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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Communications & Public Affairs

Communications & Public Affairs is a team of professional communicators dedicated to enhancing the local, national, and international reputation of The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) as a leading academic health science centre.

Our mission is to assist SickKids in achieving its vision and goals by providing effective communications counsel to hospital leaders and key stakeholders and by implementing strategic public affairs, government relations, and advocacy programs.

Main departmental contact

Nelson Paiva
Communications Coordinator

Media inquires 

Jessamine Luck 
416-813-7654 ext. 201436

Vanessa Blanchard
416-813-7654 ext. 228728

Media inquires after-hours please call 416-813-7500 to have a member of Communications & Public Affairs paged.