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Volunteers help kids with special needs
Volunteers share their talents and help kids with
special needs

Louise Ferrari has been a therapeutic playroom volunteer for more than 10 years. Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is Canada’s largest children’s rehabilitation teaching hospital fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. Holland Bloorview provides programs and services to kids ...

Posted: November 25, 2013|Featured, Patient Care, Pediatrics|0 comments

New HIV Medicine for Kids Makes Treatment Easier to Swallow
New HIV Medicine for Kids Makes Treatment Easier
to Swallow

Trying to get a child to take their cough syrup can prove to be a difficult task, but the worst that can happen if they don’t, is a sleepless night – especially considering that non-prescription cough medicine isn’t really effective ...

Posted: June 19, 2013|Pediatrics|0 comments

TARGetting kids for a healthier future
TARGetting kids for a healthier future

Dr. Jonathon Maguire examines a young patient at his well-child checkup at St. Michael's Hospital's Pediatric Clinic. The patient recently enrolled to participate in TARGet Kids! so his health information will be tracked as he grows and develops Imagine being ...

Posted: June 18, 2013|Pediatrics|0 comments

Lightening the load of chemotherapy for teens, one backpack at a time
Lightening the load of chemotherapy for teens, one
backpack at a time

Yusuf Hirji is able to have more time for things that he enjoys while maintaining his chemotherapy treatment. Until now, treatment for paediatric sarcoma (bone and/or muscle tumour) in Canada has been done in the hospital. Typically, patients check in ...


Smiles Prescribed at PRHC’s Paediatric Outpatient Clinic
Smiles Prescribed at PRHC’s Paediatric
Outpatient Clinic

Left to right: Nurse Practitioner, Jodi Hazell, Tyler Kelly RN, Patient Ethan Howcroft with RN Shay Cannon and Child Life Specialist Lois Scott celebrate Ethan’s last treatment at Peterborough Regional Health Centre’s Peadiatric Outpatient Clinic. Children laughing, playing and running ...

Posted: May 29, 2013|Featured, Patient Care, Pediatrics|1 comment

Liquid gold: Early delivery of mom’s milk gives NICU babies the best chance at getting stronger
Liquid gold: Early delivery of mom’s milk gives NICU
babies the best chance at getting stronger

Oral Immune Therapy (OIT) is a continuous quality improvement (CQI) initiative designed to provide early colostrum to babies in the NICU. It was implemented in October, involving the NICU, the Obstetrical Care Unit and the Mother/Baby Unit at London Health ...


Stollery Children’s Hospital’s Family Talks program
Stollery Children’s Hospital’s Family Talks program

A poster on the wall can remind staff of family centred care core concepts: respect, dignity, information sharing, participation and collaboration. But there’s nothing like a mom telling her daughter’s story to make those concepts come to life for health ...

Posted: June 12, 2012|Featured, Patient Care, Pediatrics|3 comments

Pain reliever for children, ‘lifesaver’ for parents:  What’s all the buzz about?
Pain reliever for children, ‘lifesaver’ for parents:
What’s all the buzz about?

“A” is for apple and “b” is for bee – that familiar fuzzy, buzzing creature that children are introduced to almost as soon as they say their first words. At Markham Stouffville Hospital, that buzzing bee is much more than ...

Posted: June 11, 2012|Featured, Patient Care, Pediatrics|0 comments

Medical clerks get access to wide range of paediatric cases at St. Joe’s
Medical clerks get access to wide range of paediatric
cases at St. Joe’s

Third-year medical student Miralem Mrkonjic is still deciding what field he’d like to specialize in as a doctor, but the clerkship rotations he is doing at four hospitals may help him choose his specialty. Mrkonjic is currently doing a six-week clerkship ...


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