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CHEO and Ottawa Paramedics team up to help critically ill newborns
Santa Claus is coming to town early and he has a gift for some of Ontario̵...
CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery SOLD OUT
The CHEO Foundation has announced that all tickets for the 2015 Dream of a Lifetime Lottery have been sold guaranteeing there will be 67,500 tickets in the drum for t...
CHEO appoints next medical Chief of Staff, Dr. Lindy Samson
CHEO's new Chief of Staff designate, Dr. Lindy Samson, is a p...
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario endorses Rowan’s Law
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is proud to officially endorse Rowan’s Law, a private members’ bill in the Ontario legislature that aims to find better w...
CHEO joins effort to prepare for health needs of Syrian refugees arriving in Canada
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) has joined the Refugee 613 effort to coordinate Ottawa’s response to the global refugee crisis....
CHEO, Ottawa Public Health and CTV partner to help parents raise healthier kids
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and Ottawa Public Health (OPH) are teaming up t...
New leader appointed for key Ontario mental health program
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is pleased to name Michelle Hurtubise as the new executive director for the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Men...
CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery
The Early Bird Deadline in CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery is midnight, Friday, November 13th. ...
CHEO and The Royal answer call to improve access to mental health care with Young Minds strategy
CHEO and The Royal are launching a shared five-year strategic plan to improve access to mental health care for children and youth in Eastern Ontario ...
The Canadian experience on pediatric liver disease: Early diagnosis is critical
A first of its kind nationwide study on pediatric Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH), a progressive inflammatory liver disease, was released today in the esteemed journal, Pe...
Understanding Concussions – recognizing signs and symptoms
CHEO, in conjunction with the OCDSB, is pleased to offer a special presentation and panel discussion on concussions. This free event will take place Thursday, October...
CHEO hopes Canada will follow Australian High Court ruling on gene patents
CHEO applauds the Australian High Court’s ruling today that human genes cannot be patented. ...
Ottawa high school students lead change in attitudes to mental health
CHEO’s Youth Net/Réseau Ado and young people from ten different high school Student Wellness Committees in the Ottawa region are fighting to end the stigma...
2015-2016 CHEO Champion Child
The CHEO Foundation announced that nine year old Hodan Osman is CHEO’s representative in the Children's Miracle Network’s Champions program presented by W...
“CHEO NEEDS YOU” CTV television special to air Monday, October 12th in support of CHEO
CHEO and CTV Ottawa present “CHEO Needs You,” a special television show that will tell the stories of three CHEO patients ...
CHEO mourns Max Keeping, one of its biggest champions
CHEO, its staff, physicians, volunteers and families will deeply miss Max Keeping, an outstanding citizen, broadcaster, and one of CHEO’s biggest champions. His...
CHEO seeks volunteer to join the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child & Youth Mental Health Governance Committee
The Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health (the Centre) is currently recruiting for a member with financial expertise to participate on its go...
The Times They Are A-Changing - Kids’ Mental Health
A joint presentation on child and youth mental health by CHEO, The Royal and OCDSB will take place on Wednesday, September 30 at 7:00 pm at Sir Robert Borden High Sch...
CHEO’s 2015 Dream of a Lifetime Lottery
The CHEO Foundation officially launched the 2015 edition of CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery this morning at the Minto Dream Home in Manotick.

CHEO is a leader in paperless outpatient clinics
This summer CHEO was the first hospital in Canada to receive a Stage 6 electronic health records designation for its outpatient clinics from the Healthcare Informatio...
Ontario patients now have access to more genetic tests
Ontarians will now be able to obtain more comprehensive genetic tests for inherited heart conditions. CHEO has expanded its testing capabilities using some of the mos...
Government of Canada Partners with the CHEO Research Institute to Improve Maternal Health
Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced funding for the CHEO Research Institute for a project that will help improve the health of expectant...
Unique pilot program to help families of kids with most complex medical needs
CHEO and its community partners are celebrating the announcement today of federal funding for a unique pilot program that will help families manage the social, emotio...
Cancer patients treated in world-first clinical trial of Canadian viral therapy
Canadian researchers have launched the world’s first clinical trial of a novel investigational therapy that uses a combination of two viruses to attack and kill...
Eating disorders experts weigh in on Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder – two years after classification as a mental health condition
Jessie is a five-year-old girl who doesn’t like foods with much texture or flavour. She prefers to eat foods that don’t require lots of chewing, like soup...
CHEO’s administrative overhead lowest in region — focuses resources on patient care
Data released today by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) shows that CHEO invests the most in patient care and spends the least on administrative ov...
2015 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth and takes a stand on outdoor and risky active play
In an era of schoolyard ball bans, bylaws that restrict tobogganing and parents’ frequent calls of “Be careful” or “Wait for me,” are we...
32nd CHEO Telethon National Capital Regions breaks another record for CHEO’s kids!
When the final total of $7,941,063 lit up on the giant tote board just before 7 p.m. the cheering crowd at the E & Y Centre represented a feeling of joy that was ...
32nd Annual CHEO Telethon on CTV Ottawa Airs This Weekend
This Saturday and Sunday we invite you to be a SuperHERO for CHEO during the CHEO Telethon on CTV. Watch, call and donate to help us raise funds

Transformative research at University of Ottawa nets $28.5 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation
A group of scientists from the University of Ottawa and its affiliated institutes, OHRI and CHEO, will share $28,511,215 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation to ...
New defendant in CHEO’s gene patent challenge
Recent developments in CHEO’s gene patent challenge have resulted in a US-based biotechnology company, Transgenomic, purchasing the patents for Long QT genes fr...
CHEO honours Volunteer of the Year
CHEO is pleased to celebrate its Volunteer of the Year – Ann Lambert, pioneer of CHEO’s pet therapy program, who has brought comfort and healing to young ...
CHEO encourages parents to choose wisely and keep Emergency for emergencies
CHEO wants to help parents decide when to visit the Emergency Department. ...
Hundreds of Ottawa students step up to fight mental health stigma
CHEO’s Youth Net/Réseau Ado is tackling stigma surrounding mental illness head-on with their youth anti-stigma summit, HeadStrong.

Children’s hospital issues call to action to support vaccinations
CHEO is issuing a call to action urging parents and community members to spread the facts about the benefits of immunization. ...
CHEO Healthy Kids Award Winners Announced
CHEO hosted its fifth annual Healthy Kids Awards ceremony this evening....
STATEMENT - CHEO’s 2015-16 Budget
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)’s 2015/2016 budget plan is addressing an expected funding gap of $6.7 million of its $243 million budget...
Younger immigrants at higher risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
The younger a person is when they immigrate to Canada, the higher their risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and its major subtypes Crohn’s dise...
CHEO to help more children and youth suffering from chronic pain
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is slashing wait times and improving care for kids with chronic pain thanks to $881,517 in yearly funding anno...
Patient lounge at CHEO gets a makeover for mental health
A ribbon cutting was held at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario earlier today to unveil a renovation to the patient lounge on the 6th floor which houses...
CHEO takes a walk down Memory Lane: Celebrating 50 years of volunteers
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is pleased to announce the dedication of Memory Lane to CHEO’s Volunteer Association, in celebration of ...
CHEO named one of top hospitals in Ontario for physician and employee satisfaction
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is excited to be named one of Ontario’s top hospitals for employee and physician satisfaction. ...
CHEO named top teaching hospital in Ontario for Emergency Department care
CHEO is thrilled to be named one of Ontario’s top performing hospitals for its Emergency Department care – by its very own patients ...
CHEO Proud To Be Recognized As a Top Employer in Region
CHEO has once again been recognized as one of the National Capital Region’s Top Employers for 2015. ...
CHEO and OCDSB connect parents with health experts to talk about eating disorders
In collaboration with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB), the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario is pleased to present a free information ses...
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