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  • Government expands support for Vancouver’s most vulnerable youth - April 8th, 2014

    VANCOUVER, APRIL 8, 2014 – It can be hard to find help when you’re on the streets. Youth who are lost, alone and struggling with addictions or mental illness will have more support with the doubling of the Inner City Youth team in Vancouver, Health Minister Terry Lake announced today. For more information, read the Read More...

  • A gift of fitness equipment benefits Mental Health at St. Paul’s - March 26th, 2014

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    A donation of fitness equipment to the Mental Health Program at St. Paul’s Hospital has made it possible for patients there to gain better physical and mental health while receiving treatment. “The new exercise equipment greatly benefits patient care by allowing them to use physical exercise to boost their mood,” says Dr. Chris Murray, a Read More...

  • B.C. introduces first-of-its-kind mental health and addiction supports - March 19th, 2014

    VANCOUVER, MARCH 19, 2014 – Government is delivering on its Mental Health Action Plan to improve care for patients with severe addiction and mental health needs by launching an Assertive Outreach Team in Vancouver and opening a new Acute Behavioural Stabilization Unit at St. Paul’s Hospital. For more information, read the full media release on Read More...

  • Famous chef thanks St. Paul’s Hospital with Jour du Macaron - March 19th, 2014

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    For the third year in a row, Chef Thierry Busset – well-known for his famous macarons sold in downtown Vancouver – is raising funds to support St. Paul’s Hospital as a thank-you for the heart care he received there. “I started donating partial proceeds from the Jour du Macaron to St. Paul’s because the hospital Read More...

  • BC’s first Hypertension Clinic provides unique care for high blood pressure at St. Paul’s Hospital - March 12th, 2014

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    Phil Reid thought he was going to spend his 50th birthday in Whistler, but found himself in the hospital instead with his blood pressure through the roof. That’s when he was referred to St. Paul’s Hospital. “That’s a super place,” says Reid. “They have every type of specialist in there, from neurologists to the gastro Read More...

  • HIV/AIDS health economics chair a first for BC - February 27th, 2014

    VANCOUVER, BC, FEBRUARY 27, 2014 – A $3-million research chair has been established to investigate ways to improve the wellbeing of people with HIV/AIDS and the effectiveness of the health care system that treats them. The chair is the result of a partnership between Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Health Sciences, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation and Read More...

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