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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.

 

 

The value of one, the power of many - thank you to our volunteers<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/BCCH-volunteer-week-3.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The value of one, the power of many - thank you to our volunteersIn 2020, many volunteers supported BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre while safely following COVID-19 guidelines – their contributions are inspiring.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/thank-you-volunteers-20212021-04-20T07:00:00Z
Dr. Ariane Alimenti reflects on 20 years at the Oak Tree Clinic<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Ariane-IWD-web.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Ariane Alimenti reflects on 20 years at the Oak Tree ClinicDr. Ariane Alimenti, a pediatric HIV expert has been an invaluable member of BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre's Oak Tree Clinic for 20 years and has cared for children impacted by HIV since the beginning of the HIV epidemic.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-ariane-alimenti-reflects-on-20-years-at-the-oak-tree-clinic2021-03-08T08:00:00Z
Meet the care providers who went above and beyond in 2020<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Jody-Nikkinen-1-960x718.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Meet the care providers who went above and beyond in 2020Staff members and teams were recognized for their hard work and dedication in 2020 through an annual awards program. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/meet-the-care-providers-who-went-above-and-beyond-in-20202021-02-10T08:00:00Z
A difficult pregnancy during a pandemic – one family’s first-hand account<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Screenshot%202021-01-28%20103524.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A difficult pregnancy during a pandemic – one family’s first-hand accountGoing through labour and delivery during COVID-19 might seem a bit scary, but it’s still safe to seek care. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/a-difficult-pregnancy-during-a-pandemic-one-familys-first-hand-account2021-01-29T08:00:00Z
Lianne Ritch receives Award of Distinction from the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Lianne-960x717.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Lianne Ritch receives Award of Distinction from the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor GeneralOver the last 25 years, Lianne's work has had a lasting impact in the field of sexual assault and gender-based violence. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/lianne-ritch-receives-award-of-distinction-from-the-ministry-of-public-safety-and-solicitor-general2021-01-21T08:00:00Z
BC Women's patient thankful for help through heart-wrenching time<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/2013-03-2(1).jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Women's patient thankful for help through heart-wrenching timeKeana Huntley’s baby was born three months early, weighing just a little more than one pound – and the 17-year-old still managed to find the strength to finish high school remotely, while at BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-womens-patient-thankful-for-help-through-heart-wrenching-time2021-01-08T08:00:00Z
Thank you for your generous donations<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/santas-workshop-thank-you-edited.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Thank you for your generous donationsThis past year has been hard in many different ways and as we reflect on the challenges we have had to face, we can also celebrate the immense generosity and outpouring of kindness that we also saw in 2020.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/thank-you-for-your-generous-donations2021-01-05T08:00:00Z
Nurse to know: Ciara McGeough<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Ciara%20photo%20Nurse%20to%20Know.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Nurse to know: Ciara McGeoughMeet Ciara McGeough, Professional Practice Leader for Nursing at BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre. As the Year of the Nurse and Midwife comes to an end, we want to share her story.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/nurse-to-know-ciara-mcgeough2020-12-14T08:00:00Z
Midwife to know: Jenn Nguyen<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Jenn%20Ferrer%20Pt.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Midwife to know: Jenn NguyenMeet ​Jenn Nguyen, Registered Midwife at BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre. Find out what inspired her to enter midwifery and see her featured in a documentary series by the Canadian Association of Midwives.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/midwife-to-know-jenn-nguyen2020-12-11T08:00:00Z
New resource for families experiencing the loss of a baby<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/caring-baby-cover.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New resource for families experiencing the loss of a babyCaring for Yourself After the Loss of Your Baby is part of a suite of resources designed to provide support to families experiencing loss at BC Women's. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-resources-for-families-experiencing-the-loss-of-a-baby2020-12-07T08:00:00Z

 
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