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.
Have you read the TREKK opinion piece that was published recently? Written by TREKK Network Director, Dr. Terry Klassen, and KT Coordinator, Leah Crockett, the Op-Ed discusses the gaps in children's emergency care and the importance and need for more funding.