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Paediatric Complex Care Clinic

The Paediatric Complex Care Clinic provides centralized, full-service care, close to home. North York General Hospital is the fourth hospital in Ontario to introduce the one-stop model for complex care in paediatrics. The Paediatric Complex Care Clinic team delivers excellent, patient- and family-centered care and works towards improving the quality of life for both you and your child.

The clinic will help oversee your child's health care needs and partner with you and any health care provider involved in your child's care. The Paediatric Complex Care team will help make sure your child is getting the right care, at the right time, in your own community.

What is complex care?

Children who have complex medical conditions, such as extreme premature birth, cerebral palsy, congenital heart disease and children who do not have a clear diagnosis, tend to be treated by more than one health care provider, are considered to have complex care needs.

Complex care is a coordinated, comprehensive and collaborative model that is designed to fit each patient's unique needs.

Complex health needs may include:
  • Use of multiple services and specialists
  • Taking many different medications
  • Reliance on medical technology (such as feeding tubes or oxygen)
How to become a patient?