Your Stories

Patient stories tell a powerful story of the care you have received. They inspire us to continue to work towards improving the quality of care at Richmond Hospital and in our community.

Sharing your story with us is a great way to recognize our amazing team of health professionals as well as help us raise awareness and funds.

Do you have a compelling story to tell about your experience at Richmond Hospital, the medical professionals who cared for you or a loved one, or an experience with our community health programs and services? We want to hear from you!

Stories

Stories tell the powerful story of health care teams in Richmond. They inspire us to continue to work towards improving the quality of care at Richmond Hospital and in our community.

Patient Stories: Howard

Patient Stories: Howard

My name is Howard, and I can still remember that day, many years ago, when I was surrounded by a team of six fast-acting medical ... read more

A Nurse’s Story: Anh Jabillo

A Nurse’s Story: Anh Jabillo

My name is Anh Jabillo, and as a nurse at Richmond Hospital, I am proud to say that choosing healthcare as my profession has been incredibly gratifying. That’s especially true because my community of Richmond is such an amazing place where people care for one another. It shows in the way they support their local hospital. This has been critical to the success of our hospital during the challenges we’ve faced throughout the pandemic – and is such a bright light to healthcare workers who have been giving it their all to provide the best care possible. read more

A Day in the Life: Dr. Eliza Chan

A Day in the Life: Dr. Eliza Chan

Ever since I was a child, I have always been interested in helping people from different walks of life. I went on to become a doctor because I saw medicine as a valuable profession that serves a basic human need for everyone, across cultures and no matter their situation. After practicing family medicine, I decided to specialize in the Emergency Department. I liked the idea of problem solving in an acute team environment where investigation is required to figure out if you are dealing with a minor health problem or something major. read more

Patient Stories: Raymond

Patient Stories: Raymond

My name is Raymond. I’m a business owner here in Richmond, and it’s a community that holds a special place in my heart. Last fall, I ... read more

Patient Stories: Barbara

Patient Stories: Barbara

My name is Barbara. It’s hard to believe, but I have lived in Richmond over 80 years! My goodness, the city has certainly grown and ... read more

Patient Stories: Pauline

Patient Stories: Pauline

I ask for just a moment of your time to tell you how Richmond Hospital cared for me through five major surgeries – and how vital your ... read more

Patient Stories: Dana

Patient Stories: Dana

My name is Dana. I have lived in Richmond for more than three decades, and in that time, I have seen a lot of growth and change in ... read more

Patient Stories: Flora

Patient Stories: Flora

My name is Flora. I’ve lived in Richmond since 2001, and in recent years, I have come to realize just how lucky we are to have an ... read more

Patient Stories: Russell

Patient Stories: Russell

My name is Russell, and I’m a lifelong Richmond resident. Over 10 years ago, my painful battle with chronic kidney stones began. ... read more

Patient Stories: Yi E Chen

Patient Stories: Yi E Chen

My name is Yi E Chen, and I’m 77 years old. I have had a challenging battle with colon cancer, but Richmond Hospital has been there ... read more

Patient Stories: Carlota Lee

Patient Stories: Carlota Lee

No one plans for a medical emergency mid-air. It’s a terrifying idea. But flying home from a wonderful family vacation last year with ... read more

Patient Stories: Hugh Mooney

Patient Stories: Hugh Mooney

My name is Hugh Mooney, and the excellent care at Richmond Hospital is the reason that I’m alive and well today. I can’t say enough ... read more

Patient Stories: Anna Nyarady

Patient Stories: Anna Nyarady

My name is Anna Nyarady, and my story with Richmond Hospital begins more than 30 years ago when I joined the board of the Richmond ... read more

Patient Stories: Balwant Sanghera

Patient Stories: Balwant Sanghera

My name is Balwant Sanghera. I have been a Richmond resident since 1990 and I love this diverse community and am proud to call this ... read more

Patient Stories: Dr. Patrick Wong

Patient Stories: Dr. Patrick Wong

My name is Dr. Patrick Wong, and I never expected to have a heart attack at the age of 37. As a doctor of Pathology at Richmond ... read more

Patient Stories: Jane Wong

Patient Stories: Jane Wong

My name is Jane, and I’ve been a proud resident of Richmond since 1989. Earlier this year I had an experience that made me realize how ... read more

Patient Stories: Raymond Lo

Patient Stories: Raymond Lo

My name is Raymond. In 1994, my wife, Stella, and I immigrated to Richmond. We were excited to rebuild our lives in this inviting, new ... read more

Patient Stories: Brian Keobke

Patient Stories: Brian Keobke

My name is Brian. For the past 25 years, I have worked at Xibita, a Richmond-based company that produces large scale displays and ... read more

Patient Stories: Bill McNulty

Patient Stories: Bill McNulty

My name is Bill McNulty. You may know me best as Richmond’s City Councillor, serving since 1993—but today, I write to you simply as ... read more

Patient Stories: Anthony Chan

Patient Stories: Anthony Chan

My name’s Anthony Chan, and 11 years ago I nearly lost my life. It was thanks to the fast action of Richmond Hospital’s doctors and ... read more

Patient Stories: Mel Goodwin

Patient Stories: Mel Goodwin

My name’s Mel Goodwin and without the expert care at Richmond Hospital, I could have lost both my feet. I am incredibly grateful to be ... read more

Patient Stories: Don Taylor

Patient Stories: Don Taylor

My name is Don Taylor. I’ve been a proud Richmond resident since 1991. I have a loving wife and two amazing daughters. After 28 years ... read more

Patient Stories: Juliana’s Dad

Patient Stories: Juliana’s Dad

My name is Juliana. In 1992, my parents moved our family to Richmond from Hong Kong, seeking a brighter future. Growing up, my dad, ... read more

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