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Appointment during the corona pandemic

Further easing of corona measures

Erasmus MC Sophia has lifted many of the covid measures as of April 14 2022. It is no longer mandatory to wear a mouth mask in public areas. In the consulting room, care staff will wear an II-R mask if they are within 1.5 meters of the patient.

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Does your child have a DigiD log-in yet?

We recommend for your child to have a DigiD log-in when visiting our hospital. DigiD stands for digital identity and is used as identification to access government, education and healthcare institutions.

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Slight hearing loss linked to poorer school performance

Children with slight hearing loss scored less well in their cito test, taken in the final year of primary school, and showed more behavioral problems than young teenagers who hear well.

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Only use melatonin on physicians advice

As many as one in seventeen young teenagers use the sleeping aid melatonin on a weekly basis to help them sleep better. This is the conclusion of the long-term Generation R population study in Rotterdam. Researchers warn parents to be careful when using melatonin without a physician's advice, because the long-term effects on children are unknown.

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Teaching prize for Sophia Children’s Hospital lecturer

Patricia Kalkman, pediatrician at Sophia Children’s Hospital, was voted Lecturer of the Year in Erasmus MC’s Education Center.

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Noise damage in one out of seven children

Nearly one out of seven children aged between 9 and 11 years in the Generation R population screening suffers from noise-induced hearing loss.

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Lights for Sophia

Elementary schools and clubs will again be able to join in Sophia’s Lights Walk this year, which will be taking place in December.

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Erasmus MC completely smoke-free

The entire Erasmus MC campus is to be smoke-free by 1 January 2020.

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