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Emergency department or urgent care clinic?

December 19, 2019

We've gathered some information to help you assess whether to take your child to the emergency department or an urgent care clinic.

Spring launch of the new AboutKidsHealth

April 19, 2018

The new is now live! Check out for the same trustworthy, up-to-date health information from the experts at SickKids, with new features for patients, families and health-care providers.

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SickKids advice for a Healthier 2015

January 7, 2015

As the new year begins, it is a perfect time to make some small positive changes in day-to-day life. Check out this video for some advice from experts at SickKids for a healthier 2015.

Standing on the shoulders of giants: how a genetic discovery at SickKids in 1993 continues to inform research and patient care

December 17, 2018

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the discovery of the gene responsible for Wilson disease by scientists at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).

Grab your courtside seat and enjoy the plays of the year… SickKids style!

December 20, 2019

It was a year to remember for SickKids (and for Toronto). Check out this action-packed highlight reel, as we look back at 2019.


Code Orange Update

February 2, 2018

This afternoon, a Code Orange was activated at SickKids in response to a collision between a bus and a van near Stayner, Ontario. Five patients are being treated at SickKids for multiple injuries in relation to this incident.

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Enhancing patient safety through culture change

February 10, 2016

Dr. Trey Coffey, Medical Officer for Patient Safety and Medical Lead for the Caring Safely initiative gives her perspective on the state of patient safety in Canada and what this means for us here at SickKids.

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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.

Team Canada swimmers visit SickKids

October 11, 2016

Patients and families at SickKids were in for quite a treat when some special athletes showed up for a visit.

Statement: Motherisk website not operated by SickKids

November 19, 2019

SickKids wishes to alert the public and the medical community that the website is currently being operated by a third party and in no way represents SickKids or the former Motherisk Helplines.

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