Premier Christy Clark greets young audience members

VIDEO: Christy Clark helps unveil new Surrey Memorial Hospital emergency department

Surrey has the busiest emergency department in B.C., with almost 100,000 patient visits per year – double its intended capacity.

B.C. Premier Christy Clark was on hand at Surrey Memorial Hospital on Tuesday to unveil the new Emergency department, the second-largest in Canada, according to the Government of B.C.

SMH has the busiest emergency department in British Columbia, with almost 100,000 patient visits per year – more than double its intended capacity.

The new facility includes separate areas for walk-in and triage, a mental health zone, a substance use zone, and a critical condition zone.

Video: Kolby Solinsky, Black Press

footage courtesy of of BC

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