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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 - 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 provides a full spectrum of treatment and care to patients, including surgery, transplants, rehabilitation and many cardiac services available nowhere else in BC. The concentration of cardiac professionals at 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 - 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...
  • Mental Health Program - Change the Labels_Feature Mental health - The Mental Health Department at St. Paul’s Hospital is committed to changing the labels. That means they see each person, before they see their illness. As Vancouver’s downtown hospital, St. Paul’s provides mental health care to a diverse range of patients that includes residents of Vancouver’s West End, executives and workers in the downtown core, visitors to the city and 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.