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As travellers stay home, Vancouver’s Burrard hotel gives hospital workers a place to rest (PHC)

Pedestrians pass Vancouver's Burrard Hotel, which lies across the street from St. Paul's Hospital. Medical staff can now use the hotel's abundant empty space for naps, showers or other comforts between shifts. (Photo credit: The Globe And Mail)

For doctors, nurses and other front-line staff who need a nap or a shower, the boutique hotel is a refuge. Heather Greenwood Davis reports on how The Burrard navigated the transition.

Usually the Burrard hotel in downtown Vancouver hosts design-focused couples looking for an independent hotel with a mid-century modern aesthetic. These days, their guests just want a place to nap.

A new partnership between Providence Health Care, the agency that manages hospital staffing for St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, and the boutique hotel means that medical staff now have access to hotel rooms for shift breaks and more.

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