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A proud history of leading-edge paediatric care

  As one of the first hospitals in Ontario to begin offering paediatric development assessments and neonatal follow-up care in the late 1980s, The Scarborough...

The perils of privacy breaches by hospital employees

      By Rhonda Shirreff and Sunny Khaira Canadian privacy laws contain a basic safeguarding principle: access to personal information may only be granted on a need-to-know...

Sharing best practices to enhance ambulatory care

When we attend clinic appointments as part of our health care journey, or attend a loved one’s appointment as part of theirs, we are...

Laying the foundation for future health

Recently the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and eight other community partners launched a new Navigator Program to help families whose children have...

Patients, parents and clinicians should have a voice in prioritizing child health research

Patients, parents and clinicians should have a voice in selecting and prioritizing child health research topics because they may have different priorities than health...

Creating possibilities for kids with disabilities

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is Canada’s largest children’s rehabilitation hospital focused on improving the lives of kids with disabilities. We help kids and...
Dr. Allison Dart

Determining risk factors for kidney disease in children with Type 2 diabetes

Mario Hayden was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes when he was just 13-years-old, now the 19-year-old is leading a productive life because of research...

Unique program to get kids fit

One in three students in Peel Region is overweight or obese, which often leads to complications in their physical, social and emotional well-being. Peel...

Canada’s first House within a hospital

The reaction from families in the Windsor-Essex community was instant and extremely gratifying when they heard that Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH) would be facilitating...

First-of-its-kind app supports paediatric cancer patients

Ten-year-old Jaylen Williams comes to the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre every weekday to receive radiation therapy. He spends most of his appointments playing on a...

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