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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.
March 6, 2017
In an effort to help teens with junvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) better manage their arthritis and improve their transition to adult health care, a team of researchers led by Dr. Jennifer Stinson at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) developed an online program called ‘Teens Taking Charge: Managing JIA Online Program.'
February 28, 2017
Today is Rare Disease Day, an opportunity to raise awareness about the impact of rare diseases on the lives of patients and families. Patients with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and other rare diseases now have improved access to coordinated care.
February 16, 2017
An Ontario research team led by The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) examined the use of electronic medical records to track rates of overweight and obesity in children.
February 3, 2017
We have recently become aware of families who have been impacted by decisions taken in the US. We empathize with the families who find themselves in this difficult situation.
December 12, 2016
Research led by SickKids has found that liposomal lidocaine, a topical pain cream, is an effective method to reduce pain in infants receiving vaccination injections.
December 1, 2016
On World AIDS Day, SickKids celebrates the advances in treatment and care of children, youth and adults with HIV, particularly the prevention of vertical transmission from pregnant women to their babies.