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Who we help

Every year, St. Paul’s Hospital provides excellent and compassionate care to more than 380,000 patients from throughout BC – including many of our most vulnerable and marginalized populations – as well as world-leading research and medical teaching initiatives that benefit many more locally, nationally and internationally.

Our populations of emphasis include:

  • LichtensteinNewland Heart and/or lung diseases - St. Paul’s is world-renowned for the treatment and prevention of the often-linked diseases of the heart and lungs. As home to the provincial Heart Centre, St. Paul’s Hospital has developed many “firsts” in the care of heart disease and offers many cardiac services available nowhere else in the province. St. Paul’s also provides specialized care for patients Read More...
  • Montaner_TikoKerrPrint HIV/AIDS - St. Paul’s was the first hospital in BC to provide care to AIDS patients when the epidemic began to emerge in the 1980s. Today, St. Paul’s is recognized around the world as a leader in the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS through the work of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) and its Director, Dr. Read More...
  • Renal_Feature Kidney risks or disease - The Renal (Kidney) Program at St. Paul’s Hospital provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care for people with chronic kidney disease and end-stage kidney disease, including transplantation and dialysis. The largest kidney treatment, research and education program in BC, it serves patients living within the Vancouver Coastal Health region as well as many from throughout BC Read More...
  • PromiseSS13_MentalHealth Mental illness - As Vancouver’s downtown hospital, St. Paul’s is responsible for the care of some of our most vulnerable and marginalized populations. One of those populations is people with mental health issues, who must deal with both the devastating effects of their illnesses and the stigma that is attached to them. At St. Paul’s, this care must Read More...
  • Falls Prevention Clinic patients Older British Columbians - Providence Health Care, which operates St. Paul’s Hospital, is one of the largest single providers of elder care in Canada. About 25 per cent of all patients admitted to St. Paul’s are over the age of 70. Multidisciplinary teams assist these elders with their acute health care needs, including providing care to those who have experienced Read More...
  • TeckEmergencyCentre_KallaEtAl Urban health - As Vancouver’s downtown hospital, St. Paul’s is responsible for addressing the diverse needs of some of our city’s most complex medical and surgical conditions through a variety of programs including surgery, medicine, intensive care, palliative, maternity, highly specialized clinics, same-day surgery and emergency services. Key services Emergency The Teck Emergency Centre at St. Paul’s Hospital Read More...

 


To make a donation to one of these populations of emphasis or another area of the hospital, contact us for more information or indicate where you want to direct your gift when you make your donation.