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Simulation Week<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/sims.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Simulation WeekSeptember 11-15 is the first annual Simulation Week declared by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.
Let's talk about [painful] sex<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/woman-on-bed.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Let's talk about [painful] sexSeptember 4 is World Sexual Health Day, and in light of this day we’re tackling a topic that many women may be embarrassed to discuss: sexual pain.
International Overdose Awareness Day<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/overdose-woman.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />International Overdose Awareness DayAugust 31 is recognized as International Overdose Awareness Day. On April 14, 2016 a public health emergency was declared with the rapid rise of opioid-related overdoses and overdose deaths seen nationwide.
Coming full circle<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/jon-wong.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Coming full circleOne of the things we’ve noticed at BC Women’s is that there’s a trend where former patients return to the hospital at some capacity whether it is to volunteer or join the team as a hospital staff member or health care provider.
World Hepatitis DayWorld Hepatitis DayJuly 28 is World Hepatitis Day. Hepatitis is a viral disease that affects the liver causing inflammation and can result in liver disease.
"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. As one of four hospitals in Canada to collect cord blood donations, we're shining a light on the amazing impact that 'giving life twice' can have when a newborn's cord blood is donated.
Cord Blood donations fuel vital research helping premature babies<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/pregnant-woman.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Cord Blood donations fuel vital research helping premature babiesJuly is Cord Blood Donation Awareness month.
BC Women's Urgent Care Centre now open<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/UCC%20pt%20room%2010%203.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Women's Urgent Care Centre now openImagine a busy maternity assessment and treatment area that sees more than 12,000 patients each year.
National Indigenous Peoples Day<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/nad3.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />National Indigenous Peoples DayOn June 21, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that National Aboriginal Day will be renamed National Indigenous Peoples Day to better reflect the Indigenous people and culture.
Happy Father’s Day<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/fathers-day.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Happy Father’s Day​At BC Women’s the focus is on women and newborn health, but fathers also play a vital role.’s-day2017-06-16T07:00:00Z

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