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New website helps parents manage common childhood illnesses and injuries
Posted by TREKK member on September 22, 2016

A new resource to help parents manage common childhood illnesses and injuries that don’t require emergency department (ED) treatment is available online. Created by a team of emergency doctors and clinicians from Alberta Children's Hospital and Stollery Children's Hospital, Health Education and Learning (HEAL) aims to provide families across Alb...

CBC Radio Active Child Health Series
Posted by TREKK member on September 08, 2016

Lauren Albrecht, a doctoral student at the University of Alberta, has produced a seven-part radio series about child health research and resources. Under the Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Media Fellowship Program, Albrecht is working with CBC Edmonton and CBC Radio Active. The radio series features short segments covering topics such as ...


Most acutely ill and injured children in Canada are managed within emergency departments that are not part of a children’s hospital. Difficulties in getting the right resources and training have been cited as barriers to providing the best possible care in these settings. This has resulted in variable levels of emergency care for children within Canada.