New paediatric virtual urgent care program offers children and families digital front door to care
April 14, 2021
SickKids’ new virtual urgent care program aims to help children and families determine what type of care is needed.
SickKids launches virtual critical care consulting network with six community hospitals
August 10, 2021
New neonatal-paediatric virtual critical care consulting network will provide ‘real-time’ expertise from SickKids teams.
World-first: Experts at UHN, Sinai Health and SickKids develop plan to save critically ill mother and her baby
October 3, 2021
UHN, Sinai Health and SickKids collaborated to support a pregnant patient with pulmonary hypertension and her baby.
Choosing Wisely at SickKids means holding off on X-raying infant bronchiolitis cases coming to the ED
November 10, 2021
Instead of offering peace of mind, confirmatory X-rays in infant bronchiolitis cases can result in incorrect diagnosis of bacterial pneumonia, according to an article by Dr. Jeremy Friedman, Associate Paediatrician-In-Chief, in The BMJ.
The Centre for Global Child Health celebrates International Women's Day 2019
March 7, 2019
Female leaders at Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives share how they are catalyzing change at the local and national level to improve health care for newborns, children and youth and helping to secure a brighter, more prosperous future for Ghana.
Unravelling the mystery of rare diseases
February 29, 2020
When Bryson Williams-McArthur was 9, he underwent whole exome sequencing at SickKids, a sophisticated, non-targeted approach to genetic testing that takes a broad look at all 20,000 genes. This test finally gave the family a diagnosis – a very rare …
SickKids reduces surgeries to preserve critical care capacity
November 11, 2022
Starting November 14, surgical care will focus on emergency, urgent and the most time-sensitive cases.
SickKids among four Ontario hospitals to receive first-in-Canada international certification as a MASCC Center of Excellence in Supportive Care in Cancer
November 25, 2022
SickKids receives Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) certification as a Center of Excellence in Supportive Care in Cancer.
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 …
SickKids experiencing COVID-19 outbreak on inpatient unit
May 20, 2021
SickKids is currently experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 on an inpatient unit specializing in paediatric medicine and respirology.