Stories

Ground-breaking pilot project poised to transform breast cancer surgery in Alberta

Calgary Health Foundation and Alberta Cancer Foundation announce $5.7M toward an innovative breast cancer surgery pilot project that will dramatically improve cancer surgery and the patient experience across the province.

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Hero in Health: Kirsten Deemer

Kirsten Deemer is a Nurse Practitioner (NP) in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at South Health Campus. Together with her colleagues, she created the Persistent Critical Illness.

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A stroke of luck

Steve spent 17 days in the Stroke Unit while doctors tried to figure out why a marathon runner was having strokes and how they could help him. While in the hospital, he had a number of additional strokes.

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Embracing lifelong learning for better outcomes

Ali Ryan has always wanted to be a nurse, and once she became one, she soon realized she also wanted to become a Nurse Practitioner (NP).

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Women’s health in Calgary gets multi-year boost thanks to $10M investment through Calgary Health Foundation

Calgary Health Foundation announces a $10M investment over two years from the Government of Alberta in support of women’s health initiatives.

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Building healthy relationships with clients and staff

Nursing has been a profession that’s been passed down in Carol Anne Friesen’s family. Having strong female role models in her mother, grandma and aunt who were all nurses, she found a natural gravitation that pulled her towards becoming a nurse as well.

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