B.C.'s 500th heart transplant recipient Marc Bains (500th heart transplant)
After living with heart failure for 10 years, Marc Bains received his new, healthy heart in June. Organ donors, transplant recipients, and healthcare workers celebrated today at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver.
Gloria Macarenko reports
I am writing to commend the Psychiatrist on-call whose compassion and extraordinary empathy helped to relieve my extreme anxiety on that day.Please extend my heartfelt thanks to her for going above and beyond simply “taking a history”.”