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March 29, 2023
SickKids study shows following the latest care guidelines for blood disorder ITP in children benefits patients and the health system
Less intensive management can be the best family-friendly and resource-friendly option.
March 8, 2023
Mobilizing mental health access and support in the Emergency Department through social work
It’s Social Work Week in Ontario, and across Canada, March is National Social Work Month; David Lubert gives his perspective on practicing social work in the Emergency Department.
February 23, 2023
Paediatric hospitals making mealtime safer for children, youth fed through a tube
SickKids is transitioning to ENFit feeding tube connectors starting March 6, 2023.
February 9, 2023
SickKids’ Choosing Wisely program is helping reduce unnecessary testing, treatments and imaging
Lessons learned at SickKids could be applied in other paediatric settings interested in taking a similar approach.
January 12, 2023
SickKids increasing surgical activity
SickKids has capacity to begin increasing surgical activity as of January 16.
January 10, 2023
World first: Sunnybrook and SickKids clinical trial delivers chemotherapy to pediatric brain tumours using MRI-guided focused ultrasound
The first pediatric patient recently successfully underwent the procedure as part of a safety and feasibility clinical trial in children with this tumour.
November 30, 2022
Amid respiratory virus surge, Ontario paediatric infectious diseases experts encourage COVID-19 and flu vaccinations for children under five
Paediatric infectious diseases experts from SickKids, CHEO, KHSC, LHSC and MCH issued the joint statement as the respiratory virus season gets an early start for young children.
November 25, 2022
SickKids among four Ontario hospitals to receive first-in-Canada international certification as a MASCC Center of Excellence in Supportive Care in Cancer
SickKids receives Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) certification as a Center of Excellence in Supportive Care in Cancer.
November 17, 2022
Celebrating two years of the SickKids Mental Health Strategy
SickKids is pleased to introduce the new co-chair of the Mental Health Strategy and share her vision as we work to provide transformative mental health care.
November 11, 2022
SickKids reduces surgeries to preserve critical care capacity
Starting November 14, surgical care will focus on emergency, urgent and the most time-sensitive cases.
September 28, 2022
Announcing The Garron Family Psychosocial Program, providing mental health support to cancer patients and families
The Psychosocial Program at SickKids, which began in 2019, has refocused its efforts to provide critically important psychosocial care and practical resources for patients with cancer, families and caregivers.
September 16, 2022
Choosing Wisely: SickKids study leads to improved process for diagnosis and management of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children
Research shows the implementation of a standardized approach to UTI diagnosis and follow-up reduced misdiagnosis and antibiotic use.