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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.

 

 

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" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Congratulations to BC Women’s NICU team for recognition in excellence of quality of careThe BC Patient Safety and Quality Council (BCPQC) recently announced its 2018 Quality Awards celebrating individuals, teams and facilities that have improved the quality of care in BC.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/congratulations-to-bc-women’s-nicu-team2017-11-09T08:00:00Z
Teck Acute Care Centre’s first baby<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/teck-baby.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Teck Acute Care Centre’s first babyThe first baby born at the Teck Acute Care Centre has a family connection: his big brother was born in the existing labour and delivery operating suites at BC Women’s Hospital +Health Centre. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/teck-acute-care-centre’s-first-baby2017-11-01T07:00:00Z
Debbie Cheong awarded British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association Educator of the Year<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/debbie-cheong.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Debbie Cheong awarded British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association Educator of the YearCongratulations to Debbie Cheong for receiving British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) Educator of the Year! http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/debbie-cheong-awarded-bcrpa-educator-of-the-year2017-10-10T07:00:00Z
New Milk Handling Room opens in the Teck Acute Care Centre<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/milk-handling.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New Milk Handling Room opens in the Teck Acute Care CentreWe’re excited to announce the opening of the Milk Handling Room in the new Teck Acute Care Centre at BC Children’s Hospital. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/new-milk-handling-room-opens-in-the-teck-acute-care-centre2017-10-04T07:00:00Z
A mother's gift<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/cassidy.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A mother's giftWhen Vicki Venables was pregnant with her second child, alarm bells rang during a routine prenatal visit with her family doctor. The doctor was unable to hear a heartbeat even though Vicki felt a lot of movement inside. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/a-mothers-gift2017-10-02T07:00:00Z
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.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/simulation-week2017-09-14T07:00:00Z
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. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/lets-talk-about-painful-sex2017-08-30T07:00:00Z
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.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/international-overdose-awareness-day2017-08-29T07:00:00Z
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.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/coming-full-circle2017-08-02T07:00:00Z
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. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/world-hepatitis-day2017-07-28T07:00:00Z

 
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