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When medical waste is another’s treasure<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/kathryn-fam.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />When medical waste is another’s treasureMothers who give birth at BC Women’s have the unique opportunity to really make a difference and, ultimately save a life.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/when-medical-waste-is-another’s-treasure2018-07-20T07:00:00Z
Women’s Health Research Institute becomes UBC Faculty of Medicine Research Centre<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/researcher.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Women’s Health Research Institute becomes UBC Faculty of Medicine Research CentreWe're excited to announce that the Women's Health Research Centre (WHRI) is recognized as a UBC Faculty of Medicine Research Centre.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/women’s-health-research-institute-becomes-ubc-faculty-of-medicine-research-centre2018-07-03T07:00:00Z
National Indigenous Peoples Day<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/indigenous-day.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />National Indigenous Peoples DayOn June 21, we celebrated National Indigenous Peoples Day at BC Women’s and reflected on our commitment to providing safe quality care for all of our patients.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/national-indigenous-peoples-day-(2)2018-06-26T07:00:00Z
Dr. Gina Ogilvie receives a 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction Award<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/gina.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Gina Ogilvie receives a 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction AwardCongratulations to Dr. Gina Ogilvie for being awarded a 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction Award in the Research & Sciences category! http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-gina-ogilvie-receives-a-2018-ymca-women-of-distinction-award2018-06-14T07:00:00Z
A once practical gift that became so much more<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/mom-milk.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A once practical gift that became so much moreWhen Amanda McCrimmon was pregnant with her first child in 2010, she noticed a brochure she received in a package from her midwife. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/a-once-practical-gift-that-becomes-so-much-more2018-05-11T07:00:00Z
International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/distressed-woman.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological DiseasesMay 12 is International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/international-awareness-day-for-chronic-immunological-and-neurological-diseases12018-05-08T07:00:00Z
Concentrate and be nice to yourself for better sex<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/couple-in-bed.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Concentrate and be nice to yourself for better sexNew book details the scientific evidence behind bringing mindfulness into the bedroom. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/concentrate-and-be-nice-to-yourself-for-better-sex2018-04-23T07:00:00Z
When giving is just as, if not more rewarding<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/MacDonald--Noel.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />When giving is just as, if not more rewardingVolunteers are an important part of our organization and hospital; they contribute greatly impacting our patients’ experiences. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/when-giving-is-just-as-if-not-more-rewarding2018-04-16T07:00:00Z
Annual patient survey results<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/feedback.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Annual patient survey resultsThank you for sharing; we are listening! For the past ten years we have been asking about your experiences at BC Women’s and for your ideas to help us improve our services.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/annual-patient-survey-results2018-03-27T07:00:00Z
New Learning Series Prepares Health Sector Workers to Respond to Violence<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Faces%20of%20GBV%20for%20story.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New Learning Series Prepares Health Sector Workers to Respond to ViolenceWith the #MeToo movement bringing increased awareness to the alarming prevalence among women experiencing sexual harassment and/or assault, the once "silent" issue of gender-based violence is garnering attention. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-learning-series-prepares-health-sector-workers-to-respond-to-violence2018-03-08T08:00:00Z

 
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