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Nurses nurturing nurses at Sunnybrook & Women’s Critical Care Unit

A new mentorship program at Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre is a fresh approach to training new nurses in the Critical Care...

If disaster strikes Toronto will be ready to respond

Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre is Canada's first and largest Trauma centre caring for more than 1,200 patients a year who require...

PRIISME helps primary care providers and patients manage chronic disease

Do you know what patients with chronic disease such as diabetes, asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) find the most daunting? According to a...

Electronic Health Record improves patient care in Central Alberta

Residents of the Capital Health region in central Alberta have always moved freely between hospitals, emergency wards and clinics to receive care. But not...

Toronto Rehab leads the way for teamwork in patient care

Toronto Rehab is leading the way in developing Interprofessional Education (IPE) strategies to promote collaboration, teamwork and communication among health-care disciplines with the goal...

St. Mary’s New Chest Unit Enhances Patient Care

St. Mary's General Hospital's (Kitchener, Ontario) Chest Unit provides specialized patient care and enables more efficient use of critical care resources. The unit,...

The Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Memorial Hospital: Nursing and delivering care in a remote...

When you were in nursing school you tried to decide which clinical area of practice you would most want to practice in upon graduation....

Focus on Dr. Wei Cheng

Dr. Wei Cheng is a pediatric surgeon and a Médecins Sans Frontires/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) volunteer. He was born in Beijing and became a...

Bereavement Consultant – Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg

When a patient dies, patient care workers quickly turn their attention to those who still require their special skills. The death signals an end...

Treating an illness’s ripple effect

Mercedes Pederson loved being a "little mother" to her baby brother, Ryan. So it was more than shocking to the eight-year-old when Ryan developed...

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