Comox hospital has B rating in CBC online rating system

Comox Valley residents can now rate St. Joseph's General Hospital online.

Comox Valley residents can now rate St. Joseph’s General Hospital online.

CBC’s the fifth estate launched the online hospital-ranking tool, Rate my Hospital, Wednesday, and St. Joseph’s was sitting at a B rating, as of Friday morning.

The website lists over 600 hospitals across the country and users can rate their hospital of choice by respect, communication, timeliness, cleanliness, and whether they would recommend that hospital.

St. Joseph’s has three out of five stars for all of the categories.

The hospital also has B ratings for: mortality after surgery; nursing-sensitive adverse events, medical patients; readmission after surgery; and readmission after medical treatment.

St. Joseph’s sits at an A rating for nursing-sensitive adverse affects, surgical patients.

To rate St. Joseph’s, visit

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