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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.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/bc-womens-urgent-care-centre-now-open2017-07-14T07:00:00Z
National Indigenous Peoples Day <img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/nad3.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />National Indigenous Peoples Day On 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. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/national-indigenous-peoples-day2017-06-21T07:00:00Z
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. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/happy-father’s-day2017-06-16T07:00:00Z
We are listening<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/doctor-patient-fam.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />We are listeningServing patients and supporting their families is what we do. At the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), we are putting patients and their families at the centre of everything we do – and we are committing to it in policy. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/we-are-listening2017-06-02T07:00:00Z
Dr. Ron Abrahams to receive Meritorious Service Cross<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Ron_Abrahams.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Ron Abrahams to receive Meritorious Service Crosshttp://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/dr-ron-abrahams-to-receive-meritorious-service-cross2017-05-31T07:00:00Z
BC Women's Access Clinic<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/girl-wheelchair.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Women's Access Clinichttp://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/bc-womens-access-clinic2017-05-26T07:00:00Z
Women-only overdose prevention site opens<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/woman-portrait.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Women-only overdose prevention site opensVancouver’s Downtown Eastside will be home to B.C.’s first overdose prevention site for women only through a partnership with BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre, Atira Women’s Resource Society, the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Coastal Health.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/women-only-overdose-prevention-site-opens2017-05-16T07:00:00Z
Patient receives honourary key to Teck Acute Care Centre <img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/sammy-key.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Patient receives honourary key to Teck Acute Care Centre On April 7, staff, physicians and project partners at BC Children’s and BC Women’s Hospitals celebrated the many milestones achieved by the new Teck Acute Care Centre Redevelopment Project. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/patient-receives-honourary-key-to-teck-acute-care-centre2017-04-07T07:00:00Z
World Health Day – Depression: Let’s talk<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/new-mom-baby.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />World Health Day – Depression: Let’s talkThe World Health Organization declared April 7, as World Health Day. Established in 1950, this awareness day is an opportunity to mobilize action around a specific health topic that affects everyone around the world. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/world-health-day-–-depression-let’s-talk2017-04-05T07:00:00Z
1 in 10 women has this condition & they don't even know it<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Woman-sitting-curled-up.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />1 in 10 women has this condition & they don't even know itMarch is Endometriosis Awareness Month, an important time to validate the afflictions that many women silently suffer through.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/1-in-10-women-has-this-condition-they-dont-even-know2017-03-10T08:00:00Z

 
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