Entering a new era of "SickKids care, anytime, anywhere"
May 6, 2020
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Ontario, SickKids ramped up its range of virtual care solutions – from virtual appointments to virtual visits.
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.
SickKids and Scarborough Health Network’s VaxFacts Clinic team up to bring focused COVID-19 vaccine consultation to pregnant and breastfeeding people
April 4, 2022
Pregnant and breastfeeding people can book an initial appointment with the SickKids COVID-19 Vaccine Consult Service and have an option for further consultation with Scarborough Health Network’s VaxFacts Clinic.
Choosing Wisely: SickKids study leads to improved process for diagnosis and management of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children
September 16, 2022
Research shows the implementation of a standardized approach to UTI diagnosis and follow-up reduced misdiagnosis and antibiotic use.
Follow-up care of minor wrist fractures may be handled by primary care physicians, study shows
January 15, 2016
A study led by SickKids examined 180 children with a type of wrist fracture called a "distal forearm buckle fracture" that were treated with a removable splint and then referred to their primary care physician for reassessment.
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) …
Together, we are standing up to Cancer
February 4, 2016
On World Cancer Day, SickKids was the venue for an announcement of $11.7 million in cancer research funding. This SU2C Canada Dream Team will focus on brain cancer stem cells, in both adults and children, which can be resistant to treatment and …
Study provides data on outcomes after feeding tube placement in children with neurologic impairment
January 24, 2019
A team led by researchers at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and ICES analyzed survival rates after feeding tube placement in children between 13 months and 17 years of age.
Statement regarding international patients and U.S. travel restrictions
February 3, 2017
We have recently become aware of families who have been impacted by decisions taken in the US. We empathize with the families who find themselves in this difficult situation.
SickKids-led study shows success with a blenderized diet for children with G-tubes
February 13, 2018
A SickKids-led collaborative study with Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) has shown the benefits of switching gastrostomy tube (G-tube)-fed children from commercial formula to homemade puréed food.