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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Cathy Daniels, RN(EC), MS, NP-Paediatrics

Phone: 416-813-7654 xt 201377
Fax: 416-813-2144
Email: cathy.daniels@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Cathy Daniels is a Paediatric Nurse Practitioner in the Division of Paediatric Medicine – Complex Care Program at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). Cathy completed her undergraduate nursing degree at the University of Toronto, graduate nursing degree at D’Youville College in Buffalo, and the Post Master’s Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Toronto. Cathy has worked at SickKids for more than 25 years. Cathy started her advanced nursing practice career when she joined the urology team in 2004, carved out a unique and autonomous role and went on to develop an NP-led clinic. Working with the complex respiratory care team, she specialized in the assessment and management of children requiring respiratory technology such as home mechanical ventilation, children with neuromuscular disease and premature babies requiring home oxygen therapy. Cathy is an adjunct lecturer in the Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto. She regularly precepts graduate nursing students.


Clinical Care Activities

Cathy works with the Complex Care team to provide outpatient care to children with medical complexities both at SickKids and at the satellite Complex Care clinic at Michael Garron Hospital. 

Cathy specializes in the assessment and management of children with medical technology, complexity and fragility. The focus of her work is to support children and their families by helping to coordinate their care, provide anticipatory guidance, facilitate communication between multiple sub-specialists, and to provide comprehensive, holistic care.