Patient Stories

A hospital is a place of hope and healing, of solace and sympathy. Our patients and their family members are grateful for the caring dedication of our medical professionals. And many want to give back by making a donation to the Royal University Hospital Foundation.

Read their stories of gratitude and giving. If you have a story of your own to tell, please share it with us.

Lisa’s Story

As I lay face-up on the dock, looking up at the worried faces of my family and friends, I couldn’t help but wonder what was going to happen to me?

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Desiree’s Story

This past July, Desiree Nieckar celebrated her birthday by sharing the gift of her voice—a gift that also helped her recover from brain surgery for epilepsy.

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Susan’s Story

Susan Blum was a competitive cyclist who pedalled over 10,000 kms a year — until a horrific biking accident nearly killed her.

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