The following editorial appeared in the Spring 2012 issue of Promise Magazine. St. Paul’s Hospital’s Inner City Youth Mental Health Program delivers psychiatric services to help homeless youth turn their lives around In 2007, St. Paul’s Hospital’s Inner City Youth Mental Health Program (ICYMHP) formed a team of psychiatrists to support homeless youth struggling with […]
Youth Advisory Committee members captivate audience at Granville Youth Health Centre one-year anniversary eventMay 3rd, 2016
Young people who need support can come here and not have to navigate a system that can be quite daunting.
The proof is in the pudding, or rather, the kibbles. The prevalence of animal assisted therapy programs in hospitals worldwide speaks to the fact that there are significant benefits for patients.
Afra Marie Lucinda Rogan (née Allison) was born in Vancouver’s West End and lived her life there surrounded by the large Allison family. Born the tenth of eleven children, Afra quickly developed an excellent sense of humour and a bubbly personality. In high school she became friends with Robert (Bob) Kenny, a West End boy. […]
Donald John Needes (Don) was trained and worked as a machinist, a mechanic and an electrician but had an artistic side which he expressed through crafting beautiful jewellery for the love of his life, his wife, Elaine. Elaine predeceased Don and the gift left in Don’s will, for St. Paul’s, was created as a memorial […]
Sometimes the need is great, but not always. This is where the St. Paul’s Foundation Enhanced Patient Care (EPC) grants program comes in.
“This initiative offers a unique opportunity to potentially curb the rapidly rising toll of hepatitis C in North America,” said Dr. Julio Montaner
Two best friends. Two kidneys. One great adventure! A kidney recipient and her donor race to raise funds for St. Paul’s.
Despite being one of the busiest emergency departments in BC, for a hospital of its size St. Paul’s has one of the lowest wait times in Canada. This is due in part to gifts made to St. Paul’s Foundation, which help bring new equipment and technology to emergency care.
The Kidney Care Clinic at St. Paul’s was based on a patient convenience model, bringing together nephrologists, nurses, dieticians, pharmacists, social workers and specialists that kidney patients could access in a single visit.