St. Paul’s Hospital celebrates 2,000 kidney transplants - May 22nd, 2013

Dr. David Landsberg Feature

As Dr. David Landsberg spoke to a waiting room full of new and longtime transplant patients on Thursday, May 9th, he felt the full weight of the moment. The physician program director and head of the division of nephrology at St. Paul’s Hospital joined the renal team to mark the 2,000th kidney transplant performed at St. Paul’s Read More...

Province Story Series Week 8 - November 18th, 2012

Inside the Renal Program & Renewal The Province reports on their experiences during a week spent looking at the Renal Program and renewal of St. Paul’s Hospital. Stories A chain of faith, a gift of life A perfect match in every way B.C. Living Donor Transplants ‘If I was a horse, they would have shot Read More...

Kidney risks or disease - May 30th, 2012

Renal_Feature

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...

John and Verna Wiens’ story - November 25th, 2011

In 1999, John Wiens underwent a dual kidney and heart transplant at St. Paul’s Hospital. But that operation almost never happened after he suffered a sudden and near-fatal cardiac arrest before the transplant could even be scheduled. While doctors and nurses at St. Paul’s were able to bring him back to life after working on him for 45 minutes, no one knew if John would recover enough to undergo the transplant. Miraculously, five weeks later, John did receive a successful transplant – and his wife, Verna, saw the effect immediately. Read More...

Promise magazine: Fall/Winter 2011 - October 12th, 2011

Promise

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...

Promise magazine: Spring/Summer 2010 - April 23rd, 2010

Promise

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...