Posted on Saturday, May 29, 2021 09:00 AM
Dear Premier Ford,
Thank you for your request for advice. We believe you are asking the simple question of whether schools should re-open or not. We have met to consider as much of the scientific evidence that we can. This letter offers you our best advice. We recognize that the ultimate decisions rest with the government, which must weigh the risks and benefits of challenging decisions during a pandemic. Thank you for your leadership during these very challenging times.
A clear principle. We would...
Posted on Friday, May 28, 2021 02:00 PM
Planning is underway to transfer pediatric home care services from Home and Community Care Support Services Champlain to CHEO, which is anticipated to take place in early August. This will be a step toward simplifying the pediatric health-care experience for families of children requiring care at home and in the community. Through consultations over many years, these families have asked for integrated, more connected care in acute and home care services.
Ensuring continuity of care is a top priority. ...
Posted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:27 AM
TORONTO, ON, May 26, 2021 – Food Allergy Canada announces today that Dr. Waleed Alqurashi, a pediatric emergency physician at CHEO and investigator at the CHEO Research Institute, in Ottawa, has been named the recipient of the Robyn Allen Leadership Award for 2021 for his important work in advancing knowledge and care of pediatric anaphylaxis.
“We are very proud that Dr. Alqurashi is the recipient of this year’s award in...
Posted on Thursday, May 20, 2021 03:00 PM
The impact of school closures and the resulting social isolation on the health and well‐being of children and youth has become impossible to ignore. Getting Ontario’s students back into the classroom, with appropriate safety measures in place, for the remainder of this school year and for summer learning must be a priority now. Prioritizing school re‐opening means putting the...
Posted on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 09:30 AM
Children’s hospitals report 100% increase of mental-health related admissions
Canada’s top children’s hospitals and advocacy organizations are uniting to declare #codePINK and raise the alarm about the current mental and health crisis facing children and young people across the country. The term “Code Pink” is used to declare a pediatric emergency, and the campaign is calling on the federal and provincial/territorial governments to act immediately...