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Celebrating 20 years of Telemedicine: How video conferencing technology is redefining the way we care, educate and collaborate at SickKids

April 21, 2016

The Telemedicine Program has helped evolve the way we deliver care at SickKids. The program, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary, has become an integral resource for clinicians.

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Good nutrition is integral to improving health in patients

March 15, 2016

As a part of the interdisciplinary care team, dietitians work closely and collaboratively with health-care staff to provide family-centered care across the hospital. In recognition of Nutrition Month, which takes place every March, let's take a …

Spiritual and Religious Care team supports family with the first Puja Hindu prayer ceremony at SickKids

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 …

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Mental health services go virtual at SickKids and SickKids CCMH during COVID-19 pandemic

May 4, 2020

SickKids' mental health enterprise had a rapid advance into virtual care in response to COVID-19.

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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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From survivors: Cancer journey doesn’t end at remission

September 25, 2019

SickKids research shows that many childhood cancer survivors will develop some kind of late effects of their cancer or its treatment – including increased risk of heart problems, mental health concerns, and new cancers – at some point in their …

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When pain ends, kids can be kids again: Get Up and Go celebrates two years of successful partnership between Holland Bloorview and SickKids

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 …

Teenage girl and her mom smile for the camera.

This Sepsis Awareness Month learn how SickKids works hard 365 days a year to prevent sepsis

September 28, 2018

Sepsis is a systemic inflammatory response to any infection, and can lead to widespread tissue damage, multi-organ failure, and death. Treatment needs to be delivered as soon as a diagnosis is reached. SickKids works hard to prevent sepsis every …

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SickKids and Scarborough Health Network’s VaxFacts Clinic team up to bring focused COVID-19 vaccine consultation to pregnant and breastfeeding people

April 4, 2022

Pregnant and breastfeeding people can book an initial appointment with the SickKids COVID-19 Vaccine Consult Service and have an option for further consultation with Scarborough Health Network’s VaxFacts Clinic.

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Say the ‘S’ word! Using education and simulation to improve management of sepsis

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.

Three women stand together wearing shirts that read "kNOw" sepsis.

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