospital for several years. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Retired Langley nurses loved caring careers

Langley Hospital Heritage Committee members share historical perspective for National Nurses Week

Kay Palmer and Doris Riedweg were nurses at Langley Memorial Hospital for several years. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
The new Langley Memorial Hospital emergency room opened for its first patients on Tuesday, May 4. (Government of B.C./Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The new Langley Memorial Hospital emergency room opened for its first patients on Tuesday, May 4. (Government of B.C./Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Memorial’s new ER open for patients

After years of fundraising and construction, the ER is complete

The new Langley Memorial Hospital emergency room opened for its first patients on Tuesday, May 4. (Government of B.C./Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The new Langley Memorial Hospital emergency room opened for its first patients on Tuesday, May 4. (Government of B.C./Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Construction on the new expanded emergency department at Langley Memorial Hospital continued in early 2021 despite the global pandemic. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley’s ER construction near completion, patients welcome in early May

Langley Memorial Hospital continued operating despite major construction since 2019

Construction on the new expanded emergency department at Langley Memorial Hospital continued in early 2021 despite the global pandemic. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Dr. Kevin Calder joined the Langley Memorial Hospital team in December and supports patients and his fellow surgeons in plastic and recontructive surgery.

Surgeon brings comprehensive, close-to-home care to Langley Memorial Hospital patients

From hand injuries to skin cancer removal, plastic surgeon provides head-to-toe care

  • Apr 5, 2021
Dr. Kevin Calder joined the Langley Memorial Hospital team in December and supports patients and his fellow surgeons in plastic and recontructive surgery.
Vehicles lined up at the testing clinic at KPU’s Langley parking lot on Wednesday, Feb. 17. The site is also giving vaccinations to health care workers. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Vehicles lined up at the testing clinic at KPU’s Langley parking lot on Wednesday, Feb. 17. The site is also giving vaccinations to health care workers. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)