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Helping children through a COVID-19 test<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Child%20swab%20test%20still%20frame-1.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Helping children through a COVID-19 testAs children in the province venture back into their regular activities, some may need to be tested for COVID-19. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/helping-children-through-a-covid-19-test2020-07-09T07:00:00Z
Banishing fear and anxiety one button at a time<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Group%20Button.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Banishing fear and anxiety one button at a time​Staff and clinicians at BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre know all-too-well that patients often have feelings of anxiety and fear at hospitals as they prepare to undergo their surgeries and procedures.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/banishing-fear-and-anxiety-one-button-at-a-time2020-07-06T07:00:00Z
#Beestrong: Easing the transition from acute care to rehabilitation at Sunny Hill<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/BeeStrong.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />#Beestrong: Easing the transition from acute care to rehabilitation at Sunny HillOn August 30, 2020, the Sunny Hill Health Centre will move from East Vancouver into a state-of-the-art facility at the BC Children’s Hospital, creating a more cohesive and seamless experience for our patients and their families. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/beestrong-easing-the-transition-from-acute-care-to-rehabilitation-at-sunny-hill2020-06-30T07:00:00Z
We're resuming services at BC Children's Hospital while keeping safety a priority<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/child%20appointment.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />We're resuming services at BC Children's Hospital while keeping safety a priorityPatients and families might have questions about what care may look like as our health care services resume during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/we-are-resuming-services-at-bc-childrens-hospital-while-keeping-safety-a-priority2020-06-29T07:00:00Z
Keeping children safe from window or balcony falls in warm weather<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/SKW2019-BC01.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Keeping children safe from window or balcony falls in warm weatherWith the weather warming up, BC Children's Hospital is encouraging parents and caregivers to keep children safe near windows and on balconies, especially with many families staying home more during the COVID-19 pandemic.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/keeping-children-safe-from-window-or-balcony-falls-in-warm-weather2020-06-25T07:00:00Z
Inflammatory reactions to COVID-19 in children<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/GettyImages-1038799988.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Inflammatory reactions to COVID-19 in childrenBC Children's Hospital is watching closely for a rare inflammatory reaction to COVID-19 in children.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/inflammatory-reactions-to-covid19-in-children2020-05-28T07:00:00Z
The success story behind the COVID-19 testing site<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/elisa.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The success story behind the COVID-19 testing siteWhen the COVID-19 pandemic first began in the province and the call went out for health-care workers to help staff the COVID-19 testing site at BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre, nurses didn't hesitate to step up.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/the-success-story-behind-the-covid19-testing-site2020-05-27T07:00:00Z
How the lab at BC Children’s and BC Women’s supported our COVID-19 response<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/CW%20Lab%20staff-1.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />How the lab at BC Children’s and BC Women’s supported our COVID-19 responsehttp://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/how-the-lab-at-bc-children’s-and-bc-women’s-supported-our-covid-19-response2020-05-25T07:00:00Z
BC Children's nurse with a heart of gold wins PHSA+ award<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Dolly%20Khanna%20PHSA+%20-7.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Children's nurse with a heart of gold wins PHSA+ awardDolly Khanna has been a nurse for close to three decades and, as a winner of a PHSA+ Award this year, she shares what skills have helped her most throughout her career.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-childrens-nurse-with-heart-of-gold-wins-award2020-05-15T07:00:00Z
Nurses provide hundreds of B.C. health-care workers with crucial COVID-19 advice this spring<img alt="COVID-19 Staff resource line workers" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Staff-resource-line-nurses-+-manager-web.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Nurses provide hundreds of B.C. health-care workers with crucial COVID-19 advice this springhttp://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/nurses-provide-hundreds-of-b-c-health-care-workers-with-crucial-covid-19-advice-this-spring2020-05-14T07:00:00Z

 


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