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Canadian Patient Safety Week: Ask, Listen, Talk

October 27, 2015

The theme for this year’s Canadian Patient Safety Week is Ask, Listen, Talk. Learn more about how SickKids supports patients and families with limited english proficiency or hearing impairment.

New treatment guidelines for children with a severe form of arthritis aim to improve patient outcomes

May 12, 2015

Dr. Shirley Tse at SickKids proposed the first-ever treatment guidelines specific to JSpA as a part of the national recommendations for SpA developed by the Canadian Rheumatology Association and Spondyloarthritis Research Consortium of Canada.

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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 …

This World AIDS Day SickKids celebrates the success of HIV prevention initiatives

December 1, 2016

On World AIDS Day, SickKids celebrates the advances in treatment and care of children, youth and adults with HIV, particularly the prevention of vertical transmission from pregnant women to their babies.

Canadian Patient Safety Week: SickKids recommits to reducing preventable harm

October 23, 2015

This week we recognize Canadian Patient Safety Week, an opportunity to celebrate ongoing work at SickKids that aims to keep every child in our care safe. The Caring Safely initiative represents SickKids’ renewed commitment to significantly reducing …

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Clean Hands Prevent Harm: Meet the artists behind our new hand hygiene posters

December 21, 2015

Learn more about the artists behind our new hand hygiene campaign, Clean Hands Prevent Harm.

SickKids launches COVID-19 Vaccine Consult Service for children, youth and their families

October 4, 2021

Book a confidential phone call with a SickKids clinician to ask your questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for children and youth.

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SickKids inpatient mental health unit undergoes renovation

May 4, 2022

The renovation, completed in November 2021, provided much-needed environmental upgrades for patients and families

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New universal masking policy in effect at SickKids

December 7, 2020

Effective today, our universal masking policy requires everyone age 6 and older to wear a hospital-provided mask at SickKids. This policy applies to staff, family caregivers, visitors, vendors, suppliers, and contractors.  

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SickKids-led team sheds more light on new autoinflammatory disease

January 23, 2018

An international research collaboration led by SickKids has released their latest research project on a cohort with a rare autoinflammatory disease, A20 hapolinsufficiency (HA20). SickKids, along with their National Institutes of Health (NIH) …

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