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Team Spirit
News Posted On Jun 09, 2022

Team Spirit

Dr. Thomas Nakatsui and his wife, Melanie are long-time supporters of Lois Hole Hospital for Women, and Melanie Nakatsui is one of the co-founders of the Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society (LHHWS). On March 8th, 2022, in celebration of International…

So Pretty Cara Cotter Raises $2000 for the Women's Society
News Posted On May 11, 2022

So Pretty Cara Cotter Raises $2000 for the Women's Society

For international Women’s Day, the beloved local jeweler, So Pretty Cara Cotter, donated ten dollars from every “Iconic Adjustable Nugget Bracelet” to the Women’s Society. The donation amounted to $2000! The partnership with So Pretty Cara Cotter began…

News Posted On May 04, 2022

What The Health: Let's Talk Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Recap

On April 28th, the Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society hosted What The Health: Let's Talk Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain. The webinar featured obstetrician and gynaecologist, Dr. Pieter Kruger, and Lux, a patient advocate who suffered from devastating…

What's New at the Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society
News Posted On Apr 15, 2022

What's New at the Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society

While the Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society continues to produce our events virtually due to safety precautions related to COVID-19, we've had a busy and exciting start to 2022! Since January, we've hosted three What the Health: Mind + Body Talks lectures.…

A Year in Review at the LHHWS
News Posted On Dec 22, 2021

A Year in Review at the LHHWS

It’s hard to believe another year has come and gone, and that 2022 is just around the corner! Despite operating virtually for all of 2021, the Lois Hole Hospital Women’s Society had a busy and prosperous year – thanks in no small part to you, our…

A LHHWS Fall Recap
News Posted On Oct 27, 2021

A LHHWS Fall Recap

After a brief break for the summer, The Lois Hole Hospital Women’s Society returned to action this fall – and what a busy fall it’s been! Here are a few of the highlights from the past few months. Starting in September, the LHHWS hosted an event…

Let Hope Bloom! Announcing the Hope Box in Support of Women's Health
News Posted On Jun 01, 2021

Let Hope Bloom! Announcing the Hope Box in Support of Women's Health

Today we are excited to announce an exciting new philanthropic collaboration in support of the Lois Hole Hospital Women’s Society, featuring So Pretty Cara Cotter, Justine Ma, LD Designs, and PURA Botanicals. "The Hope Box" is a brand new partnership…

‘Raise Some Help’ For Canada’s Women at the 2021 Run For Women
News Posted On Feb 09, 2021

‘Raise Some Help’ For Canada’s Women at the 2021 Run For Women

  Since its inception in 2013, the Shoppers LOVE. YOU. Run for Women has been held annually to support women’s mental health across the country. Despite the pandemic—and in spite of it—this year will be no exception. With the COVID-19 crisis affecting…

New Child-Friendly COVID-19 Book Educates Kids and Supports Families
News Posted On Jan 08, 2021

New Child-Friendly COVID-19 Book Educates Kids and Supports Families

Not long ago, local family physician Dr. Stephanie Liu wrote a children’s book called, "Georgie Shark and COVID-19."  The book's goal is to help children better understand the pandemic, such as why they can't see their grandparents as much, have…

September 30th is Orange Shirt Day
News Posted On Sep 28, 2020

September 30th is Orange Shirt Day

In addition to being home to its many medical centres of excellence, the Royal Alexandra Hospital is proud to be the hospital that operates the most community-focused programs in Alberta.  These include Access 24/7 Mental Health and Addiction Services,…

Celebrating ten years of the Lois Hole Hospital for Women
News Posted On Sep 19, 2020

Celebrating ten years of the Lois Hole Hospital for Women

It was in April of 2010 that the Lois Hole Hospital for Women opened its doors. At the time, it was the first hospital in Alberta dedicated to women and women’s care. And today it still is. Over the years, there have been so many significant milestones.…

We are listening, we are learning, and we stand in solidarity
News Posted On Jun 02, 2020

We are listening, we are learning, and we stand in solidarity

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 borders of any one jurisdiction,…

Our frontline providers need your support during COVID-19
News Posted On May 04, 2020

Our frontline providers need your support during COVID-19

Now more than ever, your support of the Royal Alexandra Hospital is critical. With the unprecedented responses demanded by COVID-19 upon our healthcare teams, your continued commitment is even more important. We know the government is making every…

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