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Miracle Challenge: Get Fit. Save Lives.

Posted by Angela Crowther on 31 August 2015 | 0 Comments

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Starting tomorrow, September 1st, individuals across Canada, the US and beyond will begin Miracle Challenge – 27 consecutive days of exercise to improve their health and support kids at their local children’s hospital through Children’s Miracle Network. Throughout the challenge, participants...

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New Hospital Update: Floor 1

Posted by BCCHF Communications on 3 July 2015 | 0 Comments

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Floor 1: Emergency The Emergency Department at BC Children’s is the busiest department in the hospital, with more than 44,000 visits from patients last year alone. It’s there that many patients make their first point of contact with the hospital. Care...

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New Hospital Update: Floor 3

Posted by BCCHF Communications on 3 July 2015 | 0 Comments

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Floor 3: Includes the Renal Dialysis Unit The Renal Dialysis Unit (RDU) at BC Children’s Hospital delivers care for children and youth with acute and chronic kidney problems and delivers therapies such as hemodialysis (cleansing of the blood and fluid removal...

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New Hospital Update: Floor 4

Posted by BCCHF Communications on 3 July 2015 | 0 Comments

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Floor 4: Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Caregivers in BC Children’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit treat more than 1,100 patients a year and serve patients who need intensive care and/or observation, electronic monitoring and/or mechanical life support. When it is relocated inside...

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New Hospital Update: Floor 8

Posted by BCCHF Communications on 3 July 2015 | 0 Comments

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Floor 8: Oncology/Hematology/Bone Marrow Transplant Program Currently, the Oncology/Hematology/Bone Marrow Transplant program is housed across three separate floors at BC Children’s. In the new Teck Acute Care Centre, the program will be combined on one floor, ensuring patients are closer to...

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New Hospital Update

Posted by Brittany Beaupre on 2 July 2015 | 0 Comments

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If you’ve been to BC Children’s Hospital in the last few months you will have noticed that the first few floors of the Teck Acute Care Centre are rapidly taking shape. Before construction even began, hospital administrators, caregivers and patient...

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From Lauren's Heart

Posted by Amanda Arneill on 1 July 2015 | 0 Comments

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Three years after Lauren's life was saved at BC Children's Hospital her family wants to give back to the amazing people who helped them through the roughest time of their lives. Amanda is running From Lauren's Heart Online Charity Auction throughout...

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Miracle Challenge

Posted by Angela Crowther on 16 June 2015 | 0 Comments

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Fire up your fitness routine this fall with Miracle Challenge! Miracle Challenge (formerly named Miracle Marathon) is a new fitness-focused fundraising initiative offered by Children’s Miracle Network (CMN), which supports 170 children’s hospitals across North America, including BC Children’s. For 27 days,...

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Miracle Weekend - Ryan teBoekhorst

Posted by Melinda teBoekhorst on 31 May 2015 | 3 Comments

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Thank you to Ryan's mom Melina, for submitting an update on Ryan during this year's Miracle Weekend. When I was 16 weeks pregnant it was discovered during a routine ultrasound that there was something wrong with the development of Ryan's abdomen....

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Miracle Weekend - Emily Ben

Posted by Shelley and Ben on 31 May 2015 | 0 Comments

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Thank you to the Ben Family for submitting their story through bcchf.ca/share. We want to hear your #MiracleMoment - share it with us on one of our social media channels or by visiting bcchf.ca/share. On June 2, 2004 we took our...

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