Tag Archives: Children’s Hospital

China’s Clown Doctors Bring Joy to Children’s Hospitals

China's healthcare system embraces an unusual Swiss program

Over the past 20 years, Switzerland’s clown doctors have made their way to six of China’s top hospitals. And no, this isn’t a bad joke about the Swiss healthcare system. These “doctors” are literally clowns. They wear bright red foam noses, … Continue reading

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How Can We Support Families of Children with Serious Illness? An Interview with Jennifer Belke

Whether mending a broken bone or facing the death of a child, Child Life Services can help children and families cope with a hospital stay

The UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, part of the University of California Medical Center in San Francisco, is one of the top children’s hospitals in the nation. They offer compassionate care for virtually all pediatric conditions, including cancer, heart disease, neurological … Continue reading

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Easter Bunny Visits Children’s Hospitals

Hospitals Welcome the Joy of the Holiday to Cheer Up Terminally Ill Children

It looks like the Easter Bunny does not overlook hospitals. At hospitals across the country this time of year, the creature of Springtime fantasy and glee is making the rounds to spread a bit of joy to sick children. Last … Continue reading

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