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Jun 06, 2019

3D Technology Program Launch

donors and supporters, innovation, news

BC Children’s Hospital Foundation announces the first pediatric 3D Technology Program of its kind in Western Canada, made possible through the support of the Ian & Ken McIntosh Families and Kirmac Cares for Kids.

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May 07, 2019

Spinal Surgeries

innovation, surgery, research

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.

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May 07, 2019

Belly Breath App

innovation, research, mental health

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...

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Nov 20, 2018

3D Technology: Carter's Story

innovation

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.

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Nov 20, 2018

3D Technology Program

donors and supporters, innovation

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.

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BC Children's is the only hospital in the province devoted exclusively to children

93,000

kids visit the hospital for specialized pediatric services each year

1,000+

researchers on our campus work tirelessly to discover new treatments

Together, we are changing kids' lives.

Raised to transform child health

With the Teck Acute Care Centre, we've launched a new era in pediatric health care.

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Pieces of purpose-built art in our new facility

All designed with our kids, families and caregivers to redefine how we heal.

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Single patient rooms

Our kids now have more privacy, as well as space for their families to stay overnight.

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Rare disease diagnoses

made in the first year of our CAUSES program - giving families new hope

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Travelling clinics across BC last year

gave more kids access to our specialized care in their own communities

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Employee events and recognition

We celebrate our successes through a host of events throughout the year, and offer special recognition for years of service.

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Beating the odds

"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." — Avery 

Avery's story
Beating the odds

Our priorities

More than a million kids count on BC Children's Hospital. We're on a quest to transform health care for all of them. 

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Donors like you are the reason we can aim higher for our kids. Discover the successes that you’ve made possible.

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