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SFGH formalizing security management plans following 2013 patient death

Officials are formalizing security protocols for the Department of Public Health and,…

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SF General is first hospital in California to pilot rapid tuberculosis test

San Francisco General Hospital is taking a stab at lowering The City’s…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerWallace Hamada was admitted to San Francisco General Hospital’s Acute Care for the Elderly after falling at home and hitting his head. Daughter Cynthia has been relieved by the type of care he's received.

Technology upgrades, expanded space await SF General’s elderly care unit

Cynthia Hamada was horrified when her 92-year-old father, Wallace, fell at a…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerWallace Hamada was admitted to San Francisco General Hospital’s Acute Care for the Elderly after falling at home and hitting his head. Daughter Cynthia has been relieved by the type of care he's received.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerDr. Paul Volderding treated The City's first patient with Kaposi's sarcoma

Pioneering AIDS doctor reflects on first cases in S.F. as city strives to eradicate virus

When it comes to one of the world’s deadliest epidemics, Dr. Paul…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerDr. Paul Volderding treated The City's first patient with Kaposi's sarcoma
Courtesy photoLynne Spalding disappeared from San Francisco General Hospital on Sept 21

SF pays $3 million for hospital stairwell death 

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has approved a payment of nearly $3 million to…

Courtesy photoLynne Spalding disappeared from San Francisco General Hospital on Sept 21

Women attempt to wake sleeping man, suffer bites, bumps and bruises.

Two women who attempted to wake a sleeping man in the Tenderloin…

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SF sheriff's deputy accused of beating up hospital patient

A Sheriff's Department deputy has been charged in connection with the beating…

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courtesy Bill SpaldingBill Spalding

Lynne Spalding family to be paid nearly $3 million in settlement over her death at SF General

Bill Spalding is not a man to mince words, especially when it…

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Courtesy photoLynne Spalding disappeared from San Francisco General Hospital on Sept 21

SF settles lawsuit over missing hospital patient Lynne Spalding for nearly $3M

The last chapter in a troubling tale of institutional failure and human…

Courtesy photoLynne Spalding disappeared from San Francisco General Hospital on Sept 21
Mike Koozmin/2013 file photoSheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s department fired one person and took disciplinary action against seven others in the wake of Lynne Spalding’s death at San Francisco General Hospital.

Punishment meted out for hospital security staff in Lynne Spalding case

One Sheriff's Department staff member has been fired in relation to a…

Mike Koozmin/2013 file photoSheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s department fired one person and took disciplinary action against seven others in the wake of Lynne Spalding’s death at San Francisco General Hospital.

107-year-old water main breaks in SF

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is responding to a broken water…

courtesy Bill SpaldingBill Spalding — the brother of Lynne Spalding

Brother of woman who went missing at SF General continues protest of response to her death

A red, double-decker bus tooled through the streets of London last week.…

courtesy Bill SpaldingBill Spalding — the brother of Lynne Spalding

Police: Woman killed in murder-suicide identified

A woman who was shot in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood…

Shooting victim found near hospital with life-threatening injuries

A seriously wounded gunshot victim was found near San Francisco General Hospital…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe new trauma center at San Francisco General Hospital — shown in its current state — sits in a bathtub-type foundation that will withstand a magnitude-8.0 earthquake. Rolling disks will allow the building to glide 30 inches in any direction during a quake.

New General Hospital trauma center to have key feature for seismic safety

San Francisco General Hospital is poised to become the first hospital in…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe new trauma center at San Francisco General Hospital — shown in its current state — sits in a bathtub-type foundation that will withstand a magnitude-8.0 earthquake. Rolling disks will allow the building to glide 30 inches in any direction during a quake.
Courtesy of the Department of Public HealthS.F. General and the Sheriff's Office are seeking help in identifying this John Doe who was brought into the hospital Sunday with serious injuries.

John Doe identified, SF police seek suspects in attempted murder

The John Doe who was brought to San Francisco General Hospital on…

Courtesy of the Department of Public HealthS.F. General and the Sheriff's Office are seeking help in identifying this John Doe who was brought into the hospital Sunday with serious injuries.

Elderly woman injured in Bayview shooting

An elderly woman inside a residence was injured by flying glass during…

Jessica Christian/special to the S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco General Hospital will have nearly double the number of trauma beds when its new facility opens in December 2015.

SF hospital reflects on Asiana crash while looking ahead to new facilities

It's not every day that 25 ambulances stream into San Francisco General…

Jessica Christian/special to the S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco General Hospital will have nearly double the number of trauma beds when its new facility opens in December 2015.

1 killed, 2 wounded in Bayview shooting

One victim was killed and two victims were injured in a shooting…

Mike Koozmin/the s.f. examinerA bike accident in 2010 put a 9-inch gash in Antonio Garcia’s neck. Doctors saved his life with a series of surgeries

After brush with death, SF man determined to give back to SF General Hospital

It’s a curious physiological trait that allows human beings to experience brief…

Mike Koozmin/the s.f. examinerA bike accident in 2010 put a 9-inch gash in Antonio Garcia’s neck. Doctors saved his life with a series of surgeries