Children on the Pediatric Oncology Unit of Norton Children’s Hospital (7 West) show their love and appreciation for the quality of care they receive from their physicians, nurses, child life workers, music therapists, psychologists, etc. In the midst of the busy day of chemo and treatments they find creative ways to make a difficult situation “more
like normal” to quote one 8 year old patient.
Thirteen-year-old Tyler, the brainchild of the event, suggested that getting the patients, staff, and families involved could help relieve the stress that comes from long hospital stays.
The Coping Cart at Norton Children’s Hospital is designed to help ease children’s stress and anxiety.