CHEO receives international certification as MASCC Center of Excellence in Supportive Care in Cancer
Posted on Tuesday, December 06, 2022 09:54 AM
CHEO is among four Ontario hospitals with specialized childhood cancer programs to receive a first-in-Canada prestigious international certification recognizing excellent supportive care for children and youth with cancer.
CHEO, SickKids, Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre and McMaster Children’s Hospital, are now certified by the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) as Centers of Excellence in Supportive Care in Cancer.
Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 03:20 PM
Pediatric infectious diseases experts from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), CHEO, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), the Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre and McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH) have issued a joint statement in support of COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations for children aged six months to five years. As pediatric health-care providers on the frontlines of the recent surge in respiratory viruses, the group is encouraging COVID-19 and influenza vaccination...
Posted on Monday, November 28, 2022 12:39 PM
Ottawa – November 28, 2022 – CHEO is welcoming a much-needed investment to right-size its pediatric intensive and critical care services.
As of this week, the Ontario government has approved new, permanent funding that will:
- Increase the number of funded ‘level 2’ critical care beds from six to 12. (These are beds for children with acute illnesses that require continuous monitoring of their vital signs and extra nursing...
Innovators meet in the CHEO Bears’ Den to pitch ideas and products to improve children’s health care
Posted on Thursday, November 24, 2022 01:49 PM
OTTAWA, Canada – Nov. 24, 2022 – Last Friday, a handful of start-ups were welcomed into the inaugural CHEO Bears’ Den to pitch their innovative products and ideas with the aim of supporting and improving children’s health care. The Bears’ Den is an initiative coming out of the CHEO Research Institute’s efforts to advance health care innovation by partnering with early-stage companies and technologies that have the potential to transform and elevate the delivery of pediatric care.
Posted on Thursday, November 24, 2022 09:34 AM
November 24, 2022 — OTTAWA — An important milestone was recently reached in CHEO’s 1Door4Care project. The government of Ontario released the request for proposals (RFP) to three prequalified teams to prepare their bids to construct the new integrated children’s treatment centre that will serve the more than 40,000 children and youth in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec.
“Providing a seamless and integrated experience for kids and their families has become a critical mission here at CHEO. We need...