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Helping children and teens cope with social isolation<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/GettyImages-1165915351.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Helping children and teens cope with social isolationKeeping kids inside and away from others isn’t easy, but BC Children’s Hospital Dr. Ashley Miller has some thoughts on how families can navigate through these challenging times.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/helping-children-and-teens-cope-with-social-isolation2020-03-30T07:00:00Z
A big THANK YOU to our health-care heroes!<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/chalk.PNG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A big THANK YOU to our health-care heroes!During the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, we wanted to take the time to applaud all the health-care workers at BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre as well as Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/a-big-thank-you-to-our-health-care-heroes2020-03-26T07:00:00Z
Talking to children about COVID-19<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/GettyImages-1208350497.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Talking to children about COVID-19How can we, as parents and caregivers, help children cope with the stress of COVID-19? Here are some ideas to try.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/talking-to-children-about-covid-19-22020-03-17T07:00:00Z
Teddy Clinic treats more than bears<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/IMG_0196.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Teddy Clinic treats more than bears​BC Children’s Hospital child life specialists held a Teddy Bear Clinic for kids and their favourite stuffies recently in the Teck Acute Care Centre.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/teddy-clinic-treats-more-than-bears2020-03-11T07:00:00Z
Tell us: Have you ever been lost in our hospital? We want to hear from you.<img alt="BC Childrens Hospital wayfinding image" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/CW_website-news%20story-post%20image.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Tell us: Have you ever been lost in our hospital? We want to hear from you.How do you find your way around the hospital? Help us improve wayfinding on campus by taking our survey.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/tell-us-have-you-ever-been-lost-in-our-hospital-we-want-to-hear-from-you2020-03-10T07:00:00Z
New guide for BC Children’s patients and families supports them during their visits to the hospital<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/GettyImages-653812006.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New guide for BC Children’s patients and families supports them during their visits to the hospitalA one-stop resource has been created for patients and families visiting BC Children’s Hospital.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/bc-womens-bc-childrens-introduces-its-new-patient-and-family-guide2020-03-09T07:00:00Z
Sunny Hill volunteer awarded highest honour in Canada after six decades of service<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/arden%205.PNG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Sunny Hill volunteer awarded highest honour in Canada after six decades of serviceArden Robertson started helping children at Sunny Hill 61 years ago and “fell in love with the place.”http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/sunny-hill-volunteer-awarded-highest-honour-in-canada-after-six-decades-of-service2020-02-28T08:00:00Z
Season 2 of mental health podcast “Where You Are” launches March 4<img alt="Kelty Mental Health Season 2 podcast" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Season%202%20Launch.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Season 2 of mental health podcast “Where You Are” launches March 4​After a successful first season, BC Children’s Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre launches their second season of Where You Are, a podcast that tackles mental health topics affecting children, youth, and their families. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/season-2-of-mental-health-podcast-where-you-are-launches-march-42020-02-27T08:00:00Z
Living life to the fullest with congenital heart disease<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/48219066_489961294829836_5697525992206106624_o.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Living life to the fullest with congenital heart diseaseCongenital heart disease is the world’s most common birth defect, but it doesn’t have to stop kids from leading full, active lives.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/living-life-to-the-fullest-with-congenital-heart-disease2020-02-27T08:00:00Z
Teaching children about love<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/GettyImages-1136386986.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Teaching children about loveWe teach our kids how to cross the road and tie their shoes, but do we give them the tools they need to give and receive love in a healthy way?http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/teaching-children-about-love2020-02-13T08:00:00Z

 


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