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Our Hospital, Our StoriesFull House Lottery 2020 a Sell Out Success

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 25, 2020

Through professional care and groundbreaking research, the Royal Alexandra and University Hospitals support the most patients in Edmonton. Thank you ticket buyers for making this year a smashing success.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesText4Hope expands to cancer and addictions support

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 25, 2020

Thanks to the support of the Mental Health Foundation, the Text4Hope program is proud to introduce its two new branches: Text4Hope-Addiction Support and Text4Hope-Cancer Care.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesSafely saving COVID-19 samples for research

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 25, 2020

The Royal Alexandra Hopsital Foundation is proud to partner with other local health foundations to build a safe biorepository to preserve COVID-19 samples long-term, to support world-class medical research in combatting COVID-19.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesWe are listening, we are learning, and we stand in solidarity

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 25, 2020

As the reality of systemic racism unfolds, specifically targeting African Americans in our neighbouring country of the United States of America, we must acknowledge that this is a fundamental human rights issue not limited to the…

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Stories With VisionDouble the dollars while recognizing a mom in your life

Eye Institute

Posted on: Jun 25, 2020

Even though you may not be able to spend time in-person with a mom you love this Mother's Day, you can still share your love with them with a donation, flowers and an ecard all in support of the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesFC Edmonton Partners with Royal Alexandra Hospital to Help Treat Patients with COVID-19

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 25, 2020

FC Edmonton is launching a fundraising campaign to benefit the Royal Alexandra Hospital in its effort to treat patients with COVID-19.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesCanadian Hospital Foundations Launch The Frontline Fund To Support the Fight Against COVID-19

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 25, 2020

Canadian frontline healthcare workers are caught in a fight with COVID-19 and need our support. In response, the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation has joined multiple other hospital foundation leaders across Canada to launch The…

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

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 25, 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 Stories#FoundationsOfGratitude: Show Support for Hospital Heroes during COVID-19 Crisis

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 25, 2020

The #FoundationsOfGratitude campaign, launched today, encourages all Albertans to show their appreciation for healthcare workers and support staff during this challenging time by decorating their windows with hearts.

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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: Jun 25, 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 StoriesTexting program offers COVID-19 mental health support

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 25, 2020

Albertans seeking more support during the COVID-19 pandemic can now sign up for Text4Hope, a free, supportive text messaging service developed by Alberta Health Services (AHS).  Launched today, Text4Hope sends subscribers a daily…

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

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 25, 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 StoriesFoundation Set to Clear the Air Around Lung Cancer this November

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 25, 2020

The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation is dedicated to raising lung cancer awareness and critical funds to support lung cancer research and treatment. Learn why Dr. Ken Stewart, lead for the Alberta Thoracic Oncology Program believes…

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

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 25, 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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Stories With HeartCardiac Exercise and Health

CK Hui

Posted on: Jun 25, 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 HeartDr. Ben Tyrrell

CK Hui

Posted on: Jun 23, 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 HeartCongratulations Dr. Amendezo

CK Hui

Posted on: Jun 23, 2020

“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 StoriesLow-Tech, High-Touch

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 23, 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 StoriesMore Than a Mile in Their Shoes

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 16, 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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Our Hospital, Our StoriesHand in Hand, Side by Side

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 16, 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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