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More than half of children and youth in ER for mental health needs have not had any previous mental health-related contact with the health-care system

May 25, 2017

More than 53 per cent of children and youth who present at an Ontario emergency room for mental health needs have not received any previous outpatient mental health care.

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Happy Dietitian's Day! Check out the top 3 nutrition questions our dietitians receive (and their answers)

March 15, 2017

March is Nutrition Month, and a key player in maintaining healthy nutrition is the dietitian. Today, March 15, is Dietitians Day, a day dedicated to recognizing the important role of dietitians across Canada.

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SickKids gives baby Félix fighting chance with one-of-a-kind cancer surgery

April 22, 2021

A surgery to remove tumour weighing approximately 15 per cent of Félix Devigne’s total body weight was made possible through collaboration between SickKids and Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg.

A dose of love: Patients get a behind-the-scenes tour of the SickKids Pharmacy Department

December 1, 2015

On a typical day, 12-year-old Isabella Lamanna takes at least four different medications. Isabella got the chance to take a rare behind-the-scenes look at the SickKids pharmacy as part of an interactive patient tour organized by the Department of …

SickKids works to help bring kids home sooner

August 4, 2015

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) has made it an organizational priority to reduce the average length of stay for patients whenever possible by eliminating unnecessary waits or delays in care and treatment caused by inefficiencies in the way …

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SickKids gives gift of sight in time for Christmas

December 22, 2015

For Zachary, Christmas came early this year, when he received the gift of sight at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). On Dec. 7, he became one of the first three patients at SickKids to receive laser refractive surgery, commonly known as …

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Q&A with Dr. Sandra Mendlowitz: Keep your family safe and happy this Halloween

October 29, 2015

Dr. Sandra Mendlowitz, Psychologist in the Outpatient Psychiatry Program at SickKids, has some tips to help families have a safe and anxiety-free Halloween.

Pumpkin carved and decorated to look like a pirate ship.

Thank you to our TDSB teachers for their care all year!

June 26, 2015

SickKids has partnered with the Toronto District School Board since 1892 as a Section 23 program, providing schooling to students who require education outside of the regular class system in a specialized setting.

Point-of-care ultrasound leads to more efficient and accurate diagnoses in SickKids emergency

February 16, 2016

A portable technology called point-of-care ultrasound is helping doctors at SickKids provide better and more efficient bedside care in the emergency department, and it’s having a huge impact.

A guiding compass: Social Work program having big impact on families who need help navigating resources

March 15, 2017

Navigating the health-care system can be a daunting task. Here to help navigate the murky waters is Family Resource Coordinator Giulia De Lorenzis.

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