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Helping children back to health

BC Children’s Hospital provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children from across British Columbia.

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Even superheroes have blood transfusions<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/IMG_5516.JPG?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Even superheroes have blood transfusions“Mitch wouldn’t be alive without these transfusions—the people who’ve given blood have saved his life,” said Kathleen Head of her five-year-old son who was diagnosed with leukemia last year. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/even-superheroes-have-blood-transfusionsRead Mitch's story here.
Families urged to take window safety measures as temperatures rise<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/ThinkstockPhotos-640248632.jpg?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Families urged to take window safety measures as temperatures riseAn open window is much more than a way to find relief on a hot day – it’s also a serious safety hazard for young children unless parents and caregivers take precautions.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/families-urged-to-take-window-safety-measures-as-temperatures-riseLearn more about window and balcony safety.

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​​Building the Teck Acute Care Centre

Construction is currently underway at BC Children’s Hospital to build the new Teck Acute Care C​entre​, which will reflect the patient- and family-centred approach to health care.


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Youth mental health patients get creative with new art programYouth mental health patients get creative with new art programhttp://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/youth-mental-health-patients-get-creative-with-new-art-program2017-06-22T07:00:00Z
Safe Kids Week reminds children to stay safe when on the moveSafe Kids Week reminds children to stay safe when on the moveVancouver – More than 200 BC children were admitted to hospital last year with pedestrian, cycling or skateboard-related injuries and of these, almost one-third had major injuries. Fortunately, most of these injuries are preventable.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/safe-kids-week-reminds-children-to-stay-safe-when-on-the-move2017-06-06T07:00:00Z
Families urged to take window safety measures as temperatures riseFamilies urged to take window safety measures as temperatures rise​Vancouver – An open window is much more than a way to find relief on a hot day – it’s also a serious safety hazard for young children unless parents and caregivers take precautions.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/families-urged-to-take-window-safety-measures-as-temperatures-rise2017-05-18T07:00:00Z

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