Skip to main content

Stories

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.

 

 

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
Flu first line of defence: flu shot<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/GettyImages-1401944003.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Flu first line of defence: flu shotThe flu can be a serious illness where pregnant women, young children, the very ill and elderly are most at risk of health threatening complications. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/flu-first-line-of-defence2022-10-03T07:00:00Z
Collection centre closes after helping to battle COVID-19 locally and beyond<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/image%20CC.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Collection centre closes after helping to battle COVID-19 locally and beyondThe COVID-19 collection centre at BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre is shutting down on September 29. Read how it has played an integral role in the pandemic response, both in B.C. and around the world.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/c-w-collection-centre-closes-after-helping-to-battle-covid-192022-09-29T07:00:00Z
New study shows COVID-19 vaccines safe during pregnancy<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Pregnant%20and%20vaccinated.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New study shows COVID-19 vaccines safe during pregnancyA new study finds that COVID-19 mRNA vaccines, the vaccines we have available here in B.C., are safe to use during pregnancy. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-study-shows-covid19-vaccines-safe-during-pregnancy2022-08-22T07:00:00Z
Monkeypox vaccine in B.C.<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/GettyImages-1403265891.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Monkeypox vaccine in B.C.The Province of British Columbia is making monkeypox vaccines available to people across B.C.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/monkeypox-vaccine-in-b-c2022-07-29T07:00:00Z
Tips for pregnant people to stay safe during the summer heat<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/GettyImages-1226112459.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Tips for pregnant people to stay safe during the summer heatPregnant people are more likely to get heat exhaustion or even heat stroke than the general public. Read the advice from a BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre expert.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/tips-for-pregnant-women-to-stay-safe-during-the-summer-heat-wave2022-06-24T07:00:00Z
In honour of National Nursing Week, hear from some of our dedicated and compassionate nurses<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/BCCH%20Nurses%20(1).png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />In honour of National Nursing Week, hear from some of our dedicated and compassionate nursesNational Nursing Week is a time for us to thank our nurses for their contributions and for continuing to care for the health and well-being of mothers and babies across the province. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/in-honour-of-national-nursing-week-hear-from-some-of-our-compassionate-nurses2022-05-09T07:00:00Z
Katie of all trades<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/katie.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Katie of all tradesIt’s Patient Experience Week and we’re profiling Katie Olson,​ who works behind the scenes to enhance the health-care journey of patients and families at BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/katie-of-all-trades2022-04-28T07:00:00Z
Celebrating our dedicated volunteers<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Laura%20and%20Arman.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Celebrating our dedicated volunteersNational Volunteer Week, running this year from April 24-30, is a time to thank the many dedicated and passionate volunteers for their time and efforts, and recognize the incredible impact they have on the community at BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/celebrating-our-dedicated-volunteers2022-04-27T07:00:00Z

 
SOURCE: Stories ( )
Page printed: . Unofficial document if printed. Please refer to SOURCE for latest information.

Copyright © BC Women's Hospital. All Rights Reserved.

    Copyright © 2022 Provincial Health Services Authority.