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Our Hospital, Our StoriesWe See You and We Thank You

Royal Alex

Posted on: Apr 15, 2020

To all of the frontline service workers who are keeping the Royal Alexandra Hospital functioning during this critical time, we want you to know that we see you and we thank you.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesIn times like these, we come together

Royal Alex

Posted on: Apr 14, 2020

On behalf of the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation thank you for the many kind and caring gestures of support for the men and women on the frontlines of care at our hospital. All of your kind words and well-wishes are inspiring.…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesRoyal Alexandra Hospital Joins Global Research Effort to Trial COVID Therapies

Royal Alex

Posted on: Apr 14, 2020

Donor support puts clinical trials in motion at uniquely positioned Royal Alex.

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Stories of HopeLois Hole Hospital for Women celebrates a decade of life-changing care in the middle of a global health crisis.

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Apr 10, 2020

Edmonton, AB – April 8, 2020 marks the official tenth anniversary of the opening of the Lois Hole Hospital for Women and it comes at a time when the importance of healthcare facilities and healthcare workers has perhaps never been…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesRoyal Alexandra Hospital Foundation announces new top executive

Royal Alex

Posted on: Apr 02, 2020

The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation is changing leadership at the end of March 2020 with Andrew Otway's completion of his term as President and CEO; and current Vice President and COO Sharlene Rutherford named as his replacement…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesThank you Andrew

Royal Alex

Posted on: Apr 02, 2020

In March of 2020 Andrew Otway exited his role as CEO, concluding an exceptional 23-year career with the Foundation.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesA message to our donors regarding Covid-19

Royal Alex

Posted on: Apr 01, 2020

The health and well-being of all of our donors and our community are important to us. A Covid-19 update on foundation business and events.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesMore Than a Mile in Their Shoes

Royal Alex

Posted on: Mar 03, 2020

For those facing mental health or addiction, it can be tough to ask for help, but when they do patients must know there is someone there who can say I know what you are going through and I am here for you. Donors to the Royal Alexandra…

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Stories With HeartCardiac Exercise and Health

CK Hui

Posted on: Feb 18, 2020

Ever wonder what exercise is best for your heart? Listen as CK Hui Heart Centre Cardiologist Dr. Ben Tyrrell shares his thoughts on heart-healthy exercise.

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Stories With HeartHow to Teach an Old Pill New Tricks

CK Hui

Posted on: Feb 10, 2020

Doxycycline is an antibiotic medication used to treat bacterial infections. However, local research has discovered that taking a doxycycline pill can actually help reduce the size of a heart attack.

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Stories With HeartDr. Ben Tyrrell

CK Hui

Posted on: Feb 05, 2020

Physicians from around the world have been coming to the Royal Alexandra Hospital to study the latest advances being made, and right in the thick of it is Dr. Benjamin Tyrrell. “I have been lucky enough to be involved in many areas,…

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Stories With Heart20 Years of Heart

CK Hui

Posted on: Feb 03, 2020

"Cardiovascular health is important for everyone, regardless of your age, and I think that the Royal Alex and the CK Hui Heart Centre do an incredible job at providing cutting edge therapies to patients and their families."

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Stories of HopeLow-Tech, High-Touch

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Jan 29, 2020

When women are forced to spend days, weeks, and sometimes even months on bedrest in the hospital due to complications during their pregnancy it is not only their physical medical needs that need to be addressed. Caring for a patient's…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesHand in Hand, Side by Side

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jan 22, 2020

When mental health services are set up, the focus is naturally on the client. But there are often unaddressed stresses experienced by those closest to a person experiencing mental illness or addiction: their family.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesClearing the Air

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jan 21, 2020

“When I share with people that more women will die of lung cancer, nearly 70%, than breast cancer at 18% they are shocked. After his own lung cancer diagnosis Tim Monds is on a personal mission to spread awareness about the lung…

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Stories With HeartCongratulations Dr. Amendezo

CK Hui

Posted on: Nov 29, 2019

“I am so grateful to the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation for their support, and to Dr. Tyrrell and Dr. Cheung, not only for their training but their support as well. I never thought that this would happen and I am very thankful.”

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesStollery Charitable Foundation Supports Addiction and Mental Health Access 24/7 Centre

Royal Alex

Posted on: Nov 06, 2019

“The Stollery Charitable Foundation has a long history of supporting the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation and we have faith and trust them to administer the projects that we fund.”

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesAnnouncing the 2018-2019 Digital Annual Report "Gifts of Giving"

Royal Alex

Posted on: Oct 22, 2019

Gifts to the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation come in many shapes and sizes and are valued, appreciated and celebrated in our annual report. This year, however, we are doing things a little differently.

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Stories of HopeBRA Day at Lois Hole Hospital for Women empowers women with latest information about breast reconstruction options

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Oct 16, 2019

BRA Day Edmonton, hosted by the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation, in partnership with local reconstruction experts and the Canadian Cancer Society, is designed to help women with questions about breast reconstruction easily find…

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Stories of HopeLocal Shoppers Drug Marts continue their focus on "Growing Women's Health" this fall

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Oct 15, 2019

From October 5th to November 1st, the Shoppers Drug Mart LOVE YOU program will be collecting donations at twenty-six local Edmonton and area locations all in support of a seventh operating room at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women.

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