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Concussion in Kids

— By improving sleep, research shows that post-concussion symptoms in adolescents may also get better.(Shutterstock) Brian Brooks, University of Calgary and Lianne Tomfohr-Madsen, University of Calgary Active kids sustain injuries. It is estimated that every year more than 100,000 Canadian children and adolescents get a concussion while participating in normal childhood activities, like sports and… Read More »

Ambulatory care unit for paediatrics ward a bonus for sick kids

NEW UNIT: Paediatric registered nurse Kayleen Cole, nursing unit manager Shirley Roberts, Stephanie Dorsett and hospital general manager Cathy Marshall. PAEDIATRIC patients will no longer have to travel to Sydney for certain specialised medical treatments, thanks to a new paediatric ambulatory care unit operating out of Bathurst Base Hospital.    Housed within the paediatric ward, the unit has… Read More »