Issue 1 | October 2022

Last updated on November 21, 2022

7716.web.milestones masthead FA
Supporting high-quality and inclusive perinatal, newborn, child and youth healthcare

In This Issue

Dr. Jackie Schleifer Taylor Departs as PCMCH Chair

After four exceptional years as Chair of PCMCH’s Governing Council, Dr. Schleifer Taylor is leaving the position. Read more…

COVID-19 Vaccination: Current Recommendations

An increase in COVID-19 infections is likely as the weather turns cooler and socializing goes indoors. The following is a review of the current recommendations for vaccination in pregnant people, children and youth, and around bivalent vaccines. Read more…

Sharing EDI Insights

Ontario is home to a highly diverse population. It is essential that PCMCH ensure that different perspectives are considered in our work. PCMCH asked two Governing Council members, Dr. Marilyn Crabtree and Dr. Bruce Squires, to discuss equity, diversity and inclusion-building work they and their organizations are engaged in. Read more…

Easing Transitions to the Adult Care System

Two new resources that support collaboration between youth, families and healthcare providers when a youth transitions from the paediatric to adult healthcare systems are now available: the Transitions from Youth to Adult Health Care Quality Standard and the Complex Care for Kids Ontario (CCKO) Youth Transition to Adult Care ToolkitRead more…

Clinical Handbook for Paediatric Asthma

PCMCH has released, in partnership with the Lung Health Association, updated clinical recommendations to assist healthcare providers in treating young patients with asthma in emergency department and in-patient settings. Read more…