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May 3, 2018
SickKids has received a significant funding commitment from the Government of Ontario to move forward with a renovation and expansion of its blood and marrow transplant/cellular therapy unit.
April 11, 2018
The big day is almost here! We are excited for the launch of our new health information system on June 2, the largest clinical transformation project to date at SickKids.
March 28, 2018
Pregnant women will now have greater access to world-renowned specialists when their baby in-utero has been diagnosed with a condition that may need medical intervention, with the creation of the Ontario Fetal Centre, a collaboration between Sinai Health System and SickKids.
March 26, 2018
SickKids has contributed to the development of best practice guidelines around a rare disorder affecting one in 2,000 to 3,000 live births: congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). In cases of CDH, the internal organs in the abdominal cavity push through a weakened area in the diaphragm to travel into the chest cavity, which then interferes with lung development.
March 1, 2018
The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) has identified one case of Mycobacterium chimaera infection, a type of nontuberculous mycobacterium (“NTM”), likely linked to a heater-cooler device used during a cardiovascular surgery prior to 2016.
February 13, 2018
A SickKids-led collaborative study with Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) has shown the benefits of switching gastrostomy tube (G-tube)-fed children from commercial formula to homemade puréed food.
January 23, 2018
An international research collaboration led by SickKids has released their latest research project on a cohort with a rare autoinflammatory disease, A20 hapolinsufficiency (HA20). SickKids, along with their National Institutes of Health (NIH) collaborators in Washington, D.C., was the first to report on the mutated gene responsible for HA20 in 2016.
December 19, 2017
The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Holland Bloorview) are pleased to announce the launch of a three-year joint integrated selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) program in Ontario. The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care today announced funding for SDR in the province, which will now offer care close to home.
December 11, 2017
Transporting patients quickly and safely from community hospitals to a tertiary hospital is no simple feat, especially when considering the complex medical needs of a critically-ill child or a premature baby. Since it began in 1973, the Acute Care Transport Services (ACTS) team at SickKids has become a leader in this very specialized service in Canada.
November 29, 2017
Following successful reductions of the use of uncomfortable nasal swabs and routine unnecessary x-rays for ankle injuries, among others, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is poised to launch phase two of our Choosing Wisely campaign.
November 28, 2017
A ‘magical life-changing moment’ is how parents describe the day their son Carter’s cochlear implants were ‘turned on’ for the first time. Carter Holland, now six months old, received bilateral cochlear implants when he was just three months of age, and is believed to be the youngest person in Canada to undergo this procedure to restore hearing in both of his ears.
November 10, 2017
Client Staci, now 15, shared her story on Nov. 9 at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, where patients, families, and teams gathered to celebrate the second anniversary of Get Up and Go: Persistent Paediatric Pain Service. The service is a collaboration between Holland Bloorview and SickKids.