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  • All-star ensemble celebrates mental health and St. Paul’s Hospital at Brilliant! A Show of Love for Mental Health - August 21st, 2014

    VANCOUVER, BC, AUGUST 20, 2014 – An all-star cast of local designers, stylists and make-up artists will show their love for St. Paul’s Hospital in front of an expected sold-out crowd at the Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville Street) on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 7 p.m. The occasion is Brilliant! A Show of Love for Read More...

  • Lights of Hope glow bright at BC Place - August 19th, 2014

    VANCOUVER, BC AUGUST 19, 2014 – It may only be August, but BC Place will be glowing with hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights as the testing site for the annual St. Paul’s Hospital Lights of Hope. The Lights of Hope – a spectacular display of holiday lights that illuminate the exterior of St. Paul’s Hospital – Read More...

  • $3 million to help health professionals treat addiction - August 6th, 2014

    VANCOUVER, BC, AUGUST 6, 2014 – For those British Columbians and their families who are struggling with addiction, more help is on the way with a $3-million investment to expand and support a provincial addiction medicine education and research training program for clinicians, making it the largest in North America. Government is partnering with the Read More...

  • Centre performs 1,000th transcatheter heart valve procedure - June 5th, 2014

    VANCOUVER, BC, JUNE 5, 2014 – This morning, St. Paul’s Hospital (SPH) broadcast a live transcatheter aortic valve implantation – on an awake patient (not under general anesthesia) – to the Transcatheter Valve Therapies Conference taking place June 5-7, 2014 at The Westin Bayshore. The patient was the 1,000th transcatheter heart valve (THV) procedure by Read More...

  • Laser sharp technology at St. Paul’s leads patients to good health - May 16th, 2014

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    Today, you would never guess the 37-year-old Heather Meisner was once saved by the quick actions of a heart surgeon at St. Paul’s Hospital during a procedure that involves a state of the art laser. Several years ago, the normally active Maple Ridge, BC, resident couldn’t understand why she had less endurance and energy than Read More...

  • Catching up: Getting back a decade thanks to St. Paul’s kidney care - May 16th, 2014

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    Over the years, Promise magazine has shared the stories of many patients and their family members who received life-saving care and St. Paul’s Hospital. We revisit some of them and find out how they are doing today. In 2011, Jack Cheung was part of one of the province’s first in-centre nocturnal dialysis pilot programs – Read More...

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