News from UNC Children's

Visitor restrictions across UNC Hospitals for children under 12
To ensure the safety of our patients, children ages 11 and younger are prohibited from visiting inpatient areas and waiting rooms at UNC Hospitals beginning Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. These restrictions were previously in place for the Newborn Critical Care Center (NCCC), Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), and Bone Marrow Transplant Unit (BMTU) at UNC Hospitals.
Family support extending beyond patient care
When the holidays roll around, special care is needed for families who can't celebrate at home. The folks at Child Life help meet that need.
A personal mission in the battle against superbugs
In the war against infection, sometimes it's better to wait and see before administering antibiotics, says Dr. Zachary Willis.
Holiday blues chased away by Cheeriodicals
With the help of a few elves and helpers, Big Green Boxes help patients bring back their smiles.
HPDP receives $1.5 million to develop diabetes self-management education toolkit
Dr. Thomas Keyserling and Dr. Greg Randolph from the UNC School of Medicine are investigators in the project.
UNC Children’s Physician Nationally Recognized for Efforts in Neonatal Medicine
In North Carolina, more than 10 percent of all births are pre-term (before 37 weeks gestation). At UNC Children’s, Dr. Michael O’Shea and his team are combining research and a family-centered approach to care to achieve the best possible outcomes for children born prematurely and their families.
Using Big Data to End “Hurry Up and Wait”
When a patient is late for an appointment, the effects ripple through the waiting room. A new study suggests ways to avoid this problem.
Flu Alert Restrictions for UNC Children's in Effect
To protect the health of our patients, visitor restrictions for the NCCC, PICU, and BMTU are now in effect.
Governors Club Provides a New Source of Support for Children’s Health
UNC Children’s First-Ever Endowed Chair from a Residential Community
Carroll Named to Leadership Role at Medical Foundation
Mary Margaret Carroll has assumed the job of Senior Executive Director of Development.