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Unique social media platform aids in breaking down hospital walls for...

Before the birth of social media – Facebook and Twitter- two young girls longed to stay connected while in hospital and away from their...

Work to be done to improve patient safety in paediatrics

We go to great lengths to protect our children, doing our best to keep them safe from harm. Unfortunately, more than nine per cent of...

How physicians cope with the loss of their patients

The grief that physicians feel over the loss of their patients is something that is often significantly underestimated. With Mount Sinai Hospital physicians treating...

New iPhone app helps kids with cancer fight pain

Every year in Canada 1,400 children are diagnosed with cancer and must not only battle the disease itself, but also the pain associated with...

Poison prevention: Out of sight and locked up tight

It is natural for children to explore their environment as they grow and develop, but this can put them at risk of unintentional poisoning. ...

New diagnostic tool reflects diverse Canadian paediatric population

A major tool has been developed that will directly contribute to improved diagnosis and assessment of children and youth with medical concerns across Canada. When...

SickKids opens cultural competence education to the world

“Axserunds, I janhdnlu lochkey you jspajgcl go.” For many new immigrants in Ontario, understanding the health-care system is about as clear as the phrase above....

New mobile app helps IBD patients transition to adult care

Parents tend to do most of the talking at their child’s doctor’s appointments. While the child is almost always present, their participation is often...

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