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We are the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation, dedicated to creating passionate community support for the Royal Alexandra Hospital. Find out more about us, learn about our current campaigns, and discover how to support the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

 

Full House 2014 Splash

Every March, people across Alberta get excited about two things: spring and Full House Lottery.

This year's Full House Lottery prizes promise to have some extra swagger. Whether it's the luxurious homes, incredible vehicles, amazing vacation packages, or the hundreds of other prizes, Full House Lottery continues to be Alberta' favourite lottery, combining great prizes with a great cause.

For women in central and northern Alberta who require surgery to treat gynecological cancers, the Lois Hole Hospital for Women is the epicentre for specialized and critical care. The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation will use proceeds from Full House Lottery 2014 to support the purchase of a da Vinci Robotic Surgical System — the first robot dedicated specifically to women’s cancer surgery in Canada. This state-of-the-art equipment plays a vital role in the fight against cancer and will mean a much shorter hospital stay, less pain, minimal scarring and a significantly faster recovery for women suffering from cancers of the uterus, endometrium or cervix.

Visit www.fullhouse.ca to buy your tickets now!

 

Speaking of Health

The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation announces its Spring 2014 Speaking of Health lecture series.

They say that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. We couldn't agree more. That is the idea behind Speaking of Health, a free public lecture series presented by the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation. Featuring lectures from some of Western Canada's leading health care experts, Speaking of Health offers people from all walks of life valuable information about a wide variety of important health topics.

Sessions fill up fast, so make sure to register today!

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Inner City Health and Wellness

When you’re dealing with patients from Edmonton’s inner city, it requires a different approach and a different mindset.

When someone arrives at our Emergency Department with a broken arm, we will obviously do our best to help them. But what if they broke their arm because of addiction or homelessness? Helping someone deal with the bigger issues that caused their broken arm will ultimately help them more than just the fracture treatment.

Our challenge is that we have a “revolving door” syndrome that sees many patients come back to the Royal Alex’s Emergency Department time and time again. We want to stop that revolving door.

That is what the Inner City Health and Wellness Program is all about. Our goal is that when they knock at our door, we are able to show them to the right door – to offer help with addictions, mental health conditions, brain injuries, or unstable housing.

By engaging a different approach to these high risk patients, we have the opportunity to provide them with the services that they really need. By doing things differently, we have an opportunity to find better, long-term solutions to these very significant health issues.

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Build A Legacy

A gift to the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation in your will supports healthcare for the entire community.

Community support builds great hospitals and the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation receives generous donations, including bequests, from across Alberta and beyond.

Bequests and planned gifts are an inspired way to help ensure that the Royal Alexandra Hospital has the resources it needs to provide exceptional and compassionate patient care when it matters most, now and in the future.

Learn more about bequests »

 

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