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Since 2007, the ICCHA-Wish Fund has raised over $1.75 million for special projects and state-of-the-art equipment to improve healthcare excellence at Royal Inland Hospital.

Our Achievements: What We Do

2007 – 2008

We established an Education Room at the RIH Cancer Care Centre​ with teleconferencing technology. Now, patients can discuss diagnosis and treatment details right here from Kamloops without having to travel to Kelowna or Vancouver to speak with their doctor.


2008 – 2009

We donated two brand new, state-of-the-art heart monitors for Post Anaesthetic Recovery (PAR) room, replacing 20-year old equipment in the 21st century!

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2009 – 2010

We donated the newest overbed warmers to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), increasing the chance of survival for premature babies by keeping them safe and warm.

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2011 – 2012

We provided a compassionate room for families with loved ones in the Intensive Care Unit, giving them a comfortable place to speak with doctors and nurses.

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2012 – 2013

We took care of immobile patients, who are elderly, bed-ridden or have been in accidents, by donating a portable X-Ray Machine. The diagnosing technology goes to them rather than the patient going to the machine.


2013 - 2014 

We raised $50,000 for new colonoscopy equipment, reducing the wait time of patients for detecting colon cancer and bowel disease. We also donated $10,000 to Crohn's and Colitis Canada to help find a cure.


2014 - 2015

For the first time in Kamloops, we made kidney stone removal possible at RIH, by donating the latest lithotriptor machine. Patients no longer have to travel out-of-town for for stone removal and the wait time for treatment has been significantly reduced.


2015 - 2016

For patients who are suffering from nerve damage, we donated a state-of-the-art Electromyography (EMG) machine to RIH.  This machine is also critical in helping detect damage to nerves and diseases including MS, GBS and ALS. 

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2016 - 2017

We provided the latest portable ultrasound machine for procedures during pregnancy. This equipment is also used by the UBC Medical Doctors at RIH for training purposes.

Our Achievements: What We Do

With the overwhelming support from numerous donors, we have raised over $690,000 for cardiac care equipment between 2019 and 2019. In 2019, we opened the ICCHA-WISH Coronary Care Unit at Royal Inland Hospital. This state-of-the-art Cardiac Care Unit will allow Cardiologists to monitor four cardiac patients, 24 hours a day, using a brand new Xprezzon Monitoring system.


Raised more than $155,000 for a new GE-Vivid 4D echocardiogram, which is now in use in the ICCHA-WISH Coronary Care Unit at Royal Inland Hospital


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