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our hospital, our stories Support Better Access to Mental Health this Giving Tuesday

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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 ...

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our hospital, our stories Progress - The 2017-18 Annual Report

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Progress: it’s the movement towards a goal. It means to grow or develop. And it describes the momentum behind the health care accomplishments you have enabled. Your gifts to the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation are behind so much of the ...

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our hospital, our stories Patient to Nurse to Mental Health Advocate

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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 and her excitement about how ...

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our hospital, our stories A New Neighbourhood - A Warming Bus Update

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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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our hospital, our stories Leading With Legacy

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After the Royal Alexandra Hospital gave the Nakatsui family peace of mind, they gave back. Following in Kasey Kozak's footsteps, Melanie and Thomas Nakatsui have also decided to leave a gift for the Royal Alexandra Hospital in their will.

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our hospital, our stories An Incredible Legacy

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For more than 40 years, Mary Anne Komaran made it her mission to help those who needed it the most, not only did Mary Anne give her time, she also left an incredible legacy when she passed away - a ...

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our hospital, our stories One Gift Inspires Another

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When Kasey Kozak shared the story of his bequest plans with the donor community of Royal Alexandra Hospital, he didn’t know how many people’s lives he would touch.

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our hospital, our stories Celebrate, Inspire, Embolden—Dr. Kathryn Dong Celebrated as One of Global News’ Woman of Vision

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We’ve known for years that Dr. Dong is a woman with a vision for change. Now the entire Edmonton community will hear why Dr. Kathryn Dong is truly a Woman of Vision.

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our hospital, our stories Dianne's Story - Help Bring a PET/CT Scanner to the Alex

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Dianne McMurray, Director of the Diagnostic Imaging department at the Royal Alex spent her mother’s day this year as a mom, but without her own mom to celebrate. Though no one will ever know for sure, Dianne can’t help but ...

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our hospital, our stories The Difference Between Care and Caring II - Above and Beyond for All

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The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation is pleased to share a compelling new video that showcases the lifesaving care that happens each day at the Royal Alex. Titled Above and Beyond for All, this is the second video in our Care ...

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our hospital, our stories Ahead of the Curve Care Available at the Royal Alex Thanks to Our Donors

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Listen as CBC Edmonton AM host Mark Connolly discovers that the care being offered at the Royal Alex was ready to respond when the increasing opioid crisis in northern Alberta began through the creation of a donor-funded initiative, the Inner ...

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our hospital, our stories Inspired by History, Leading for the Future

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Foundation Director Paul Lanni Named One of Avenue Edmonton’s Top 40 Under 40.

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our hospital, our stories Doctor, Interrupted

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As an emergency room physician at the Royal Alexandra Hospital since 1978 and, later in 1994 as Chief of Emergency, I had seen everything in the ER, or at least I thought I had until the day I became a ...

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our hospital, our stories A Christmas to Remember

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It’s been said that the experiences of our childhood shape us for a lifetime. An emergency surgery that I required, as a young girl, continues to teach me lessons today, now that I am a mother myself.

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our hospital, our stories By the Heart, By the Numbers - The 2016-17 Annual Report

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Each day at the Royal Alexandra Hospital hearts and minds are touched by the incredible patient-centred care that happens here. Care and caring are certainly alive and well.

The pages that follow share a small sample of the stories that unfolded ...

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our hospital, our stories Impact Report 2017

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This new report showcases the difference that donor dollars have made to the Royal Alexandra Hospital and its medical centres of excellence the past year.

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our hospital, our stories Honour Roll 2017 - A Celebration of our Donors

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Honour Roll is a celebration of community support of the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation.

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our hospital, our stories A Network of Legacies

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Mary Anne Komaran, Kasey Kozak, and Thomas and Melanie Nakatsui have all generously made the decision to give a gift to the Royal Alexandra Hospital, in the form of a bequest. A bequest is ...

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our hospital, our stories Crescendo - Rising Up for Mental Health

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John Cameron, Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation Director and President of John Cameron Entertainment, made his dream a reality through the inaugural Crescendo concert. The event, the first in a string of five with plans to raise $5 million for mental ...

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our hospital, our stories Bringing Research to the Forefront

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Elaine Hyshka, the Inner City Health and Wellness Program (ICHWP) Scientific Director and University of Alberta Professor – School of Public Health, has received the Community Scholar Award from the University of Alberta for her research supporting supervised injection sites. ...

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our hospital, our stories Royal Bank of Canada Invests in the Mental Health of Edmonton's Youth

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We're excited to announce that the Mental Health Foundation and the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation will receive $50,000 from the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) to support ACCESS Open Minds.

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our hospital, our stories Lottery Winner Grateful for the Gift of Time

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When Anna Letnick won the WinWin 50 Lottery, it meant more than just a windfall of cash. Anna and her family also won the precious gift of time.

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our hospital, our stories Generosity Inspires Generosity

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Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation Committee Member pays it forward.

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our hospital, our stories Our Priorities: Patient Privacy, Safety, and Dignity

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Safe acute patient care must be a priority for the Alberta Government. Read more about what is at risk at the Royal Alexandra Hospital due to ageing infrastructure.

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our hospital, our stories Donor Support Leads the Way to a New Model of Care for Edmonton’s Most Vulnerable

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The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation’s $4.25-million campaign for Inner City Health and Wellness received resounding support from individuals and organizations that were inspired and gave generously.

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our hospital, our stories Your Support, Your Impact - Report to the Community 2016

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Celebrating a year of outstanding community support for the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

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our hospital, our stories Behind the Scenes: Research Provides Valuable Insights Into Inner City Healthcare

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As the Royal Alexandra Hospital's Addiction Recovery and Community Health team continues to treat patients, behind the scenes, dedicated researchers are gathering data which is also a critical component to success.

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our hospital, our stories Bridging the Gap: Indigenous Health at the Royal Alex

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The Royal Alexandra Hospital is proud to serve a broad demographic of patients, from the inner city communities of Edmonton to the vast landscape of Northern Canada. One demographic that the Royal Alex is providing specialized patient care for is ...

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our hospital, our stories Lifting Spirits with Music

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“Everyone likes music,” says Dave. “Especially people who are in the hospital and maybe need a few minutes of something nice to brighten their day.”

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our hospital, our stories Peer Support Worker Has Walked a Mile in His Clients’ Shoes

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When Rob Gurney meets patients at the Royal Alexandra Hospital who are lonely, living on the streets, addicted, and have nowhere else to turn, he is in a unique position to help.

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our hospital, our stories Donor to Royal Alexandra Hospital celebrates 100th Birthday

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Antoinette Marchand says time giving back to others is always time well spent.

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our hospital, our stories Honour Roll 2016 - A Celebration of our Donors

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Celebrating incredible community support for the Royal Alexandra Hospital, now available in a new, digital version.

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our hospital, our stories From Doctor to Patient to Advocate

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Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation Director is Raising Awareness for Brain Injuries

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our hospital, our stories CAMIS: Training the Next Generation of Surgeons

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The Royal Alexandra Hospital is a leader in many areas of healthcare and health learning. One of the many ways that the Royal Alex is advancing healthcare in our province is by taking a lead role in Minimally Invasive Surgery ...

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our hospital, our stories Every Great Love Starts with a Great Story

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The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation and Royal Alexandra Hospital together created this touching and inspiring video, The Difference Between Care and Caring based on the true story of patients, John and Angela Molella.

The viral video has been viewed over ...

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our hospital, our stories Join the giving movement this Giving Tuesday

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After the spending of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, give back to your community and be a part of the global giving movement on Giving Tuesday on December 1, 2015.

Support your community and the Inner City Health and Wellness Program ...

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