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Stories

St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation proudly presents stories of some of the donors, volunteers, patients and members of the St. Paul’s Hospital family who have made St. Paul’s Hospital such a special place for the people of British Columbia

  • A gift for renewal of St. Paul’s

    Dorothy and Paul Ryan2

    Dorothy Fobin was “a giver” from her earliest days. Dorothy’s father passed away while she was still a girl of 12. She and her sister, Joan, left high school and went to work in order to help support their mother and younger sisters. Dorothy met Paul Ryan while both worked at Imperial Tobacco in Montreal. Read More...

  • Construction of Lights of Hope at St. Paul’s signals approach of holiday tradition

    VANCOUVER, BC, November 5, 2014 – The countdown to an annual holiday tradition begins this Saturday, when more than 100 volunteers will come to St. Paul’s Hospital to build this year’s Lights of Hope display. Lights of Hope set-up Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014 Time: 7:00-11:00 a.m. Location: St. Paul’s Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, Read More...

  • Meeting our greatest needs: New equipment for St. Paul’s GI Clinic

    Patina Sibbald and patient monitor 2014

    Patient care at the Gastro-Intestinal (GI) Clinic at St. Paul’s Hospital was potentially put on hold after two monitors that provide essential information about a patient’s condition broke down simultaneously. Staff at the GI Clinic had been having trouble with the 15- to 20-year-old monitors for a while, but the breakdown of the two monitors Read More...

  • Meeting our greatest needs: Why Kent DesRochers gives to Lights of Hope

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    Kent DesRochers, a clinical nurse leader with the Mental Health Wellness Clinic at St. Paul’s Hospital, has witnessed first-hand the pressures that departments like the Mental Health Program at St. Paul’s face to continue to provide exceptional patient care. That need is one of the reasons why DesRochers became a monthly donor to Lights of Read More...

  • Lights of Hope glow bright at BC Place

    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...

  • Laser sharp technology at St. Paul’s leads patients to good health

    HeatherMeisner

    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...

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