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Meet the care providers at BC Children's Hospital who went above and beyond in 2020<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Salina%20Sachedina.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Meet the care providers at BC Children's Hospital who went above and beyond in 2020Staff members and teams were recognized for their hard work and dedication in 2020 through an annual awards program. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/meet-the-care-providers-at-bc-childrens-hospital-who-went-above-and-beyond-in-20202021-02-10T08:00:00Z
Heart health and innovation with Dr. Shubhayan Sanatani<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Dr-Shu-Sanatani-960x717.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Heart health and innovation with Dr. Shubhayan SanataniAs a leader in pediatric services in British Columbia, and a teaching and research facility for child health, health care innovation is important at BC Children's Hospital. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/heart-health-innovation-dr-shubhayan-sanatani2021-02-09T08:00:00Z
Using a 'happy place' to help children and youth overcome chronic complex pain<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Javed%20wide%20better.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Using a 'happy place' to help children and youth overcome chronic complex painBC Children’s experts provide guidance on how managing thoughts can be one tool to help children free themselves from debilitating pain.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/using-a-happy-place-to-help-children-and-youth-overcome-chronic-complex-pain2021-02-05T08:00:00Z
BC Children’s Hospital ambulatory clinics pivot to virtual health during COVID-19<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/BCCH%20virtual%20halth%20graphic.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Children’s Hospital ambulatory clinics pivot to virtual health during COVID-19“I think we still have lots of learning, but it’s been really great.” At BC Children’s Hospital, the rewards of transitioning services from in-person to virtual far outweigh the challenges.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-children’s-hospital-ambulatory-clinics-pivot-to-virtual-health-during-covid-192021-01-20T08:00:00Z
One surgery changed everything: how nine-year-old Sahil overcame a lifetime of seizures<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Sahil-POD-960x717.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />One surgery changed everything: how nine-year-old Sahil overcame a lifetime of seizures"One surgery changed everything," said Rekha Raman, mother of nine-year-old Sahil, a BC Children's Hospital patient. Sahil had severe epileptic seizures from the time he was 18 months old until his surgery this past September 2020. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/one-surgery-changed-everything-how-sahil-overcame-lifetime-seizures2021-01-11T08:00:00Z
Dr. Laura Sauvé on being genuinely engaged, what has surprised her during COVID-19 and receiving a prestigious award<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Suave,%20Laura%20(3).jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Laura Sauvé on being genuinely engaged, what has surprised her during COVID-19 and receiving a prestigious awardWhen Dr. Laura Sauvé was asked to support Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC), the work was expected to take about one day a week. Little did she know her role would evolve to so much more. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-laura-sauve-on-being-genuinely-engaged-what-has-surprised-her-during-covid19-and-receiving-a-prestigious-award2021-01-06T08:00:00Z
Thank you for your generous donations<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/santas-workshop-thank-you-edited.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Thank you for your generous donationsThis past year has been hard in many different ways and as we reflect on the challenges we have had to face, we can also celebrate the immense generosity and outpouring of kindness that we also saw in 2020.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/thank-you-for-your-generous-donations2021-01-05T08:00:00Z
Think before you post: Practicing self-care about eating behaviour during COVID-19<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/teen%20mental%20health%203%20pic.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Think before you post: Practicing self-care about eating behaviour during COVID-19The holidays are often a time of indulgence and this year, they’re taking place during a pandemic, which can lead to concerns about overeating. But before you post your weight worries on social media, think about those who may misinterpret the message.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/think-before-you-post-practicing-self-care-and-self-compassion-about-eating-behaviour-during-the-pandemic2020-12-21T08:00:00Z
A game-changer: Finding a new way to test for COVID-19<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/goldfarb-lab-team-banner.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A game-changer: Finding a new way to test for COVID-19Staff in multiple programs across PHSA stepped up and worked together to create the new mouth rinse and gargle sample test.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/a-game-changer-finding-a-new-way-to-test-for-covid192020-12-18T08:00:00Z
Nurse to know: Nicole Sacco<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Nicole-Sacco.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Nurse to know: Nicole SaccoMeet Nicole Sacco, Registered Nurse, Emergency Department at BC Children's Hospital. As the Year of the Nurse and Midwife comes to an end, we want to share her story.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/nurse-to-know-nicole-sacco2020-12-14T08:00:00Z

 


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