2013 Family Centred Care Awards

Posted by Linda M. Tobias on 19 December 2013 | 1 Comments


Last month, patients and their families recognized 14 individuals — from BC Children’s Hospital, BC Women’s Hospital NICU and Sunny Hill Health Centre — who had gone above and beyond in demonstrating the principles of patient & family centred care. The...

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Holiday Giving

Posted by Winnie Tam on 10 December 2013 | 0 Comments

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  The holidays are a time when we celebrate and reflect on the past year. It’s also a time when we have plenty of opportunity to give back to our community and help others to fully enjoy the season. Here are a...

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Closing the campaign, opening a new future for BC's kids

Posted by Tara Turner on 2 December 2013 | 0 Comments

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After five years, and with help from over 80,000 donors across BC, we’ve reached our campaign goal to build a new BC Children’s Hospital! Right now, redevelopment teams are reviewing the three sets of proposals to decide who will win...

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Giving Tuesday II

Posted by Angela Crowthers on 29 November 2013 | 0 Comments

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Get Ready for Giving Tuesday - December 3, 2013 On Tuesday December 3, join thousands of others across Canada and worldwide who will participate in Giving Tuesday by volunteering your time, sharing your social media voice or making a contribution.  What is...

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A new hospital: just $5 million away!

Posted by Teri Nicholas, President & CEO on 26 November 2013 | 0 Comments

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After many years of hard work and a tremendous expression of support from people across the province, BC Children's Hospital Foundation is in the final stages of fundraising for the $200-million Campaign for BC Children, to support the construction of...

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Giving Tuesday

Posted by Angela Crowther on 6 November 2013 | 0 Comments

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Countdown to Canada’s First "Giving Tuesday" on December 3, 2013 Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, two of the busiest shopping days for retail and online deals following the US Thanksgiving holiday, but have you heard of Giving...

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Tea Time Benefits Nurses At Children's Hospital

Posted by Joanna Newman on 15 October 2013 | 1 Comments

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At Children's Hospital there is an internal staff newsletter that shares updates on the many programs on site.  While I was perusing this online newsletter, I came across a lovely written piece about staff from 3R, the inpatient post-surgical unit,...

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A Big Day at BC Children’s Hospital

Posted by on 9 October 2013 | 0 Comments

This afternoon was anything but typical for kids at BC Children’s Hospital. Canadian country superstar and Sony Music recording artist, Gord Bamford, celebrated his recent Canadian Country Music Association Award by presenting a $10,000 cheque from the Gord Bamford Charitable Foundation...

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Chinese Cuisine at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver

Posted by Winnie Tam on 7 October 2013 | 0 Comments

What comes to mind when you think of the Four Seasons Hotel? Elegance, impeccable service, warm hospitality? The Four Seasons is all of that and more – and now you can add superb Chinese cuisine to its list of accolades. Bolstering...

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A Royal Purple Welcome for Grace

Posted by Joanna Newman on 4 October 2013 | 0 Comments

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Our Champion Child, Grace Teboekhorst, and her family are getting ready to leave on their Champions Across Canada trip tomorrow morning, and I couldn't be more excited for them!  To get them ready for their big trip, Walmart Canada gave...

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