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Published: 31 Aug 2007

Royal Victoria Hospital Preemie Picnic on Saturday, September 1, 2007

You are cordially invited to the Royal Victoria Hospital Preemie Picnic on Saturday, September 1. Rain or shine, the festivities will take place at the hospital’s pool, which is accessed from the Peel street entrance.

“This picnic is an ideal opportunity for parents to get together and for medical staff to see the children doing well. Relationships are always formed when babies are sent to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. When the children go home, people lose touch. It is always gratifying to see such a large number of premature babies survive and stay healthy,” said Dr. Keith Barrington, Director of the Neonatology Division of the Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

Parents of premature babies will be available to talk about their experiences. Dr. Barrington will also discuss the technical and scientific aspects of treating premature babies.

Agenda summary:

Event: Royal Victoria Hospital Preemie Picnic
Date: Saturday, September 1, 2007
Location: Members of the media will be met at 11:00 a.m. near the white tent in the P7 parking lot of the Royal Victoria Hospital (from Pine Avenue, enter via the P4 parking lot at Peel street and turn left to access P7).
Speakers: Dr. Keith Barrington, Director of the Neonatology Division of the Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

Contact Information

Contact: Alex Fretier
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications Services, MUHC
Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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