If a child has a serious asthma attack or breaks a bone, parents know exactly where to go for help. But when it comes to depression, anxiety or an array of other conditions that affect the mental health of children, knowing where to turn can be difficult. And often, the confusion and stigma surrounding mental health prevents many from seeking help in...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
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.
"Blayke may never be able to conquer Turner syndrome fully, but she fights every day to make sure it doesn’t stop her from being her." — Cassandra, Blayke's momBlayke's story