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Our Hospital, Our StoriesFull House Lottery to raise funds for hospital elder and family-centred care

Royal Alex

Posted on: Mar 10, 2022

The Full House Lottery has launched, meaning Albertans can now support northern Alberta’s two largest hospitals and also win a variety of luxury prizes. Funds will support elder care at the Royal Alex and family-centred care at…

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Stories of HopeOne-Year Anniversary of the AWHF and "We Are Not Equal"

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Mar 08, 2022

To celebrate International Women's Day and the one-year anniversary of the Alberta Women's Health Foundation (AWHF), we are proud and excited to unveil a brand new video from the AWHF, entitled "We Are Not Equal."

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Stories of HopeAlberta Blue Cross: A valued partner supporting health and wellness for women in Alberta

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Mar 07, 2022

Reflecting on the community leadership of Alberta Blue Cross, and looking ahead to the future of the AWHF with a dedicated partner.

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Stories of Hope#BreakTheBias and share your story this International Women's Day

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Mar 04, 2022

This March 8th, we'll be celebrating International Women's Day, with our collective goal to #BreakTheBias. We are encouraging our community to share their own stories of gender bias, and to register for a free event discussing women's…

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Stories of HopeCelebrating Black Leaders in Healthcare: Nomagugu Baleni

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Feb 28, 2022

In honour of Black History Month, we are celebrating some of the Black leaders in Healthcare at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. Meet Nomagugu Baleni, the interim patient care manager for the women’s operating room and the gynecological…

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Stories With HeartArt from the Heart

CK Hui

Posted on: Feb 24, 2022

Thanks to a heartfelt donation from a thoughtful donor, The CK Hui Heart Centre will soon be home to a piece of art by James Goldcrown - just in time for Heart Month in Canada.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesOilers Mega Multi-Day 50/50 will support Operation Frontline Impact and Wounded Warriors Canada

Royal Alex

Posted on: Feb 23, 2022

Press release: For the THIRD time, EOCF's donation of 50/50 net proceeds will be supporting Alberta's first responders. Ticket sales close at 11 PM on March 5th!

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesCelebrating Black Leaders in Healthcare: Dr. Deng Mapiour

Royal Alex

Posted on: Feb 16, 2022

In honour of Black History Month, we are celebrating some of the Black leaders in Healthcare at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. Meet Dr. Deng Mapiour, a practicing general surgeon covering trauma at the Royal Alex.

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Stories With HeartCK Hui Gratitude Submission: Michelle Shaw's heart-stopping experience

CK Hui

Posted on: Feb 09, 2022

Michelle Shaw shares her gratitude for the excellent care she received at the CK Hui Heart Centre following a terrible car accident, and to the healthcare workers who saved her life despite such incredible odds.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesOperation Frontline Impact Once Again Benefits from the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation 50/50

Royal Alex

Posted on: Feb 03, 2022

From Jan. 25 – 27, the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation held a progressive online 50/50 to once again support Operation Frontline Impact. Proceeds from the $1.8 million jackpot will go to health and wellness initiatives for…

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Stories With HeartCelebrating the Past, Present and Future of the CK Hui Heart Centre

CK Hui

Posted on: Feb 02, 2022

In honour of Heart Month we’d like to commemorate the CK Hui Heart Centre—which just celebrated its tenth year in operation at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. 

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesEdmonton Oilers Community Foundation once again pledges net proceeds from 50/50 draw to support hospital staff via Operation Frontline Impact

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jan 25, 2022

Press release: For the second time, EOCF's donation of 50/50 net proceeds will be supporting frontline staff across Alberta. Get your tickets before 11 PM on January 27th!

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesRoyal Alexandra Hospital Foundation named top Alberta employer for 2022

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jan 25, 2022

The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation has been included on this year’s list of Alberta’s Top Employers!

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesPandemic, stigma a double barrier to health care for people who use substances, says public health expert

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jan 13, 2022

Public health researcher Elaine Hyshka, the newly named Canada Research Chair in Health Systems Innovation, aims to translate evidence for harm reduction approaches into practices that can be implemented in the health-care system

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Stories With VisionThe Fundus Camera and a New Pathway for Treating Occular Stroke

Eye Institute

Posted on: Jan 12, 2022

Thanks to the advocacy of a team of ophthalmologists, neurologists and emergency medical professionals, the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation provided funds to install a Fundus camera for the ER department to help better detect…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesGiving more for the Holidays - A Year-End Message From Our Board Chair

Royal Alex

Posted on: Dec 22, 2021

Our Chair of the Board, George Coon, shares something he's learned throughout the pandemic—that the more we give, the more we seem to get. So, give a bit more this holiday season.

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Our Hospital, Our Stories$50k raised for CAMH, thanks to Hockey Canada's World Juniors 50/50 draw!

Royal Alex

Posted on: Dec 20, 2021

Recently, the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation was privileged to partner with Hockey Canada as a beneficiary for the IIHF World Juniors 50/50 draw from December 17th - 23rd.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesA Speaking of Health Recap - Discussing how we can all work together to combat the opioid crisis

Royal Alex

Posted on: Dec 17, 2021

Recapping our latest Speaking of Health event held November 16th, "The Opioid Crisis: Partnering Around a Person-Centered Approach to Care" with Inspector Kellie Morgan of the EPS, Dr. Kathryn Dong, and parent-advocate Petra Schulz.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesHopeful for the Holidays - A Year-End Message From Our CEO

Royal Alex

Posted on: Dec 16, 2021

Sharlene Rutherford reflects on this past year, the many things we have lost, but also what we have held on to—hope, compassion, and a community that truly cares about our health and happiness. Here's wishing everyone a safe and…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesHockey Canada pledges portion of World Junior 50/50 proceeds toward Child and Adolescent Mental Health Unit at the Royal Alex

Royal Alex

Posted on: Dec 16, 2021

Press release: Hockey Canada has named the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation as the presenting sponsor of the IIHF World Juniors 2022 50/50 draw occurring December 17 – 23, 2021.

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