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BC Children's and Sunny Hill
February 6, 2012
Give Your Child a Safe Start, a new DVD from BC Children’s Hospital can help parents and caregivers keep young children safe.
PHSA
February 3, 2012
Leading their industry in recruitment and retention, and offering exceptional places to work, Providence Health Care (PHC), Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), and the Fraser Health Authority (FHA) have been recognized as four of the province’s leading employers.
BC Cancer
January 31, 2012
BC Cancer Agency Centre for the North has added to its core medical team with the hiring of medical oncologist Dr. Christian Fibich and medical physicist Piotr Dubrowski.
BC Children's and Sunny Hill
January 26, 2012
Larry Gold, President, BC Children’s Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre, has been appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres (CAPHC) for a two-year term.
BC Children's and Sunny Hill
January 24, 2012
Researchers have found a genetic variation predisposing children to six-times greater risk of developing metabolic syndrome when taking second-generation anti-psychotic medications.
BC Mental Health
January 24, 2012
Fraser Health and the Provincial Health Services Authority are encouraging British Columbians to visit mindcheck.ca, a website for youth and young adults that offers tools to check mental wellbeing and support for mental health challenges.
BC Mental Health
January 9, 2012
Dr. Margaret MacDiarmid, MLA for Vancouver-Fairview, on behalf of Health Minister Michael de Jong, announced the Province will invest more than $2 million annually to support the Heartwood Centre for Women, a new leading-edge residential substance treatment program at BC Women’s Hospital.
BC Cancer
December 21, 2011
Scientists at the BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, and the University of British Columbia are excited over a discovery made while studying rare tumour types.
BC Transplant
December 15, 2011
BC Transplant has initiated an internal investigation into a recent privacy breach.
BC Children's and Sunny Hill
December 7, 2011
The holidays can be fun, but they can present unique concerns when it comes to kids' safety. BC Children’s Hospital and BC Ambulance Service are encouraging parents and caregivers to take preventative steps to help make this a safe holiday season.

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