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Link to study about mental health and emergency visits
More than half of children and youth in ER for mental health needs have not had any previous mental health-related contact with the health care system (Thursday, May 25, 2017)
More than 53 per cent of children and youth who present at an Ontario emergency room for mental health needs have not received any previous outpatient mental health care.
The Peter Gilgan Research and Learning Tower
Join the SickKids Research Institute for Doors Open Toronto! (Friday, May 19, 2017)
Join the SickKids Research Institute as we welcome the public on Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28 for Doors Open Toronto 2017.
SK Centre Community Mental Health logo
New Hincks-Dellcrest Centre name signals shared vision with SickKids (Thursday, May 18, 2017)
Following the recent integration of the two organizations, SickKids President and CEO Dr. Michael Apkon revealed The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre will now be called the SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health.
Link to web story about nursing uniforms
From skirts to scrubs: the evolution of SickKids nursing uniforms (Thursday, May 11, 2017)
Nurses are often the first people patients interact with when they enter care at SickKids. Over the years, as their job roles have changed, so too have their uniforms. During Nursing Week (May 8-12), we take a look back at nursing uniforms at SickKids.
Link to Nursing Week story
#YESThisIsNursing: Celebrating Nursing Week! (Monday, May 8, 2017)
Whether they are at the bedside, in the air or in a lab, nurses play an integral role in the care of patients and families at SickKids. On behalf of everyone at SickKids, thank you to all of our nurses for your hard work and dedication.

SickKids in the headlines

Adult art therapy classes at SickKids (CTV Toronto)

Could mobile screen time for babies lead to speech delayed? (Global National)

Beads at SickKids Hospital reward children for their bravery (Toronto Star)

Letting a baby play on an iPad might lead to speech delays, study says (CNN)

Toddlers’ screen time linked to slower speech development, study finds (PBS)

Nine Toronto hospitals, health centres getting $68 million to ease wait times (Toronto Star)