Spinal surgeries in children can be complex and delicate operations. When they go well, they can help restore the health of kids with severe scoliosis and other painful and debilitating conditions. But when complications occur, they can lead to longer hospital stays, additional surgeries or lifelong disabilities.Read More
Kids can face many unknowns at a hospital, such as unfamiliar procedures, needles used in blood tests and immunizations, and massive pieces of equipment. But by learning how to cope with their fears, they can improve management of their anxiety and make a positive difference to their hospital experiences and overall well-being. That’s why Dr. Theresa Newlove, head of the...Read More
The practice of using 3D technology to improve care isn’t entirely new to BC Children’s Hospital. Before the program, BC Children’s would partner with hospitals like SickKids in Toronto to commission 3D printed models for its patients. Carter Dieno is one of them.Read More
Thanks to a transformative gift from Kirmac Collision & Autoglass and the McIntosh family, BC Children's Hospital has Western Canada's first pediatric 3D technology program. This technology will now be used to prepare for procedures in ways never before possible.Read More
BC Children's is the only hospital in the province devoted exclusively to children
kids visit the hospital for specialized pediatric services each year
researchers on our campus work tirelessly to discover new treatments
With the Teck Acute Care Centre, we've launched a new era in pediatric health care.
All designed with our kids, families and caregivers to redefine how we heal.
Our kids now have more privacy, as well as space for their families to stay overnight.
made in the first year of our CAUSES program - giving families new hope
gave more kids access to our specialized care in their own communities
We celebrate our successes through a host of events throughout the year, and offer special recognition for years of service.
"I thought it slowed me down, but I believe now that I can do anything I want—no matter how many surgeries I've had. I wouldn't be the same person without those scars." — AveryAvery's story