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RVH's annual report celebrating 

stories of achievements during the past year!

When a heart attack happens...time is muscle...heart muscle! Do you know how far you are from Advanced Cardiac Care? 
Heart of Gold is a social website and donation portal that harnesses the power of geomapping – demonstrating the need for Advanced Cardiac Care by pin pointing the viewer’s location on a map and identifying factors like distance to help and average response times in an emergency. The web based campaign is designed to raise awareness AND funds in support of Advanced Cardiac Care.

Check it out!

We invite everyone to check out the new website and encourage you to share across social media channels. Don’t forget to add your own pin to the map! Together, we will continue to transform healthcare for the people of Simcoe Muskoka. 

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Inspiring care.....

Thanks to generous support from people throughout this region, the ‘I Believe’ campaign for Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre’s (RVH) Phase 1 Expansion was a huge success, exceeding the $35 million goal! We could not have done it without your generous support. Everyday we see the impact those donations have on our patients.

Now that the Phase 1 Expansion is open, we can focus our efforts on bringing more services and programs to the residents of North Simcoe Muskoka. One of our next exciting initiatives is to develop Advanced Cardiac Care at RVH.

We live in an area where heart problems are prevalent and on the rise. North Simcoe Muskoka is the only Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) in the province without advanced cardiac services within its boundaries and as result, more than 3,000 people from Simcoe Muskoka currently travel to Southlake Regional Health Centre each year to receive treatment. The program will provide advanced cardiac diagnostics and interventions, such as coronary angioplasty in the future. This would ensure all North Simcoe Muskoka residents who suffer a heart attack will have access to treatment, which must be received within 90 minutes of a heart episode

The Advanced Cardiac Care unit will allow for interventional and preventative treatment and procedures for our patients now provided at Southlake Regional Health Centre. In the future, two new cardiac catheterization labs will provide advanced cardiac diagnostics and interventions, including angioplasty and angiography. In order to prepare for this change Southlake has agreed to work with RVH to ensure a smooth transition.

We endeavor to provide inspiring and excellent care, and the new Advanced Cardiac Care unit will be a great addition to our hospital. We will need the support of the community in order to be successful.


For another successful year! 
2018 Crystal Classic will be held on 
May 28, 2018 at Barrie Country Club! 

M*A*S*H Bash

The most anticipated ski event of the season - M*A*S*H Bash invaded the hills of Snow Valley Ski Resort on Friday, February 2nd to benefit the future Child and Youth Inpatient Mental Health Program at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre. Our 31st year of Bashing at Snow Valley was a resounding success, raising more than $20,000! Thank you to all who came out to support it!

Please contact the RVH Foundation if you would like to support this year's event. Details for the upcoming event will be posted to our website as they become available. 

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Fundraising Ideas

Are you having a special occasion and want to support Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre?  Are you looking for a reason to get your friends and family together, for a good cause? Here are a few ides...

Birthday Party

Golf Tournament

Bake Sale

Bike Ride

Car Wash

Hockey Game

Hair Cut

Ladies Night

Retirement Party



Baseball Tournament

Garage Sale


Is your club, school or organization planning an upcoming event?​

Perhaps a dance, a business opening or sports tournament? Why not consider making it a fundraiser for Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre?

The RVH Foundation is happy to help guide you in the planning of your special event. Click the image below to download our Partners in Caring Package.

  • August 12, 2014  - Get ready for one of the biggest hockey events in Barrie- this Thursday! read more
  • August 12, 2014  - Barrie MP Patrick Brown handing out HNIB tickets to patients at RVH read more
  • July 24, 2014  - Tampa Bay captain will be in Barrie for August 14th charity hockey game read more
  • July 24, 2014  - Building on a 28-year tradition of supporting Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre-, Wallwin Electric Services Ltd. has made another contribution of $75,000 to the health centre. read more
  • July 23, 2014  - Wallwin Electric services supports advanced cardiac care at RVH read more
  • July 15, 2014  - HNIB receives $10,000 donation! read more
  • July 10, 2014  - Tickets are available for the 7th annual HNIB read more
  • July 10, 2014  - MP Patrick Brown is filling the roster for the 7th annual Hockey Night in Barrie with some great players, some returning and some new stars! read more
  • May 14, 2014  - RVH to receive $20,000 for Child and Youth Mental Health program read more
  • May 09, 2014  - McHappy Day success to support RVH's Child and Youth Mental Health read more
  • May 09, 2014  - Hedbern Homes announces $100,000 donation! read more
  • February 10, 2014  - Opening of 10th Operating Room at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre... read more
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RVH has been caring for our community
since 1897 when the very first four-
bed hospital opened in Barrie.
In 2012, we opened our $450
million expansion that...

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