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New paediatric virtual urgent care program offers children and families digital front door to care

April 14, 2021

SickKids’ new virtual urgent care program aims to help children and families determine what type of care is needed.

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Choosing Wisely at SickKids means holding off on X-raying infant bronchiolitis cases coming to the ED

November 10, 2021

Instead of offering peace of mind, confirmatory X-rays in infant bronchiolitis cases can result in incorrect diagnosis of bacterial pneumonia, according to an article by Dr. Jeremy Friedman, Associate Paediatrician-In-Chief, in The BMJ.

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World-first: Experts at UHN, Sinai Health and SickKids develop plan to save critically ill mother and her baby

October 3, 2021

UHN, Sinai Health and SickKids collaborated to support a pregnant patient with pulmonary hypertension and her baby.

Woman in hospital bed holding a baby. Man wearing mask sites next to her. Many machines in the background.

Unravelling the mystery of rare diseases

February 29, 2020

When Bryson Williams-McArthur was 9, he underwent whole exome sequencing at SickKids, a sophisticated, non-targeted approach to genetic testing that takes a broad look at all 20,000 genes. This test finally gave the family a diagnosis – a very rare …

Bryson Williams McArthur

The Centre for Global Child Health celebrates International Women's Day 2019

March 7, 2019

Female leaders at Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives share how they are catalyzing change at the local and national level to improve health care for newborns, children and youth and helping to secure a brighter, more prosperous future for Ghana.

SickKids launches virtual critical care consulting network with six community hospitals

August 10, 2021

New neonatal-paediatric virtual critical care consulting network will provide ‘real-time’ expertise from SickKids teams.

SickKids preparing to receive admissions of younger adults with COVID-19 to ICU

April 6, 2021

The recent increase of COVID-related ICU admissions has strained the adult health-care system. As a result, SickKids is opening an eight-bed unit within the ICU for previously healthy adults (approximately 40 years old and under) with COVID-19. The …

A new mindset: SickKids’ Mental Health Strategy sets the stage for new pathways to care

November 6, 2020

SickKids’ comprehensive Mental Health Strategy – the first of its kind encompassing the entire SickKids mental health enterprise – sets the stage to develop new pathways to care for children, youth and families to access the mental health services …

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SickKids and Holland Bloorview launch COVID-19 testing sites for children with medical complexity, developmental conditions

December 14, 2020

SickKids and Holland Bloorview are joining forces to make COVID-19 testing for children with medical complexity and children with developmental conditions more convenient and less stressful for them and their families.

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Five-year-old Scarlett gets a virtual tour of SickKids labs

June 11, 2021

SickKids staff help answer Scarlett’s curious questions about what happens to her blood after it’s drawn.

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