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Santa comes early to St. Paul's Maternity!

In what has become a well-known Vancouver Christmas tradition, Santa Claus (Dal Richards) visited the Maternity Centre at St. Paul's Hospital on Tuesday, December 17.

In what has become a well-known Vancouver Christmas tradition, Santa Claus (Dal Richards) visited the Maternity Centre at St. Paul's Hospital on Tuesday, December 17.

Partner with us - volunteer as a Patient and Family Partner

Providence is recruiting Patient and Family Partner volunteers to make the care we provide to patients and their families even better

Providence is recruiting Patient and Family Partner volunteers to make the care we provide to patients and their families even better

$17.2 Million for St. Paul’s Hospital Upgrades

St. Paul’s Hospital will benefit from $17.2 million to replace aging electrical infrastructure and elevators, providing stability and consistent care for patients.

St. Paul’s Hospital will benefit from $17.2 million to replace aging electrical infrastructure and elevators, providing stability and consistent care for patients

Island Health announces addition of 38 beds for seniors care in the Comox Valley

Island Health is opening several interim beds specifically to address long-term seniors’ care issues in the Comox Valley.

Why cannabis vape pens and concentrates are illegal (BCCSU)

Cannabis vape pens can be found in several dispensaries across Vancouver. But after October 17, cannabis concentrates and vape pens will not be allowed.

New B.C. HIV centre director has spent decades studying the virus (Dr. Zabrina Brumme)

Since high school, Dr. Zabrina Brumme has been fascinated with HIV, the “simple yet adaptable” virus that takes on drugs and the body’s immune system alike.

Peer support workers on front lines of the OD crisis need support too: Experts (BCCSU)

Trey Helten has known almost every one of the 50 or so people he has treated for overdoses on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside since February.

Town Talk: Indigenous feast kicks off Harmony Arts Festival (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Cantonese opera master Hoi Seng Leong appeared at the Dr. Sun Yat-sen Classical Chinese Garden recently with Yuk Fung Cheung, who is a student at his Richmond-based academy. 

Why stop at weed? Kamloops doctor wants to see more drugs made legal (BCCSU)

A Kamloops emergency room doctor predicts after the legalization of marijuana, the government will move on to magic mushrooms — and he’s in favour of it.

‘Knitter extraordinaire’ Janis Waller has died (SPH)

Between January and September of last year, Janis Waller knit more than 200 baby hats and donated them to St. Paul’s Hospital, with each hat taking about 90 minutes to create.

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