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Shared on these pages are the journeys of our patients and their families, and the stories of our hard working health care workers, medical staff, researchers and volunteers.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions – Overdose prevention site<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Screenshot%202023-03-15%20134335.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Frequently Asked Questions – Overdose prevention siteRead the frequently asked questions about the overdose prevention site at BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/frequently-asked-questions-–-overdose-prevention-site2023-03-15T07:00:00Z
Overdose prevention site comes to BC Women’s<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/van.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Overdose prevention site comes to BC Women’sA mobile overdose prevention site (OPS) is coming to BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre Thursday, March 16. Read who it will help.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/overdose-prevention-site-comes-to-bc-women’s2023-03-15T07:00:00Z
BC Women's leads the way as B.C. becomes first in Canada to offer free prescription contraception<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/BC%20Womens%20February%2015%202023-9925.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Women's leads the way as B.C. becomes first in Canada to offer free prescription contraceptionBC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre has played a key role in the policy development, advocacy and implementation planning with collaborators and government on access to subsidized contraception, recently announced as funded within the BC Budget 2023. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-womens-leads-the-way-as-b-c-becomes-first-in-canada-to-offer-free-prescription-contraception2023-03-09T08:00:00Z
Everyone is invited! Round dance at C&W campus on March 20<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/GettyImages-1333582358.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Everyone is invited! Round dance at C&W campus on March 20C&W Indigenous Health and the host nations invite everyone to celebrate the Coast Salish new year through a ceremony and dance of decolonial love. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/everyone-is-invited-round-dance-march-202023-03-06T08:00:00Z
Eagles soar over annual march for murdered & missing women & girls<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/mmiw-march-photo-phsa.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Eagles soar over annual march for murdered & missing women & girlsBarbara-Jean Johnson and Caterina Marra are Indigenous patient navigators, who participated in the annual women’s march. They’re sharing their experiences at the event. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/eagles-soar-over-annual-march-for-murdered-missing-women-girls2023-02-16T08:00:00Z
Wonder baby survives and thrives thanks to the skilled health-care providers at C&W<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/first%20week%20of%20life.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Wonder baby survives and thrives thanks to the skilled health-care providers at C&WChelsea Belleau and Benjamin Nickel tried for six years to have a baby before turning to in vitro fertilization. The couple had just one viable embryo and when they discovered their fetus had a severe abnormality, they turned to skilled teams at C&W.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/wonder-baby-survives-and-thrives-thanks-to-the-skilled-health-care-providers-at-c-w2023-01-19T08:00:00Z
BC Women's 2023 New Year's Baby<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/baby%20Erwan.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Women's 2023 New Year's BabyBC Women’s welcomed its first baby of 2023 during the wee hours of New Year’s Day.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-womens-2023-new-years-baby2023-01-11T08:00:00Z
Santa brings Christmas cheer to kids and PHSA staff<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/baby%20and%20santa.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Santa brings Christmas cheer to kids and PHSA staffSanta Claus is back in the air again with the help of BC Emergency Health Services. Read about his stop at the BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/santa-brings-christmas-cheer-to-kids-and-phsa-staff2022-12-22T08:00:00Z
Four decades of work and four generations born at BC Women's<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/anna%20and%20family%202022.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Four decades of work and four generations born at BC Women'shttp://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/four-decades-of-work-and-four-generations-born-at-bc-womens2022-11-04T07:00:00Z
Donors urgently needed for BC Women’s Provincial Milk Bank<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Cindy%20and%20Ethan%20small.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Donors urgently needed for BC Women’s Provincial Milk BankSupplies of donor breast milk are critically low at the BC Women’s Provincial Milk Bank. Read one mother’s story about how she unexpectedly needed donor milk and is now paying it forward.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/donors-urgently-needed-for-bc-women’s-provincial-milk-bank2022-10-25T07:00:00Z

 
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