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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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New Hospital Update: Floor 4

Posted by BCCHF Communications on 3 July 2015 | 2 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 | 1 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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