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Vancouver doctor performs three heart transplants in 24 hours (Dr. Anson Cheung)

As a surgeon, Dr. Anson Cheung is used to putting in long hours in the operating room at St. Paul’s Hospital, performing life-saving surgery on critically-ill patients.

St. Paul's Doctor Adeera Levin receives 2014 Kidney Foundation of Canada Medal for Research Excellence

ISN would like to congratulate ISN President Elect Adeera Levin for receiving the 2014 Kidney Foundation of Canada Medal for Research Excellence. CLICK HERE to read the full press release.

A nephrologist and researcher at St. Paul’s Hospital, Providence Health Care, and the University of British Columbia, she is the first British Columbia researcher to receive this award.

Centre performs 1,000th transcatheter heart valve procedure

On June 5, 2014, St. Paul’s Hospital broadcasted a live transcatheter aortic valve implantation – on an awake patient (not under general anesthesia) – to the Transcatheter Valve Therapies Conference taking place June 5-7, 2014 at The Westin Bayshore.

Closing of St. Paul's Hospital’s AIDS ward is symbolic of progress

For more than a decade, Ward 10C was ground zero in Canada’s struggle against the AIDS epidemic.

An otherwise sterile and unremarkable room within Vancouver’s St. Paul’s Hospital, Ward 10C was a place where patients came to die. The generic name was code for the hospital’s AIDS unit.

Success morphs St. Paul's Hospital's AIDS ward

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark, right, embraces Dr. Julio Montaner, director for the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, after announcing the dedicated AIDS ward at St. Paul's Hospital would no longer just treat patients with HIV/AIDS because of a lack of demand due to the success of the centre, during a news conference in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday May 27, 2014.

A Vancouver hospital ward once so stigmatized it was only referred to by code name has been transformed from an AIDS-dedicated centre now the illness has been “virtually controlled” in the province.

St. Paul’s Hospital in the city’s core is repurposing the floor that nursing staff would only identify as “10C,” because of a near-elimination of AIDS cases in British Columbia and the associated drop in need for high-maintenance HIV care.

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

B.C. assesses Truvada, an HIV prevention drug that looks ‘very promising’ (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

Health experts in B.C. are examining an HIV prevention drug that a Vancouver gay men’s health group wants to see covered provincially.

Opinion: To Amazon or Not to Amazon — What should we question? (New St. Paul's)

There has been a lot of buzz lately about the potential for Vancouver to woo tech giant Amazon’s second North American headquarters, or HQ2.

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