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Honouring women’s voices and values in health care

BC Women's is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education.

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Saving infants’ lives in Malawi: New project aims to improve diagnosis and care for sepsis<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/pascal-lavoie---web-story.png?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Saving infants’ lives in Malawi: New project aims to improve diagnosis and care for sepsisDr. Lavoie and a team of BC Children’s Hospital researchers are working with health care providers in Malawi, one of Africa’s smallest and least developed countries, to develop a tool to improve early diagnosis of neonatal sepsis. /about/news-stories/saving-infants’-lives-in-malawi-new-project-aims-to-improve-diagnosis-and-care-for-sepsisLearn more here
Congratulations to BC Women’s NICU team for recognition in excellence of quality of care<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Maria-Abrams-Ronnie-Hamman-Julie-De-Salaberry-Horacio-Osiovich-Sandesh-Shivananda-Valoria-Hait.png?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Congratulations to BC Women’s NICU team for recognition in excellence of quality of careWe’re excited to announce that BC Women’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) team was named runner up for BCPQC’s 2018 Quality Award for Excellence in Quality: Getting Better. The award celebrates a project that improved care for acute illness or injury./about/news-stories/congratulations-to-bc-women’s-nicu-teamLearn more here
More than just a job<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/ainslie-cook.png?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />More than just a jobOur outreach workers provide frontline care and support ensuring patients are continuing to access the care they require. Many aren’t aware of the kind of work our outreach workers provide.../about/news-stories/more-than-just-a-jobLearn more here

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Site Redevelopment & BC Women's

There is a lot of construction happening! For the most up-to-date information regarding site redevelopment project, visit ​the Redevelopment website, follow the project on Twitter, or like it on Facebook. ​And check out some of the fact sheets, such as the ones on the Milk Handling Room​ or the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit​to learn more details of what's happening with the site redevelopment project​.​​

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Premature infants and parents to benefit from new partnershipPremature infants and parents to benefit from new partnershipVANCOUVER – Premature babies and their parents throughout British Columbia will now benefit from an innovative skin-to-skin attachment program that has long-term benefits for both mom and baby.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/premature-infants-and-parents-to-benefit-from-new-partnership2017-11-15T08:00:00Z
New Teck Acute Care Centre: a healing environment for B.C. children and womenNew Teck Acute Care Centre: a healing environment for B.C. children and womenhttp://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/new-teck-acute-care-centre-a-healing-environment-for-b-c-children-and-women2017-10-20T07:00:00Z
Island Health supports fragile babies & caregivers during breastfeeding weekIsland Health supports fragile babies & caregivers during breastfeeding weekhttp://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/island-health-supports-fragile-babies-caregivers-during-breastfeeding-week2017-10-02T07:00:00Z
Finding ways to support parents’ decisions through diagnosis of genetic disordersFinding ways to support parents’ decisions through diagnosis of genetic disordershttp://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/finding-ways-to-support-parents’-decisions-through-diagnosis-of-genetic-disorders2017-09-27T07:00:00Z
Groundbreaking discovery uncovers key to understanding endometriosisGroundbreaking discovery uncovers key to understanding endometriosishttp://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/groundbreaking-discovery-uncovers-key-to-understanding-endometriosis2017-05-11T07:00:00Z

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