Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids
TREKK is a growing network of
who share the same goal - to improve emergency care for children across Canada.
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Are we ready to commit nationally to emergency care for children? When a child is sick or injured, our health system usually delivers excellent care. That’s good news. Yet the adage that “children are not small adults” – and have specific medical needs – reflects the challenge still facing most Canadian emergency departments. Check o...
The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) presented a generous donation to the Children's Hospital and the TREKK Network on July 6. After holding a Night to Remember Gala in support of TREKK and resources for patients and families, they were able to raise $50,000. We are grateful to the MMF for supporting the delivery of the right resources and traini...
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.