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Stories With HeartKinanâskomitin - I Am Grateful to You

CK Hui

Posted on: Jan 29, 2019

“I had suffered from heart issues in the past, and I knew immediately what I needed to do.” The CK Hui Heart Centre at the Royal Alex was there for Gilman when he needed it.

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Stories With HeartHusband and wife unite to save life of local man

CK Hui

Husband and wife unite to save life of local man
Posted on: Jan 28, 2019

Pictured above (L to R): Stephanie Brimacombe and daughter, Adam Brimacombe, Al Betts, and Brian Uhlmann.  Flat Pete’s trail in the Edmonton river valley, although flat as the name portrays, offers cyclists like Al Betts a flurry…

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Stories With HeartDrawing from a Passion

CK Hui

Posted on: Jan 25, 2019

Dr. Brass’ passion for the human body has been present since he was a child. Even as a young boy he would spend hours flipping through and learning from a human anatomy book that he was given.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesTranscending Care at the Third Annual Patient and Provider Experience Summit

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jan 11, 2019

Royal Alexandra Hospital leaders, physicians, and front-line staff were inspired to continue to place a special and specific focus on empathy and caring at the third annual Patient and Provider Experience Summit.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesGene Zwozdesky - The loss of a Servant Leader

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jan 08, 2019

The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation joins Albertans in mourning the loss of a man who embraced and embodied the term public servant.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesAverton Gives Back this Holiday Season

Royal Alex

Posted on: Dec 24, 2018

A long-time supporter of the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation, Averton Homes, made a visit to the Royal Alexandra Hospital's Annual Christmas Tea to spread joy to patients in need who visit the hospital this holiday season.

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Stories With HeartA Gift of Gratitude

CK Hui

Posted on: Dec 24, 2018

Grateful patient Dan Henderson and his wife Kelly return to say thank you in a special way to the incredible staff at the CK Hui Heart Centre.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesA Look Back at a Year of Progress

Royal Alex

Posted on: Dec 21, 2018

2018 was another incredible year at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. Please enjoy our video recap of the year gone by highlighting all of the many accomplishments donors to the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation made possible.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesOne Note, One Song, One Life at a Time

Royal Alex

Posted on: Dec 07, 2018

"I thought I was just coming for a cheque presentation," began John Cameron as he was asked to take the microphone at this afternoon's gratitude reception held in his honour.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesSupport Better Access to Mental Health this Giving Tuesday

Royal Alex

Posted on: Nov 27, 2018

The season of giving and getting has officially begun with the arrival of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This year make an impact while buying a gift. Honour a loved one with a donation that will improve access to mental health care…

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Stories of HopeKingsway Mall kicks-off "Room to Give" campaign

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Nov 19, 2018

Kingsway Mall is contributing to a great cause that will help change lives this holiday season.

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Stories With HeartTop of the class for the CK Hui Heart Centre

CK Hui

Posted on: Nov 07, 2018

Everyone can relate to the anticipation and fear that accompany report card day. But for the cardiologists and staff of the centre report-card day was something to celebrate.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesAddiction and Mental Health Access 24/7 Improves Mental Health Care

Royal Alex

Posted on: Oct 04, 2018

The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation in partnership with The Mental Health Foundation, is grateful to work alongside the Government of Alberta and Alberta Health Services, for the creation of the Addiction and Mental Health Access…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesPatient to Nurse to Mental Health Advocate

Royal Alex

Posted on: Oct 04, 2018

Mental health advocate Blake Loates has experienced all sides of the mental health system - as a patient, a psychiatric nurse and now as an advocate for others. Blake shares her struggle with mental health...

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Stories of HopeGrowing Women's Health campaign supports a seventh operating room at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Oct 01, 2018

This year, funds from the annual SHOPPERS. LOVE. YOU. Growing Women's Health campaign will go directly towards helping women like Amanda.

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Stories With VisionBeyond the Call of Duty

Eye Institute

Posted on: Sep 25, 2018

For Constable Jaszczyszyn, like many who work in protection, his job is much more than a nine-to-five role; his job is a huge part of who he is. Learn more about this officer's cancer journey and the doctor who went above and beyond…

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Stories of HopeHarvest Celebration Attendees Move the Needle on Hospital's Seventh Operating Suite Fundraising Effort

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Sep 19, 2018

The 8th annual Harvest Celebration was an incredible success raising more than $310,000 in support for the Lois Hole Hospital for Women. Funds raised will support the creation of a new operating suite at the hospital.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesA New Neighbourhood - A Warming Bus Update

Royal Alex

Posted on: Sep 07, 2018

Donors to the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation made a $61,500 gift possible to put Boyle Street's Winter Warming Bus back on the road this past winter. The bus' main goal is to enable survival during the frigid winter months...

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Stories of HopeEdmonton Eskimos Women Score a Touchdown for Ovarian Cancer Research

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Jun 29, 2018

The Edmonton Eskimos are one of the most successful CFL franchises of all time, and this past spring, their team of staff and volunteers proved once again that they are also a force to be reckoned with in the battle against ovarian…

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Stories of HopeLois Hole Hospital Women's Society Celebrates One Year of Success

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Jun 28, 2018

A room full of remarkable women and several supporting men converged on the Royal Glenora Club this past Monday to celebrate the first successful year of the Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society.

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