Posted on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 09:30 AM
October 17, 2018 — Ottawa — In anticipation of today’s legalization of cannabis in Canada, CHEO has developed policies and guidance about the recreational and medicinal use of cannabis in children and youth at CHEO.
CHEO is committed to protecting children and youth from potential harms associated with cannabis use, while also recognizing the need to address its medicinal role.
In accordance with Canadian law, the possession of recreational cannabis...
Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 09:00 AM
Oct. 16, 2018 — Ottawa — Families often have many questions and concerns when bringing a child to a hospital. Those questions have been reduced by one when they visit CHEO’s plastic surgery clinic. Now they can see real-time predicted wait times based on what is actually happening in the clinic at that moment.
“We have a screen that shows how long someone can expect to wait before going to an examination room, as well as how long they can expect their...
Posted on Tuesday, May 01, 2018 09:00 AM
Ottawa—May 1, 2018—In an important step toward a more integrated system for children and youth that require support to participate fully in the school curriculum, CHEO and the Champlain LHIN have announced their plan for transferring administration and oversight of the School Health Support Services in publicly funded schools from the LHIN to CHEO during the upcoming summer months.
School Health Support Services offer children occupational therapy, physiotherapy...
Posted on Thursday, March 15, 2018 11:00 AM
— President and CEO Alex Munter sent this note to supporters of 1door4care after funding for the project was announced on March 15, 2018 —
You did it! Thousands of you!
Pledging your support. Sharing your stories. Posting on social media. Contacting your MPP.
You have all made a difference for some of our most vulnerable children and youth!!
This morning, Premier Kathleen Wynne visited CHEO to announce provincial funding for a new building that will be a hub for kids and teens with...
Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 09:30 AM
Feb. 20, 2018 — Ottawa — Parents’ Lifelines of Eastern Ontario (PLEO) and Autism Ontario – Ottawa Chapter are excited to be supporting the #1door4care initiative to secure funding for a new treatment centre on CHEO – OCTC’s main campus.
Under the #1door4care banner, the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario – Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre (CHEO – OCTC) and CHEO Foundation are running an awareness campaign to show how strongly Eastern Ontario supports a new building that will serve as...