For Urgent referrals to be seen within 24 hours. You may still be requested to submit an electronic referral after the original telephone consultation.
Referring professional identifies need for expert advice
Referring professional telephones reaching either the main switchboard: (416) 813-1500 or the clinic/service area needed. In each case the referring professional will be directed to a SickKids professional who will assess the urgency and specific needs of the caller.
SickKids clinician will either:
- direct urgent cases to the appropriate healthcare intervention
- give telephone advice only
- advise caller to submit the online form
The referring professional contacts ARMs Administration to discuss options to fax referral. A NEW Fax Referral form is provided by ARMs Administration and the referring professional faxes or mails referral directly to clinic/service.
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Ave.
Note: Please specify the clinic name above the hospital address
Referring professional completes the form and returns it to the appropriate clinic/service area.
Designated SickKids professional clinically triages and screens the referral. The referral is redirected if inappropriate.
Clinic/service area informs family and/or referring professional of referral status (appointment time or redirection) within five business days.
Clinic/service area provides family and/or patient with appropriate information and/or instructions for appointment (via mail or telephone).