A new imaging technology at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver is letting doctors see blockages in blood vessels leading to the heart without invasive probes.
Read how St. Paul’s is tripling the survival rates for cardiac arrest in a ground-breaking new trial.
Nothing can turn back permanent lung damage, but exercise, education and camaraderie can make a difference in how people feel and function, says Pat Camp, a PhD physiotherapist and head of St. Paul’s Hospital’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Clinic in downtown Vancouver.
Four years ago, St. Paul’s started a pilot project to follow COPD patients after their release from hospital, meeting up with them in the community and teaching them how to better manage the disease.
Five new youth health centres will make it easier for young people throughout B.C. to get the help they need to achieve wellness and reach their full potential.
Half of all lifetime cases of mental illness and substance use begin early in life, typically by age 14. Nearly 75 percent of cases present by age 24. Of this population of young people, however, only 25 percent will access treatment. St. Paul’s is changing this situation to ensure youth across British Columbia thrive. Established […]
Read about this exciting and important initiative to address growing and urgent needs of people suffering from mental health and substance use issues in Vancouver.
Suzanne Scott is well qualified to manage the major gifts portfolio at St. Paul’s Foundation. She has the education and the job experience—and the life experience, too: Suzanne has been a patient at the Pacific Adult Congenital Heart Clinic at St. Paul’s for 16 years.
On average, St. Paul’s usually does 17 or 18 heart transplants in one year.
For the BC Centre for Excellence (BC-CfE) in HIV/AIDS at St. Paul’s, the era of Targeted Disease Elimination is underway.