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Eliminating preventable harm to patients and staff

#The Hospital for Sick Children (#SickKids) has launched an ambitious patient and staff safety initiative that will have a significant impact in making care...

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...

SickKids-UHN partnership brings cloud technology to health care

More and more, the fields of biology and genomics are becoming big data sciences. Today research discovery and innovation are made possible by not...

New app for dosing pain medication in children

Medication is the most common pain management tool that health care professionals use to help patients through their treatment and recovery. For adults the...

Doctors destroy bone tumour using incisionless surgery

A patient at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is the first child in North America to have undergone a specialized procedure that uses...

Taking action against childhood obesity

A generation ago, “after school” was a time when most children looked forward to being outside, running around and playing until they were called...

New Bedside Paediatric Early Warning System

Unfortunately, the harrowing scene of doctors and nurses running with crash carts to a child’s bedside after an ‘unexpected’ code blue is a familiar...

SickKids’ new high-rise research lab

There are not many medical research facilities in the world that reach upwards for excellence. The vital work of finding better outcomes for children's...

Superhero runs across Canada for sick kids

Imagine running a marathon; 42 kilometres of sweat, exhaustion and aching joints. Now imagine running a marathon every day for eight months. This is...

Online interactive story aims to help children understand emotions

When it comes to mental health, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is breaking the barriers in an unconventional way. This September marked the 11th...

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