Well Wishes

Well Wishes allows family and friends to send email messages to loved ones in hospital.

Send well wishes to a friend or family member staying at:

Cowichan District Hospital - WellWishesCDH@viha.ca

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital - patient.nrgh@viha.ca

Royal Jubilee Hospital - patient.rjh@viha.ca 

West Coast General Hospital - WellWishesWCGH@viha.ca 

Victoria General Hospital - patient.vgh@viha.ca

Campbell River Hospital (the Campbell River Hospital Foundation runs the Well Wishes program at this location)

How it works:

  • Send your well wishes in an email to either address above
  • Remember to include the patient’s full first and last name and room number so we can make sure your well wishes are delivered to the right person. To obtain the patient's room number, call the hospital at:

Campbell River Hospital 250.850.2141

Cowichan District Hospital 250.737.2030

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital   250.755.7691

Royal Jubilee Hospital  250.370.8244

Victoria General Hospital  250.727.4157


Delivered by Friendly Volunteers 

Your message will be printed, sealed and delivered to your loved one by a friendly Island Health volunteer in a timely manner.

The Well Wishes service is regularly available on weekdays. Messages received late Friday, on weekends or on holidays will be delivered at the next opportunity.

Volunteers will be happy to help by reading the email aloud for patients who request that service.

Designed for Well Wishes only

Any other type of communication or messages (e.g. conducting personal business, containing questionable content or business/vendor solicitations) will not be delivered and will be deleted from the system.

Only messages in text will be delivered. Please do not send images or graphics with the email as they will not be delivered.

Please note that this system is set up only to receive email. We cannot send outgoing replies or confirm patient admission or health status.