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October 26, 2022

Improving safety in health care by adopting “high reliability” principles used outside of health care

New SickKids research shows that not all principles of high reliability are understood equally by health-care workers.

A bridge over a city street, connected to one building on either end. The bridge is made of large panels of clear glass

October 21, 2022

The bridge is back! Progress continues on the Patient Support Centre

Over the past few months, crews worked to erect the new pedestrian bridge over Elizabeth St. that will connect the Atrium to our future Patient Support Centre.

Dr. Jayne Danska

October 19, 2022

SickKids scientist Dr. Jayne Danska named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women

Dr. Jayne Danska has been selected by the Women’s Executive Network as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women.

Dr. Sheena Josselyn

October 17, 2022

SickKids researcher Dr. Sheena Josselyn elected to National Academy of Medicine

Dr. Sheena Josselyn, Senior Scientist in the Neurosciences & Mental Health research program, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

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October 14, 2022

Recognizing Lori Ives-Baine, the nurse who guides patients’ families through their grief

As Grief Support Coordinator at SickKids, Nurse Lori Ives-Baine supports families that are preparing for, experiencing and grieving the loss of a child.

Nurse Anjelica Guytingco stands in front of a red sign that reads "emergency" in white font, wearing a mask and a SickKids lanyard.

October 12, 2022

Happy Emergency Nurses Day to the nurses that provide urgent care to SickKids patients

Meet Anjelica, a Clinical Support Nurse who works in the Emergency Department at SickKids.

A young girl eating peanuts.

October 11, 2022

Biomarker for severe food allergy could help individualize allergy care

SickKids research finds low levels of an enzyme in the blood could be used to predict which children may experience a severe food allergy reaction.

October 5, 2022

Screening tool could help primary caregivers to predict asthma risk early

A team of researchers has developed a symptom-based screening tool that detects asthma risk in children as young as two years of age.

Close up photo of Bryant Peters.

September 30, 2022

New Indigenous Health Navigator to support culturally safe care for Indigenous children and families

On the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, SickKids shares its ongoing commitment to reconciliation and introduces their first Indigenous Health Navigator.

September 28, 2022

Announcing The Garron Family Psychosocial Program, providing mental health support to cancer patients and families 

The Psychosocial Program at SickKids, which began in 2019, has refocused its efforts to provide critically important psychosocial care and practical resources for patients with cancer, families and caregivers.

A child holding a plastic model of a liver

September 22, 2022

Landmark SickKids-led study offers new understanding of outcomes for children and youth with Alagille syndrome

In the largest study of its kind, SickKids researchers have described the natural history of Alagille syndrome, providing a more complete picture of how the liver disease progresses in childhood.

Three individual images of individuals wearing masks.

September 22, 2022

Meet the behind-the-scenes team that keeps SickKids ticking

A team of 10 nurses is responsible for ensuring the hospital runs smoothly and safely after hours.

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