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A lifetime of contribution<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/lorine%202.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A lifetime of contributionThirty-five years may seem like a long time to work at any one place, but not if it’s your life’s purpose.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/a-lifetime-of-contribution2019-01-16T08:00:00Z
Celebrating the work of our staff<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/damian%20duffy.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Celebrating the work of our staffDamian Duffy is dedicated to addressing health disparities that result from material and social poverty, discrimination, racism, and elitism.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/celebrating-the-work-of-our-staff2019-01-11T08:00:00Z
Family Immunization Clinic heads into second flu season<img alt="" src="https://editbcw.phsa.ca/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/nurse_injection.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Family Immunization Clinic heads into second flu seasonDid you know almost one in four patient visits to BC Children’s Hospital’s Emergency Department last winter were related to influenza? http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/family-immunization-clinic-heads-into-second-flu-season2018-12-21T08:00:00Z
Caring for a sick child over the holidays<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/BCCH%20emergency.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Caring for a sick child over the holidaysLooking after a sick kid can be stressful anytime, but especially over the holidays. BC Children’s Hospital has tips for how to determine the most appropriate medical care for your child this season.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/caring-for-a-sick-child-over-the-holidays2018-12-21T08:00:00Z
Santa Claus’ safety wish list<img alt="Happy santa" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/santa-celebrating.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Santa Claus’ safety wish listSanta reveals his five wish list items to keep children safe this holiday season. ​http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/santa-claus’-safety-wish-list2018-12-17T08:00:00Z
BC Children’s and BC Women’s thank you for your generosity this holiday season<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/donation-box.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Children’s and BC Women’s thank you for your generosity this holiday seasonBC Children’s Hospital/BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre welcomes donations of toys and other gifts for patients in the month of December. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-children’s-and-bc-women’s-thank-you-for-your-generosity-this-holiday-season2018-12-11T08:00:00Z
Supporting survivors of gender-based violence<img alt="" src="http://www.bcwomens.ca/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Faces%20of%20GBV%20for%20story.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Supporting survivors of gender-based violence​Today marks a grim anniversary in Canada.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/supporting-survivors-of-gender-based-violence2018-12-06T08:00:00Z
Halloween trick or treat sends patients and families on a treasure hunt<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/aaabbbhall.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Halloween trick or treat sends patients and families on a treasure huntBC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre hosted the annual Trick or Treat Treasure Hunt bringing together patients, families, visitors and staff for some Halloween fun.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/halloween-trick-or-treat-sends-patients-and-families-on-a-treasure-hunt2018-11-01T07:00:00Z
One year on – patients continue to benefit from the design of the Teck Acute Care CentreOne year on – patients continue to benefit from the design of the Teck Acute Care CentreOne year ago today, 110 patients were moved into the new Teck Acute Care Centre (Teck ACC) in five hours. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/one-year-on-patients-continue-to-benefit-from-the-design-of-the-teck-acute-care-centre2018-10-29T07:00:00Z
Legalization of non-medical cannabis in BC: get informed<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/aaaaaacan.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Legalization of non-medical cannabis in BC: get informedStarting October 17th, Canada has a new law for the non-medical use of cannabis.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/legalization-of-non-medical-cannabis-in-bc-get-informed2018-10-17T07:00:00Z

 


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