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Friends in kid’s health: blueballoon Health Services

At Quinte Pediatrics and Adolecent Medicine, we strive to provide quality, dedicated medical care to kids and teens. This includes seeking out awesome products and services in our community that are changing the face of pediatric care and sharing those discoveries with you! Last month, we made some new friends who are doing some pretty exciting things in pediatric therapy; everything from basic speech therapy to more complex cases like children with Autism, Down Syndrome or Cerebral Palsy. We are so excited with their work and how it could benefit many of our own patient families that we just had[Read more...]

Your Special Needs Service Suggestions and What’s Next

We asked and you answered! We wanted to know what services for kid’s and teens with special needs you’d love to see available in Belleville and the Quinte area. Now we’re taking you ideas and trying to find ways to bring them to life! What our first plan? Watch to find out! Don’t forget to subscribe to Quinte Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine on YouTube!

Adam’s Hope Charity Golf Tournament: Good times, great cause!

Is there anything better than having a great time and benefitting a great cause all at the same time? We think not! July 22nd marks the second annual Adam’s Hope Charity Golf Tournament and it’s sure to be a very fun day indeed. Adam’s Hope is a local non-profit that is dedicated to helping local families affected by autism right here in the Quinte area. When a child is diagnosed with autism, deciphering options and next steps is often a daunting experience for most families. Adam’s Hope helps to make resources, treatment options, and funding more accessible so that local[Read more...]

Have a special needs child or teen in your life? We’re looking for your feedback!

Have a special needs child or teen in your life? We’re looking for your feedback! When it comes to our Special Kids, Special Care clinic, we work with young people living with a wide variety of conditions. Cerebral palsy, congenital heart diseases, Down Syndrome, genetic disorders, epilepsy and even complex problems that elude diagnosis – you name it, we’ve seen it and we’re always looking for greater ways to respond and care for the unique needs of each patient. Anyone who has ever lived or works with a special need child or teen knows that, caring for the needs their[Read more...]

Kid’s and teen health apps that we love!

You already know that your smartphone is a great way to stay connected, get organized and have fun. Did you also know that it can also allow you to carry a world of kid’s and teen health information in your pocket? From pregnancy tracking to pediatric resources and even interactive games, there are a tons of great apps out there to help put kid’s health at your fingertips. But with all of the apps to choose from, we know that finding comprehensive, trustworthy ones can be a bit daunting. That’s why we’ve added a new page to our website: Apps[Read more...]

We’re getting a make-over!

The sun is shining and the May long weekend has come and gone. Hopefully it treated you and your family well! Perhaps you’ve noticed that our office is closed this week. We’re using this time to give QPAM headquarters a long over-due make over! During this time there will be no services running and the front desk is closed as we busily work away on the transformation! We’re only a few days into the renovations but we’re already excited about the new look. We can’t wait to share it with you when the doors open up again next week! We[Read more...]

May events to help kids & families in our community!

Looking for events in the community that will give you the chance to have some fun AND give back to the kids and families in our community? We’ve got three right here for you! Pennzoil & Petro-Canada Customer Appreciation Event for BGHF Belleville’s Pennzoil & Petro-Canada team is spreading the love from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, May 10th, with a customer appreciation event and fundraiser on behalf of the Belleville General Hospital Foundation. Head over to their Dundas Street location for a free BBQ, discounts on car washes and oil changes and enter to win some great prizes[Read more...]

Local health-related events to check out this weekend!

Looking for something to do this weekend? This weekend is shaping up to be a busy one around the Quinte area with a few great health-related events for you and your family to enjoy. Come as You Are for Autism This Sunday head down to Prince Edward Country and show your support for a really valuable service while enjoying entertainment, prizes and more! Money raised will go toward Autism Dog Services, an organization that provides service dogs to children with autism and other related disorders. When and where: 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29th Casa-Dea Estate Winery, Wellington[Read more...]

What BGH’s new Urgent Pediatric Consultation Clinic means for our ACC

Beginning on April 30th, 2012, Belleville General Hospital will launch an Urgent Pediatric Consultation Clinic for pediatric patients experiencing acute medical concerns which require assessment by a pediatrician. This Urgent Pediatric Consultation Clinic will allow its patients to be referred to the pediatrician on-call by the emergency room doctor. In response to the Hospital’s decision, our Acute Care Clinic here at Quinte Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine will be going on a hiatus at the end of this month while the Urgent Pediatric Consultation Clinic is being rolled out. The Acute Care Clinic originally got started as a response to what[Read more...]