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Captain Jack Sparrow sails into BC Children's Hospital<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/IMG_6112.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Captain Jack Sparrow sails into BC Children's HospitalOn August 14, our favourite pirate visited BC Children’s Hospital dressed from dread to toe as Captain Jack Sparrow. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/captain-jack-sparrow-sails-into-bc-childrens-hospital2017-08-15T07:00:00Z
"Your baby saved my life!" Cord blood donation recipient plans to pay it forward<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/crystal-nguyen.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />"Your baby saved my life!" Cord blood donation recipient plans to pay it forwardJuly is Cord Blood Donation Awareness month and we're shining a light on the amazing impact that 'giving life twice' can have when a newborn's cord blood is donated. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/"your-baby-saved-my-life-"-cord-blood-donation-recipient-plans-to-pay-it-forward2017-07-25T07:00:00Z
Reinventing nursing education in the face of a nursing shortage<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/BCCH%20Vanja%20Ryan%20Katherine%20Lidstone.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Reinventing nursing education in the face of a nursing shortagehttp://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/reinventing-nursing-education-in-the-face-of-a-nursing-shortage2017-07-24T07:00:00Z
BC wildfire support: tips to ease stress for families<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/wildfire-support-tips-to-ease-stress-for-families/ThinkstockPhotos-603910312.jpg" width="923" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC wildfire support: tips to ease stress for familiesOur hearts go out to all individuals and families affected by the BC wildfires. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/wildfire-support-tips-to-ease-stress-for-families2017-07-18T07:00:00Z
Ring road traffic flow changing to two-way<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/June%202017%20Campus%20Map.JPG" width="923" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Ring road traffic flow changing to two-wayEffective July 10, the ring road around the BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre will be reinstated to a two-way traffic pattern.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/ring-road-traffic-flow-changing-to-two-way2017-07-07T07:00:00Z
Don’t sweat it – keep cool this summer<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/ThinkstockPhotos-649360080.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Don’t sweat it – keep cool this summerKeeping cool during the long hot days of summer is not just about comfort, it’s also about safety. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/don’t-sweat-it-–-keep-cool-this-summer2017-07-05T07:00:00Z
5 summits. 2000+ youth. 1 common goal.<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/BOM8.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />5 summits. 2000+ youth. 1 common goal.It's hard to believe the 2017 Balancing Our Minds (BOM) community summits have come to a close. Five summits brought together more than 14 school districts with over 2000 students participating from across BC. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/balancing-our-minds-5-summits-more-than-2000-youth-one-common-goal2017-06-27T07:00:00Z
Hannah's scar has a story<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/website.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Hannah's scar has a storyhttp://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/her-scar-has-a-story2017-06-26T07:00:00Z
New arts program sparks creativity in psychiatric patients<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/DSC_46401.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New arts program sparks creativity in psychiatric patientsArts Umbrella and BC Children's Hospital celebrated a new program that gives child and youth psychiatric patients the opportunity to explore the wonderful world of art with the guidance of professional art instructors. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/new-arts-program-sparks-creativity-in-psychiatric-patients2017-06-26T07:00:00Z
Even superheroes have blood transfusions<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/IMG_5582.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Even superheroes have blood transfusionsFive-year-old Mitch Head loves ninja turtles, LEGO and superheroes, in fact, when he’s at BC Children’s Hospital you’ll likely see him wearing a superhero t-shirt and hat, often alongside his big brother Nelson. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/even-superheroes-have-blood-transfusions2017-06-12T07:00:00Z

 


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