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News releases

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • COPD patients starting to breathe easier - December 4th, 2013

    L-R: Dr. Brad Popovich, Chief Scientific Officer, Genome BC; Dr. Jerry Sandbrand, COPD patient; Dr. Don Sin, Head of Respiratory Medicine, St. Paul’s Hospital; Dick Vollet, President and CEO, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation. VANCOUVER, DECEMBER 4, 2013 – Two St. Paul’s researchers have combined forces to develop a blood test that will identify patients at Read More...

  • St. Paul’s Hospital invites community to celebrate the return of Lights of Hope - November 15th, 2013

    VANCOUVER, BC, NOVEMBER 15, 2013 – A holiday tradition returns this Wednesday, when St. Paul’s Hospital lights this year’s Lights of Hope display for the first time. Since 1998, the Lights of Hope campaign has built a spectacular display of holiday lights to inspire the community to give generously to the hospital’s greatest needs. The display Read More...

  • Volunteers build Lights of Hope display at St. Paul’s Hospital - October 29th, 2013

    VANCOUVER, BC, OCTOBER 29, 2013 – This Saturday, November 2, more than 120 volunteers will give Vancouver an early taste of the holiday spirit by building the 2013 Lights of Hope display at St. Paul’s Hospital. Since 1998, the Lights of Hope fundraising campaign has built a spectacular display of holiday lights at St. Paul’s Hospital Read More...

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