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June 11, 2021

Five-year-old Scarlett gets a virtual tour of SickKids labs

SickKids staff help answer Scarlett’s curious questions about what happens to her blood after it’s drawn.

June 9, 2021

“Say Nay to the X-ray”: A new toolkit to reduce unneeded ankle X-rays and send paediatric patients home faster

Research at SickKids shows the vast majority of paediatric ankle injuries are low risk and don’t require X-rays during emergency department visits.

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June 8, 2021

Statement on Islamophobic attack on London family

SickKids President and CEO Dr. Ronald Cohn reflects on the hate-motivated attack against a Muslim family in London, Ontario. SickKids stands in solidarity with the Muslim community.

June 3, 2021

Developing micro-robots for the future of neurosurgery

The tiny magnetic gripper tools could one day be used to perform minimally invasive brain surgery.

June 1, 2021

Celebrating Caring with Pride and the 2SLGBTQIA+ community at SickKids

SickKids is raising the Inclusive Pride flag for the first time to celebrate Pride Month and 2SLGBTQIA+ inclusiveness, and our commitment to Caring with Pride.

May 30, 2021

Statement on Kamloops Indian Residential School

SickKids President and CEO Dr. Ronald Cohn offers his condolences to Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation and all Indigenous communities across Canada and reflects on our reconciliation journey.

May 29, 2021

Response to Premier Ford’s request for advice on school reopening

Health and science organizations from across Ontario, including SickKids, have come together to respond to Premier Doug Ford’s request for advice on reopening schools.

May 27, 2021

SickKids-Ghana Paediatric Nursing Education Partnership extended to support Ghana’s COVID-19 response

SickKids is working together with the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives, Ghana Health Service and Ghana Ministry of Health to assist their response to COVID-19.

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May 25, 2021

Reaffirming our solidarity against anti-Black racism

SickKids President and CEO Dr. Ronald Cohn reflects on SickKids’ journey to create a more inclusive environment and to challenge anti-Black racism experienced by our patients, families and staff.

May 20, 2021

SickKids experiencing COVID-19 outbreak on inpatient unit

SickKids is currently experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 on an inpatient unit specializing in paediatric medicine and respirology.

Tee Garnett leans against an outdoor bannister outside SickKids

May 20, 2021

Why we need to transform health-care systems to reflect the communities they serve

Tee Garnett, the inaugural Executive Lead and Strategic Advisor, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) at SickKids, shares their perspective on identity and the need to transform health-care systems to authentically reflect the communities they serve.

May 19, 2021

Photovoice: Through the eyes of teens with cancer

Photovoice is a therapeutic photography program focused on creating a supportive peer-focused environment aimed at bringing a voice to teens with varying cancer diagnoses.

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