Congratulations to our Provincial Mental Health Metabolic Team!

Our Provincial Mental Health Metabolic Team at BC Children’s Hospital is this year’s recipient of the PHSA 2020 Interprofessional Collaborative Practice & Nursing Awards.

This multi-disciplinary team provides specialized management for children and youth with mental health and endocrinology or metabolism complications such as weight gain, elevated insulin and blood sugar levels, high blood pressure and or high cholesterol.

Team members work together to provide screening, education, medical assessment, monitoring, follow up, and lifestyle counselling including healthy eating, physical activity, good sleep habits, and stress management.

Congratulations all!