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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.
October 25, 2017
It’s epidermolysis bullosa (EB) awareness day! EB is a rare genetic blistering condition that affects the skin and internal organs. Learn more about how SickKids helps these “butterfly children.”
October 16, 2017
When Melinda Mahabir and her husband Kelvin S. Kerut wanted to host a religious ceremony at SickKids for their six-month-old daughter Meliyah, they turned to staff for help. Chandra Ram, Interfaith Chaplain, and Fred MacKay, Supervisor of Spiritual and Religious Care, were happy to assist.
September 13, 2017
In recognition of World Sepsis Awareness Day, SickKids is highlighting how collaboration and innovation have contributed to the success of our inpatient sepsis recognition and management project.
May 31, 2017
The loading dock was a busy place this weekend, as SickKids received a special delivery all the way from Germany. In a very complex procedure that lasted almost 12 hours, a state-of-the-art 3T intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) machine was delivered to SickKids.
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.
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.
April 24, 2017
In recognition of National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week, Emily Ghent, a Social Worker in the Liver Transplant Program at SickKids, talks about how life-changing organ transplantation can be for her patients and their families.
April 6, 2017
The I-PASS Study Group, of which The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is a member, has been recognized for excellence and leadership in patient safety with the John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award.
March 24, 2017
Hosted by the Child Life Department, the ninth annual Teddy Bear Clinic took place on March 22. Through this special clinic, patients and siblings were given the opportunity to become the health-care professionals and lead their teddy bear friends through what a regular day at the hospital may be like for them.
March 15, 2017
Navigating the health-care system can be a daunting task. Here to help navigate the murky waters is Family Resource Coordinator Giulia De Lorenzis.
March 15, 2017
March is Nutrition Month, and a key player in maintaining healthy nutrition is the dietitian. Today, March 15, is Dietitians Day, a day dedicated to recognizing the important role of dietitians across Canada.