Connecting children and youth with specialized care
Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2023 11:47 AM
New pilot program will ensure children and youth with complex special needs connect to the care and services they need
HAMILTON — The Ontario government is investing $97 million over three years to launch a pilot program at three major hospitals in Toronto, Hamilton and Ottawa to help children and youth with complex special needs such as developmental and intellectual disabilities, mental health concerns, chronic conditions and physical disabilities, connect to the highly individualized and...
CHEO receives official French services health provider designation
Posted on Wednesday, March 01, 2023 10:53 AM
March 1, 2023 - Ottawa, ON - We are proud to announce CHEO has received the French services health provider designation under the Province of Ontario French Language Services Act. The nomination was provided by the Réseau des services de santé en français de l’Est de l’Ontario (RSSFE) and approved by the Ministry of Health in December 2022.
Seeking health care, especially for children and youth, can be daunting. At CHEO, we work hard to remove barriers like language, and make kids’ health care...
Kids Come First to help families catch up on immunizations with innovative, seamless solution
Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2023 11:51 AM
Ottawa, Canada (February 23, 2023)— On National Kids and Vaccines Day, partners of the Kids Come First Health Team are working together to provide a streamlined, easy-to-use system that will help families – especially those without access to primary care – catch up on routine childhood immunizations and can also send the records to local public health units, automatically.
In Ottawa alone, over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, kids have missed tens of thousands of doses of their routine...
CHEO named best hospital to work for in Ottawa and the country
Posted on Tuesday, February 07, 2023 12:49 PM
Organization receives accolades for its supportive environment to staff, competitive compensation and opportunities for growth
February 7, 2023 (Ottawa, ON) – CHEO is again being recognized as one of the best places to work – not just in Ottawa, but in all of Canadian health care.
This week, Canada’s Top 100 Employers named CHEO as a Top Employer in the National Capital Region for...
Getting kids back to school sooner after a concussion can mean a faster recovery – new study
Posted on Friday, January 20, 2023 11:58 AM
OTTAWA, Canada – Jan. 20, 2023 – Contrary to popular belief, rest from school may not always be the best after a concussion, a new study published in JAMA Network Open finds. In fact, an early return to school is associated with a lower symptom burden after suffering a concussion and, ultimately, faster recovery.
“As a pediatric emergency physician who treats hundreds of youths with new and...