The Leukemia/BMT Daycare Outpatient Unit is located in The Krall Centre, which is on the 6th floor of the Centennial Pavilion (CP). The unit is often referred to as the Leukemia/BMT Daycare for short.
Centennial Pavilion can be accessed from the main hospital entrance on West 12th Avenue, from Jim Pattison Pavilion (JPP) or from the ground floor east entrance from the inner courtyard parking lot. Take the elevator in the Centennial Pavilion to the 6th floor.
The Leukemia/BMT Daycare is comprised of 22 treatment rooms where there are chairs, beds or stretchers for patients’ use. Call bells in each room are to be use for urgent requests only. Patients who are able to walk and assist themselves are encouraged to do so.
With the exception of the Clinical Associate doctors, all physicians rotate between the Inpatient Unit and the BMT Daycare Outpatient Unit every one to two months.
In the BMT Daycare Unit, the physician(s) assigned to the unit that month will see you. You will likely see certain physicians more than others. Even though you may not see the same doctor(s) at every visit, rest assured that there will be a Leukemia/BMT Attending doctor and a BMT Fellow or Clinical Associate doctor monitoring your care.
Televisions with cable are installed in all treatment rooms for your use.
There is asmall kitchen with a fridge and microwave as well as a hot water dispenser. If you bring a lunch with you, it can be stored in the fridge. Please label your lunch bag with your name. Patients can help themselves to the coffee, tea, cookies and juice available in the kitchen. A limited number of sandwiches are available for those patients who have an unexpected long stay and have not come prepared with a lunch.
There is alibrary and lounge with books and magazines for your reading pleasure, as well as computers with Internet access.
Several washrooms are available on the unit for patient use only. A visitor/public washroom is located across from the elevators in the foyer.
Cell phone use is prohibited on the Leukemia/BMT Daycare Unit. We ask that you turn off your cell phone while you are in the Centennial Pavilion. There are several areas using equipment that are sensitive to disruptions by cell phone use. For your convenience there are several phones available in the public areas for your use. Please be respectful and sensitive to other patients sharing the room. There is also a pay public telephone located in the elevator foyer.
Krall Centre, CP6, VGH
Leukemia/BMT Daycare Unit
Patient Library & Lounge