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Caregiver Series: Analyn Perez

Posted by Dana Kelly on 25 November 2015 | 1 Comments

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Analyn Perez navigates the tight, overcrowded hallways of the Oncology Department at BC Children’s Hospital with ease. She’s been here countless times over the past 17 years. Perez, a procedure nurse, has one of the most challenging jobs in the department....

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Over the past few weeks, we have been inundated by headlines proclaiming processed meat is just as carcinogenic as smoking, and red meat is probably harmful, too. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), part of the World Health...

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New Hospital Information Pop Ups

Posted by Dana Kelly on 10 November 2015 | 0 Comments

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There’s a flurry of activity surrounding BC Children’s Hospital these days. Piece by piece, layer by layer, the new Teck Acute Care Centre (TACC), the key component of the second phase of the hospital’s redevelopment, is starting to take shape....

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Festival of Trees: Celebrate the season

Posted by Brittany Beaupre on 9 November 2015 | 0 Comments

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'Tis the season for beautifully decorated trees and sparkling ornaments! Set in the hallways of the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and Pacific Centre, the 29th annual Festival of Trees Vancouver is a must-see holiday tradition. Last year alone, this seasonal event raised over...

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Extra Life 24-hour Gaming Marathon

Posted by Brittany Beaupre on 26 October 2015 | 0 Comments

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Extra Life 24-hour Gaming Marathon To the outsider, gamers often appear to play in small groups or in isolation. In reality they form a huge community, often collaborating with individuals across town and around the world. On Saturday, November 7, over...

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Vancouver Whitecaps FC Commit to BC children

Posted by Terra Scheer on 30 September 2015 | 2 Comments

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Smiles all around the hospital yesterday as the Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced a partnership with BC Children’s Hospital Foundation that will see $1 million raised through the club’s 50/50 program and other charitable events and initiatives in...

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Meet Aidan Chin

Posted by Joanna Newman on 22 September 2015 | 0 Comments

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It’s a special day here at BC Children’s Hospital Foundation as we get to share the great news that 16-year-old Aidan Chin is our new ambassador, from now until Miracle Weekend on June 1 & 2, 2016.  We couldn’t be...

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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 | 1 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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