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Our Hospital, Our StoriesEdmonton Oilers Community Foundation Pledges $1 Million to the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation

Royal Alex

Posted on: May 30, 2019

The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF) announced today a $1 million donation over five years to the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation to purchase a Positron Emission Tomography and Computed Tomography (PET/CT) Scanner.…

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Stories of HopeRun for Women Raises $1 Million for Women's Mental Health

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: May 28, 2019

According to the World Health Organization, one in three women are affected by mental health disorders like depression and anxiety, [i] a statistic that doubles that of men.[ii] In its sixth year, the Shoppers LOVE. YOU. Run for…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesGiving for the Future

Royal Alex

Posted on: May 16, 2019

"The Royal Alexandra Hospital provided us with the first glimpse of our daughter's hair, her fingers, her little body. We were so impressed with the technology and the care we received that we wanted to give back by becoming donors…

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Stories of HopeMay is Leave a Legacy Month

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: May 06, 2019

By giving a new or existing life insurance policy to the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation, donors like Anne Fry are turning monthly premiums into a significant gift for the future. Learn how Anne's thought gift will impact patients…

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Stories of HopeLighting Up the Future of Women's Cancer Care

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: May 01, 2019

The Fluorescence Imaging Upgrade to the da Vinci Surgical Robot, also known as Firefly, is now allowing for state-of-the-art, life-saving procedures to take place at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women.

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Stories of HopeSave On Foods invites shoppers to “Celebrate Mom and Support Women”

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Save On Foods invites shoppers to “Celebrate Mom and Support Women”
Posted on: May 01, 2019

Save On Foods locations across Western Canada are giving their shoppers an extra reason to celebrate the special women in their lives this Mother’s Day – and women’s hospitals will benefit, including our very own Lois Hole Hospital…

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Stories With HeartA Life Saved

CK Hui

Posted on: Apr 26, 2019

Later in bed, Charles ruminated on what had happened to him, marveling at the technology available that saved his life without major surgery. "That $10,000 could have been the expense for a funeral instead.”

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesOver $77 million Raised and More than 100,000 Winners in 25 Years of the Full House Lottery

Royal Alex

Posted on: Mar 15, 2019

Thanks to buyers Full House Lottery ticket buyers the future of women's health will be different.

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Stories of HopeGone Too Soon

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Feb 25, 2019

Elizabeth Lidstone-Black loved and was loved by so many, however, the depression she experienced during menopause became too much for her to bear. "It can't be for nothing," Ken Black, Elizabeth's husband shares. Now Ken is committed…

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Stories With HeartA Little Appreciation Goes a Long Way

CK Hui

Posted on: Feb 17, 2019

“The staff of the CK Hui were smart and helpful. If you had a question, they had the answer and if they didn’t have the answer, they didn’t try to make it up, they took the time to find the right answer for you. Everyone was…

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Stories With VisionU of A Scientists First to Pinpoint a Cause of Pigmentary Glaucoma

Eye Institute

Posted on: Feb 01, 2019

Discovery identifies gene that causes common form of blindness worldwide, potentially leading to new treatment for glaucoma.

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Stories With VisionReciprocal Gratitude

Eye Institute

Posted on: Feb 01, 2019

It’s been a decade since Nichols stepped away as part owner of the Edmonton Oilers. He might be the man who saved hockey in Edmonton, but he’s also the man who helped donors build the Eye Institute of Alberta.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesChanging the Approach to Patient Care

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jan 31, 2019

"There’s mindfulness to my patient interactions... I’ve changed the way I do things and I’m a better physician because of it." Dr. Cameron MacGougan says the summit has changed the way the team does business in one of Alberta's…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesAltering Protocal

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jan 31, 2019

The opening of the supervised consumption site marked a major step forward in the Royal Alexandra Hospital’s leadership in improving health outcomes for Edmonton’s most vulnerable citizens.

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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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