Emergency Computed Tomography Scanner - October 8th, 2012

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CT scanners are integral to the care of emergency patients, enabling staff to check for head injuries, screen for patients at high risk of coronary symptoms and diagnose damage to the extremities. About 8,000 CT scans per year are performed on emergency patients at St. Paul’s, representing almost a third of all CT scans at Read More...

Province Story Series Week 3 - July 13th, 2012

Inside St. Paul’s Hospital’s emergency department The Province reports on their experiences during a week spent in the emergency department. Stories St. Paul’s emergency department receives 300 patients a day — and climbing Stanley Cup riot provided all the ‘action’ St. Paul’s emergency department could handle Concentration of mentally ill patients at St. Paul’s is Read More...

Teck Emergency Centre - May 30th, 2012

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A three-year renovation of St. Paul’s emergency area resulted in one of the most efficient and technologically advanced emergency centres in the country and a 20 per cent reduction in patient wait times. The province of British Columbia, through Vancouver Coastal Health, provided $10 million to the project, while more than 1,200 individuals and corporate donors Read More...

Promise magazine: Spring/Summer 2011 - August 21st, 2011

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Promise, the bi-annual magazine of St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation, provides updates and in-depth features on the innovative and world-leading care, research and teaching taking place at St. Paul’s. Receive a free mail subscription for future issues by emailing your name and address to sphfoundation@providencehealth.bc.ca View back issues of Promise Magazine View our most recent issue Read More...

Thank You Emergency Dept! - June 21st, 2011

To the Emergency Department at St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver Thanks You!

On June 15, we saw the worst that some people had to offer. But we also saw the best from many others. Patient volume that night was three to four times greater than a normal Wednesday night. St. Paul’s Hospital treated 130 injured patients in a span of five hours thanks to the dedication of our paramedics and emergency room personnel, including many off-duty employees who responded quickly and came in for extra shifts. Read More...

St. Paul’s Hospital installs Teck Emergency Centre sign outside ambulance bay on Burrard Street - March 8th, 2011

St. Paul’s Hospital announced today that it has completed the installation of a 10-inch by 27-foot sign that celebrates the naming of the Teck Emergency Centre. The sign, located outside the ambulance bay on Burrard Street, recognizes a $2.5 million donation made by Teck Resources to complete the funding of the hospital’s renovated and redesigned emergency area. The gift, which was announced on October 27, 2010, is the largest corporate and capital donation ever received by St. Paul’s. Read More...

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