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Monthly Archives: January 2008

They’ve got the beat: Team-building drumming workshop a hit

It was a day to set goals. The event: The Annual Leadership Forum for 22 managers at Villa Colombo, a facility that provides residential...

University Health Network’s wellness centre: A true health oasis

Upon entering the brand new employee wellness centre at the University Health Network (UHN), you instantly feel at ease. Ocean-blue walls induce immediate relaxation,...

Nursing grads soar at Sunnybrook

New nurses are buzzing around Sunnybrook, as the hospital has undertaken the province’s Nursing Graduate Guarantee Initiative, offering nursing graduates across Ontario exciting opportunities...

A trauma training day: Up close and personal

It was an afternoon when the textbooks were packed away and 18 Brock University third and fourth year nursing students had an experience that...

Unique role-playing event allows staff to experience life as a ‘preemie’

Imagine what it’s like to be a three pound premature baby; instead of the security and comfort of the womb, you suddenly find yourself...

York Central Hospital offers first of its kind mentorship program in Canada

As part of building capacity at York Central Hospital a strategy was created to enhance the learning environment for staff, attract staff to the...

Nurses welcome coroner’s inquest recommendations but say physician dominance must be addressed

A coroner’s inquest into the murder of Windsor RN Lori Dupont wrapped up on Dec. 11 with 26 recommendations that jurors hope will prevent...

The business of medicine

If you had told Dr. Fawaz Siddiqi four years ago that he would be back in school before even completing his residency, he would...

Stress in the workplace

Work related stress can be described as a pattern of emotional, cognitive, behavioural and physiological reactions that we experience whenever we perceive ourselves to...

Bright minds and big hearts come together to make Mount Sinai an attractive workplace

When professional nursing graduate Jamie Chow joined the busy, bustling emergency department at Mount Sinai Hospital (MSH) several months ago, she was the rookie...

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