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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.

A woman sits in front of a computer and speaks with another woman via video conferencing.

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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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 …

A group of teenagers smile at the camera.

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.

Katelyn MacNeill in front of a screen working with a patient and mom

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 and beyond: How the chaplaincy team cares for SickKids

October 19, 2016

This week is Spiritual and Religious Care Awareness Week and we’re putting the spotlight on chaplains at SickKids to show the many ways they support patients, families and staff.

Study suggests whole genome sequencing should be primary genetic test for patients

January 13, 2016

A new study compared standard genetic testing to whole genome sequencing in 100 patient cases at SickKids and found that whole genome sequencing identified genetic variants that could help with diagnosis in more than a third of the patients.

Baby Carter recovers hearing after cochlear implant surgery at only 3 months of age

November 28, 2017

A ‘magical life-changing moment’ is how parents describe the day their son Carter’s cochlear implants were ‘turned on’ for the first time. Carter Holland, now six months old, received bilateral cochlear implants when he was just three months of age, …

Man and woman sit together holding a baby. They are in the SickKids atrium.

Helping sick kids have a more positive hospital experience

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 …

Girl holds thermometer against a teddy bear with an adult's help.

SickKids to revitalize its blood and marrow transplant unit with government investment

May 3, 2018

SickKids has received a significant funding commitment from the Government of Ontario to move forward with a renovation and expansion of its blood and marrow transplant/cellular therapy unit.

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