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Meet the 2023 Garron Family Cancer Centre Shining Stars

September 20, 2023

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Meet the Shining Stars in Cancer Care!

In honour of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, SickKids recognizes our Shining Star nominees for their contributions to cancer care and support.

Registered Nurses' Council Co-chairs Katherine Andrews and Gina Driedger stand together leaning on a banister in front of a window.

August 18, 2023

The Registered Nurses' Council empowers SickKids nurses to be changemakers

The Registered Nurses’ Council is a collective of more than 30 registered nurses elected to represent most areas throughout the hospital and act as stakeholders for decisions related to nursing.

Nursing Practice Council Co-Chairs Sarah Gallie and Kathryn Miller stand in front of a tree smiling at the camera.

August 10, 2023

The Nursing Practice Council ensures SickKids nurses’ voices are heard and represented

All hospital-wide initiatives and practice changes that affect nursing practice come through the Nursing Practice Council for feedback, review and approval.

Taylor and Nicole Johnston wearing a wedding dress and suit hold hands at their outdoor wedding ceremony with officiant Sherry Murphy standing in the middle of them.

June 22, 2023

“In some capacity, we always planned to be together forever”: SickKids couple looks back on their love story

In celebration of Pride Month, Respiratory Therapists Nicole and Taylor Johnston reflect on their relationship which started at SickKids, including their experience being married by a SickKids colleague.

A young child pictured at a table cracking open peanut shells

June 9, 2023

SickKids receives World Allergy Organization Center of Excellence Designation

The SickKids Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Program (FAAP) receives World Allergy Organization (WAO) designation as a WAO Center of Excellence (WCOE).

May 12, 2023

Celebrating the future of nursing with the 2023 Nursing Excellence Awards

For Nursing Week 2023, SickKids recognizes the outstanding nurses that represent the best of the best when it comes to strengths-based, family-centred care.

A man in a mask seated by a hospital bed and a computer monitor. He has a device in his hand that is hooked up to the computer and electrodes placed on a plastic infant model.

April 21, 2023

How neurodiagnostic technologists support patient care by measuring and recording brain waves

It’s Neurodiagnostic Week! Get to know some of SickKids’ neurodiagnostic technologists.

Technician Jonathan Sayewich and Facility Manager Chris Fladd in the SPARC Drug Discovery Facility at SickKids.

April 19, 2023

Automation and innovation at SickKids core facility sparks research into new therapies

SPARC Drug Discovery brings together clinicians, scientists and novel systems to explore potential therapeutics in a step towards Precision Child Health.

Child sits in front of a plant. The backdrop is repeated and blurred on the sides.

March 8, 2023

SickKids patient wishes you a happy International Women’s Day

Meet Harper. She had a heart transplant and spent a year at SickKids, where she made some special connections.

(left to right) Sheyun Zhao, John Moniakis, and Emily Reddy in masks and lab coats. There is a computer and lab equipment behind them.

March 2, 2023

Equipment and expertise at SickKids flow cytometry core facility supports advancements in cellular research

The SickKids-UHN Flow Cytometry Core Facility provides trailblazing researchers with access to the latest analytical flow cytometers and high-speed cell sorting services.

ACTS Registered Nurse Clinician Debbie McFarlane stands next to a mobile NICU incubator wearing a mask.

February 17, 2023

SickKids ACTS team brings ‘Our Kind of Nursing' to patients — wherever they are

Meet Debbie, a Registered Nurse Clinician with our Acute Care Transport Service (ACTS) team who has been at SickKids for more than 20 years.

Nurse Jane Stuart-Minaret sits in a classroom with blue chairs and desks with a window in the background, wearing glasses, a SickKids lanyard and a purple shirt.

February 15, 2023

SickKids is ‘a good place to start’ for nurses looking to grow their career

Meet Jane, a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department at SickKids and an educator with the Centre for Global Child Health.

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