St. Paul’s Hospital

Inside St. Paul’s ER: The front line of B.C.’s overdose crisis

It has been a deadly year in British Columbia as the province grapples with an epidemic of opiod overdoses, many linked to the toxic narcotic fentanyl.

How St. Paul’s Hospital is coping with the OD crisis

As B.C.’s overdose crisis worsens, health care workers are scrambling to keep up. Now for the first time ever, we’re being allowed to see what’s happening behind the scenes in the emergency room at St. Paul’s Hospital. CKNW reporter Emily Lazatin joined Global News Morning with the exclusive details.

Lights of Hope charms visitors, while raising funds for ‘greatest needs’ at St. Paul’s Hospital

During the holiday season, a drive down Burrard Street to visit St. Paul’s Hospital’s dazzling Lights of Hope display is an annual tradition for many. What these visitors may not realize, however, is that the iconic display serves a critical purpose for the hospital’s patients, including newborn babies.

 

St. Paul’s Hospital program aims to reduce rate of C-section infections

Early Tuesday morning, Tracy Wu will give birth to her third child.

Listen to Dr. Christy Sutherland on CBC News

Listen to Dr. Christy Sutherland discuss Family Doctors on CBC's BC Almanac here

Court hearing adjourned for Vancouver family seeking to stop St. Paul's Hospital from taking man off life support

A court hearing for a Vancouver family seeking to prevent St. Paul’s Hospital from taking a man off life support was adjourned on Wednesday.

Health ministers and first responders meet to address overdose crisis

At Vancouver's Fire Hall No. 2, the number of calls coming in related to opioid overdoses has jumped 30 per cent this year over last. 

Vancouver's Terminal Avenue tech corridor dreams replaced by multi-sector reality (The new St. Paul's Hospital)

There was a time not too long ago when Vancouver city planners thought that the False Creek Flats would be, by now, the beating heart of B.C.’s tech sector, a mini-Silicon Valley and among the largest innovation clusters in the province.

Mental health and addiction hub aims to prevent hospitalization

St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver Coastal Health and the City of Vancouver hope a new mental health hub will reduce hospital readmissions for people experiencing mental illness and addiction by 70 per cent.

St. Paul's Foundation CEO Dick Vollet on the Kash Heed Show

Kash Heed speaks with Dick Vollet, CEO of St. Paul's Foundation, about BC Research Groups partnering with China's genomics leader for improved patient care.

Listen to the full interview here

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