In the face of a public health emergency, continued collaboration and support is crucial as many people continue to face substantial barriers in their care.
Kaye Robinson is a social worker at the Rapid Access Addiction Clinic at St. Paul’s. From helping a person obtain short term medication coverage when they are not on a medical plan, to full-blown crisis intervention, Kaye supports people in their treatment goals for their substance use.
This profile of Nancy Chow, Clinical Nurse Leader at the Rapid Access Addiction Clinic, is Part 2 in a 5-part series on this innovative clinic and a group of its staff members.
Brittany Forrest was seven months pregnant when her heart gave out, but doctors and nurses at St. Paul’s snapped into action to save her and her son.
A son searches for a symbol of a part of his mother’s life that he did not know—and never would.
Addiction medicine is one of the fastest growing fields of medicine anywhere in the world. Nowhere is that more evident than at St. Paul’s, where the innovative work of substance use experts has the world watching.
Staff of Mount Saint Joseph and St. Paul’s Foundation, as well as members of the MSJ corps of volunteers, were on hand for a plaque presentation and ribbon-cutting ceremony at MSJ. It was fitting that the ceremony fell within National Volunteer Week, which is April 23-29.
On a typical day St. Paul’s is caring for about 1,000 patients, and as many as 850 of these patients will have a sample of blood taken.
Ravinder Parmar’s was the recipient of the first kidney transplant at St. Paul’s on April 20, 1986.
Read Vanessa and Stefan’s story as they find care and comfort in a Providence Health Care hospice. It was the small, everyday moments that Stefan says made the difference.