A longtime resident of Vancouver, the late Robert Kenny wanted to give back to the hospital and community that had cared for him and his partner of 54 years, Earl Crocker. His gift in will to “St. Paul’s Foundation of Vancouver” of $1.25-million is the largest estate gift received to date by the Foundation. In […]
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 the hospital.
Thanks to donor support, St. Paul’s was the first in Western Canada to purchase this technology, which is used for advanced imaging of the heart, as well as of the liver, kidney, lungs and other areas throughout the body. This high-definition CT scanner plays a crucial role in the care of patients by delivering diagnostic […]
More than 400 donors supported our campaign to purchase a $1 million replacement for the hospital’s existing vascular angiography system, which was 15 years old and was ranked as the most critical major capital need at Providence Health Care, which operates St. Paul’s and 14 other sites in Vancouver. The vascular angiography system supports patients […]
A powerful new Computed Tomography (CT) scanner at the Providence Heart + Lung Institute at St. Paul’s is bringing early diagnosis of cardiac disease to a whole new level.