Re-imagining St. Paul’s with patients at the heart of the plan
The new St. Paul’s hospital and health campus will be the most innovative approach to the delivery of integrated care in BC and Canada, designed to appropriately address the future health needs of patients, families and our communities. From hospital care to primary and community health solutions, the new St. Paul’s will continue to lead innovations in care, research and teaching.
The new St. Paul’s will be designed to provide the best care by combining critical, emergency and acute care with community and primary care services. This will allow patients to receive seamless care at home, in the community or in the hospital – wherever their needs are best met – by providing the right care by the right provider, in the right location at the right time.
Integrated Hospital, Primary and Community Care
The new world-class care, research and teaching hospital and integrated health care campus at Station Street will provide state-of-the-art treatment and new specialized services across the spectrum of care for patients – in and out of a hospital setting. The vision is to connect and integrate the new St. Paul’s Hospital with a number of primary care, community services and support programs, both on the Station Street health campus and in the broader community in partnership with Vancouver Coastal Health and other providers. These new integrated care models, programs and facilities at the new St. Paul’s will lead to better health outcomes for patients.
Building on Excellence
The project will build on St. Paul’s Hospital’s global leadership in medical care, research and teaching, its provincial leadership role and proven reputation of excellence in numerous areas. Today, St. Paul’s is world-renowned for its delivery of highly specialized provincial and local programs and services for people from across BC, especially for the most vulnerable patient populations:
those with HIV/AIDS
those suffering from mental health, addictions and other complex urban health issues
critically ill British Columbians with heart, lung and kidney conditions
the elderly and people with chronic illnesses associated with aging and end of life issues
The project will also capitalize on St. Paul’s many world-class medical and surgical areas of excellence, such as emergency and critical care, maternity, diagnostics, and numerous surgical specialities, including ear/nose/throat, colorectal, orthopedic and many more.
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The new St. Paul’s will be designed with patients at the centre. We need to hear from you to understand your individual and community health needs and how the new St. Paul’s can support your health and wellness for the future. Planning for the new hospital and health campus will incorporate the latest data, best practices and technological solutions. Most importantly, throughout the life of the project we will rely upon feedback from the patients and the local communities we serve, as well as our care providers and researchers, to inform planning. Learn more about the project and how you can participate.