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Stories of Hope"Deep Care at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women" - Dana from Fort McMurray, AB

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Jul 30, 2022

After a devastating loss, Dana Clarke chose to honour the memory of her son, Rider James King, with a donation to the perinatal bereavement program at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women.

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Our Hospital, Our Stories"Ripples of Gratitude" - Sam From Edmonton, AB

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jul 27, 2022

In honour of the outstanding care his father received at Royal Alexandra Hospital, Sam Mraiche made a donation in support of respiratory care to show his gratitude.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesGovernment of Canada announces over $1.1 million to support people who use substances in Edmonton

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jul 13, 2022

Sharing an announcement from Health Canada about the Royal Alexandra, along with several partners, receiving $1.1 M in federal funding as part of the Substance Use and Addiction Program (SUAP) grant.

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Stories of Hope"In Her Honour" - Victoria from Dawson City

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Jul 13, 2022

After the sudden loss of her grandmother due to a fatal cardiac arrest—which could have been prevented—Victoria McLeod, a Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in citizen from Dawson City, Yukon, became a monthly donor to the Lois Hole Hospital…

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Our Hospital, Our Stories"The Dignity My Father Deserved" - Shawna from Calgary

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jul 06, 2022

In early 2020, Shawna Hickling’s father Dennis began experiencing symptoms of anxiety and depression, which ended up being symptoms of Lewy Body Dementia. Shawna recalls her family's story, and their experience receiving care at…

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Stories With Heart"The Beat Goes On" - June from Brownvale

CK Hui

Posted on: Jul 06, 2022

In September 2021, June received life-saving surgery. Oddly enough, just a few months prior, very few people knew June’s life was at risk—including June, herself.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesHappy anniversary: The Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society celebrates five years

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 30, 2022

Supporters and friends joined together at SYC Brewing to celebrate the special occasion on Thursday, June 16th, 2022.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesRoyal Alexandra Hospital Foundation proudly announces the appointment of Hon. Patron to Lt. Governor Salma Lakhani and His Honour Dr. Zaheer Lakhani

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 27, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE: The Board of Directors of the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation name Their Honours as Honourary Patrons in recognition of their transformational contributions, acts of service, and leadership in supporting the Royal…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesSharing our Gratitude: Announcing Our 2022 Annual Gratitude Report

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 09, 2022

We can’t wait for you to read our Annual Gratitude Report and learn about all the incredible ways the “Hospital of the North” is saving and changing the lives of thousands of patients every day across Northern Alberta and beyond.

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Stories of HopeThe LOVE YOU by Shoppers Drug Mart™ Run For Women raised $240,000 in support of Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Jun 06, 2022

After two years of virtual events, the 2022 Run For Women returned in person. With 2,144 registrants, the event raised over $240,000! The proceeds will benefit Women's mental health programs.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesSpeaking of Health returns June 9th! Join us for "The Future of Technology in Healthcare: New, Now & Next"

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 02, 2022

Join us virtually June 9th at 7 PM as several of our healthcare leaders discuss some of the latest technologies our sites have acquired—along with those just on the horizon—and how they will improve outcomes for all those who…

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Stories of HopeCelebrating Asian Leaders in Healthcare: Dr. Julia Sun

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: May 17, 2022

Celebrating Dr. Julia Sun, an oncologist with the Allard Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) Clinic at the Lois Hole Hospital For Women, in honour and recognition of Asian Heritage Month.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesCelebrating Asian Leaders in Healthcare: Tyler Tamayose

Royal Alex

Posted on: May 13, 2022

In honour of Asian History Month, we are celebrating Asian leaders in healthcare at the Royal Alex like Tyler Tamayose, the Process Improvement Manager of the Medicine Program and Royal Alexandra Hospital.

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Stories of HopeAnnouncing the 10th Annual Run for Women in Support of Women’s Mental Health at the Lois Hole Hospital and Beyond

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: May 09, 2022

For the first time ever, the LOVE YOU by Shoppers Drug Mart™ Run for Women will be happening both virtually or in-person on May 28th at Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park in Edmonton. Register now and support women's mental health across…

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Stories of HopeRed Dresses and Remembrance: Honouring Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit people (MMIWG2S)

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: May 06, 2022

May 5th is Canada's National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit people (MMIWG2S).

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesSmall-town school sends a kind thank you to the Royal Alex's frontline healthcare workers

Royal Alex

Posted on: Apr 26, 2022

Students and educators at Robina Baker Elementary School in Devon, Alberta, chose to thank the Royal Alex's frontline workers for all their hard work with homemade thank-you cards and Tim Horton’s gift cards.

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Stories of HopeInternational Transgender Day of Visibility 2022 - Highlighting ever-important ongoing work at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Mar 31, 2022

Dr. Cathy Flood, provides perioperative care for transgender people at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women. Research from third-year resident, Lucas Vasas, seeks to provide a blueprint for other similar care practices to follow.

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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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