About the Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation
The Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation is a non-profit
organization dedicated to raising funds for the Stollery Children's
Hospital. Our funding supports children's health through equipment,
education, research, and special services.
At the Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation, we want to
ensure every child has access to the very best healthcare
available. We are committed to raising funds to continuously
enhance the quality of care provided at the Stollery Children's
Hospital, so that every child from Western and Northern Canada who
enters our facility receives leading-edge care.
About the Stollery Children's Hospital
The Stollery Children's Hospital is home to more than 640
physicians and more than 670 multidisciplinary staff in allied
health disciplines, all dedicated to providing children with the
best health care in Canada. With 133 beds, the Stollery Children's
Hospital covers one of the largest catchment areas of any pediatric
facility in Canada. With a referral base of more than 1.7 million,
the Stollery cares for children from northern and central Alberta,
as well as parts of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, the
Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut.
The Stollery has a reputation for leading-edge medical
innovation in many areas. Stollery biomedical engineers and
technicians hold the patent on the SAINT (sub-arctic intelligent
neonatal transport), a mini intensive care unit that safely
transfers critically ill infants in sub-zero temperatures. Surgical
advances in epilepsy have brought national and international
recognition, and the neurosurgery team is making huge strides in
treatment of children with brain and spinal problems.
Stollery Children's Hospital Highlights
- Home to the only specialized pediatric emergency in Central and
Northern Alberta, treating over 23,000 patients each year.
- The Stollery is Western Canada's referral centre for
pediatric cardiac surgery and national leader in
organ transplantation. The Stollery has the only
Pediatric Centre for Weight and Health in Canada, conducting
research, and offering education and programs for children and
families battling obesity.
- Western Canada referral centre for complex pediatric heart
- Home to Women and Children's Health Research
- Home to the Western Canadian Children's Heart Network
(WCCHN), a program that coordinates the delivery of pediatric
cardiac services to residents of British Columbia, Alberta,
Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
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