St. Paul’s Hospital

SFU Chair appointed to new role in substance use research

Nearly one year after British Columbia declared a public health emergency because of a surge in overdose deaths, a new academic position has been created to help find solutions. 

SFU / St. Paul's appoint Substance Abuse research leader

The new head of a research team tackling Vancouver's opioid crisis says our city is seeing more overdose deaths than anywhere else.

Letters: Early diagnosis may prevent unexplained sudden death (Dr. Andrew Krahn, Dr. Zachary Laksman, and Kirsten Bartels)

Recent media reports of otherwise healthy young people dying suddenly and inexplicably prompt painful questions about how or whether these deaths could have been prevented. A coroner’s investigation takes time and may not always identify the cause of death, leaving families without closure.

Canada billionaire makes history with $75m donation

Canadian billionaire Jim Pattison made history when he gave $75m ($56m USD, £45m) to St Paul's Hospital.

B.C. billionaire Jim Pattison makes Canadian history

B.C. billionaire Jim Pattison reached into his deep pockets to make an unprecedented donation to the St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation on Tuesday.

Jim Pattison donates $75M to Vancouver's St. Paul's Hospital Foundation

B.C. billionaire Jim Pattison has donated $75 million to the St. Paul's Hospital Foundation in Vancouver.

Stroke prevention therapy (Dr. Marc Deyell)

St. Paul's Hospital Cardiologist Dr. Marc Deyell was interviewed by Global News on a new stroke prevention therapy.

Opinion: Public-private sectors collaborate to help vulnerable patients (HUB)

A new, innovative, health-care facility is under construction and slated to open this spring at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver. It will have a positive impact on the lives of people with mental-health and substance-use challenges.

Alcohol, energy drinks a dangerous mix: study (St. Paul's Hospital)

Step away from the Red Bull and vodka: Mixing alcohol with highly caffeinated energy drinks might provide a dangerous buzz, putting people at increased risk for injury, according to a study by the University of Victoria’s Centre for Addictions Research of B.C. 

Canada 150: 'Underestimate Hedy Fry at your peril'

To mark Canada’s 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians.


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