Disturbing trend of infants coming to CHEO with head trauma
Posted on Friday, January 29, 2021 10:35 AM
Indicates parents and caregivers need more support during the COVID-19 pandemic
Ottawa, ON – January 28, 2021 – In collaboration with the Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa and Ottawa Public Health, CHEO is raising awareness of a disturbing trend. Since September, CHEO has seen more than twice as many infants (children under 1 year) for maltreatment concerns, specifically fractures and head trauma. Our community needs to be aware....
Forbes ranks CHEO among top Canadian hospitals
Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2021 02:00 PM
Ottawa, Ontario, January 28, 2021 — CHEO, Ottawa’s pediatric health and research centre ranks second among Canadian hospitals on the Forbes list of Canada’s Best Employers for 2021.
The Canada’s Best Employers list includes 300 companies and organizations from the private sector, government services, finance, education, telecommunications, health care, and more.
Forbes and Statista selected the Canada’s Best Employers 2021 through an...
When Is Dead Really Dead?
Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 05:00 PM
The Death Prediction and Physiology after Removal of Therapy Study (DePPaRT Study)
A new international study, led by Dr. Sonny Dhanani published in the January 28 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, documents the physiology of the dying process. Working closely with the Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program, The Canadian Critical Care Trials Group and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute’s Dynamic Analysis Lab, the research...
Ottawa’s top hospital docs: Stay home. Stay safe. Save lives.
Posted on Friday, January 22, 2021 10:09 AM
This is a joint message from Ottawa’s medical chiefs of staff.
OTTAWA – January 22, 2021 – As medical Chiefs of Staff for Ottawa’s hospitals, we are asking everyone to adhere to provincial public health restrictions and stay home, except for essential reasons — reasons that include seeking medical care, essential work, groceries and exercise. We want our teams to continue delivering in-person care, whether that’s surgeries, diagnostic tests or specialist appointments.
We can do this, Ottawa. We've...
CHEO School Authority seeks volunteer School Board Member
Posted on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 04:36 PM
CHEO School Authority is currently seeking applicants to apply to existing vacancies on their School Authority Board of Directors. For the last 65 years, CHEO School (formerly Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre School) has provided an optimal learning environment for kindergarten-aged students with physical, developmental and other complex needs. Motivated and eager applicants with experience in the areas of health, finance, social services, special education...