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May 12, 2023

Celebrating the future of nursing with the 2023 Nursing Excellence Awards

For Nursing Week 2023, SickKids recognizes the outstanding nurses that represent the best of the best when it comes to strengths-based, family-centred care.

A man in a mask seated by a hospital bed and a computer monitor. He has a device in his hand that is hooked up to the computer and electrodes placed on a plastic infant model.

April 21, 2023

How neurodiagnostic technologists support patient care by measuring and recording brain waves

It’s Neurodiagnostic Week! Get to know some of SickKids’ neurodiagnostic technologists.

Technician Jonathan Sayewich and Facility Manager Chris Fladd in the SPARC Drug Discovery Facility at SickKids.

April 19, 2023

Automation and innovation at SickKids core facility sparks research into new therapies

SPARC Drug Discovery brings together clinicians, scientists and novel systems to explore potential therapeutics in a step towards Precision Child Health.

Child sits in front of a plant. The backdrop is repeated and blurred on the sides.

March 8, 2023

SickKids patient wishes you a happy International Women’s Day

Meet Harper. She had a heart transplant and spent a year at SickKids, where she made some special connections.

(left to right) Sheyun Zhao, John Moniakis, and Emily Reddy in masks and lab coats. There is a computer and lab equipment behind them.

March 2, 2023

Equipment and expertise at SickKids flow cytometry core facility supports advancements in cellular research

The SickKids-UHN Flow Cytometry Core Facility provides trailblazing researchers with access to the latest analytical flow cytometers and high-speed cell sorting services.

ACTS Registered Nurse Clinician Debbie McFarlane stands next to a mobile NICU incubator wearing a mask.

February 17, 2023

SickKids ACTS team brings ‘Our Kind of Nursing' to patients — wherever they are

Meet Debbie, a Registered Nurse Clinician with our Acute Care Transport Service (ACTS) team who has been at SickKids for more than 20 years.

Nurse Jane Stuart-Minaret sits in a classroom with blue chairs and desks with a window in the background, wearing glasses, a SickKids lanyard and a purple shirt.

February 15, 2023

SickKids is ‘a good place to start’ for nurses looking to grow their career

Meet Jane, a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department at SickKids and an educator with the Centre for Global Child Health.

Photos of four women (from left to right): Nadine Francis, Shary Mahdavi, Shauna Kirk, and Roshni K P

February 10, 2023

Meet some of the women making SickKids science possible

On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, meet four women whose work behind-the-scenes at SickKids helps support child health research.

Vivien Thomas

January 31, 2023

Cardiac procedure renamed at SickKids in honour of surgical pioneer Vivien Thomas

SickKids officially renames life-saving cardiac procedure at the hospital to honour the contributions of laboratory technician Vivien Thomas.

A worm's eye view of the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning. The text reads, "SickKids is one of Canada's top 40 research hospitals. #1 for Hospital Intensity. #2 for Researcher Intensity."

January 31, 2023

SickKids continues to rank as one of Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals for 2022

SickKids ranks first for hospital intensity and second for researcher intensity as one of Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals.

Clinical Nurse Specialist Lee-Anne Pires smiles in front of a light blue background with images of flowers and skylines.

January 19, 2023

How “Our Kind of Nursing” is adopting a strengths-based approach to care

SickKids is one of five institutions pioneering Strengths-based Nursing and Health Care — a new standard of care that recognizes the strengths of every member of a child’s care team.

The President's Award pin, attached to a SickKids lanyard. The pin features five hands reaching upward to the stars.

December 8, 2022

Going above and beyond: Meet the recipients of the President’s Award

Inspiring individuals and teams recognized for their positive contributions to the SickKids community.

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