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Carson's letter to Santa<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Carson.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Carson's letter to Santa​Carson, an eight-year old boy being cared for at BC Children's Hospital, reads a letter to Santa in advance of his visit this month. This is the first time Santa will visit BC Children's since the opening of the Teck Acute Care Centre.
Santa’s elves share safety secrets this holiday season<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/collage%20large.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Santa’s elves share safety secrets this holiday seasonSanta’s elves took a break from their workshop to share safety secrets to help keep children full of cheer this holiday season.’s-elves-share-safety-secrets-this-holiday-season2017-12-07T08:00:00Z
May your days be merry & bright: mental wellness tips for the holiday season<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/ThinkstockPhotos-492076078.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />May your days be merry & bright: mental wellness tips for the holiday seasonIt’s that time of year where sleigh bells ring, children sing and there’s that extra bit of magic in the air.
The BC Children’s Hospital Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre celebrates its 10th anniversary<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/IMG_9715.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The BC Children’s Hospital Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre celebrates its 10th anniversarySupportive. Informative. Connection. Hope. Understanding. Empowerment. Meaningful. Non-judgemental. Inclusive.’s-hospital-kelty-mental-health-resource-centre-celebrates-its-10th-anniversary2017-11-30T08:00:00Z
Is it typical teen moodiness or depression? Dr. Ashley Miller shares tips<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/ThinkstockPhotos-523052814.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Is it typical teen moodiness or depression? Dr. Ashley Miller shares tipsPicture this: your son or daughter walks in the door after the school day. You ask them the usual questions such as how they are, how their day went, do they have any homework…and in response, they roll their eyes and go straight to their room.
Tele-health services support children province-wide<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/bellabella.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Tele-health services support children province-wide​When a 10-year-old girl arrived febrile, lethargic and coughing up blood at R.W. Large Memorial Hospital in Bella Bella recently, it’s unlikely her parents knew about the recent expansion of tele-health service connections to BC Children’s Hospital.
Be a hero – get your flu shot<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/immunization.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Be a hero – get your flu shot–-get-your-flu-shot2017-10-16T07:00:00Z
Remembering the Royal Visit<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/IMG_4982.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Remembering the Royal VisitToday we look back to one year ago to when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited BC to learn more about the being done within the child and youth mental health departments at BC Children's Hospital.
PHSA+ Award winner profile: Andria Anderson<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/AA.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />PHSA+ Award winner profile: Andria AndersonAndria Anderson is described as an outstanding colleague who embodies all PHSA values. A valuable member to BC Children’s Mental Health programs team, Andria’s ability to connect with people is one of her greatest assets.
Simulation Week<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/sims.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Simulation WeekSeptember 11-15 is the first annual of Simulation Week declared by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.


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