Skip to content

Remembering June – A palliative care story

This story was told to St. Paul’s Foundation staff member Alexandra Erjavec by Michelle Orr, a nurse and patient educator at the Palliative Care Unit at St. Paul’s Hospital, in February 2023, and is written in Michelle’s words. For confidentiality purposes, we used the pseudonym, “June”. “Does that mean I’m dying?” These were the first … Continued

Donor-funded depot helps clothe thousands of patients

He was a person none of the social workers will soon forget. The team at the John Ruedy Clinic at St. Paul’s Hospital recall the day they met a person who had been treated at the hospital. An altercation had left him in great pain, with shards of glass embedded in his feet and face.  … Continued