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Only TWO days left to nominate your nursing hero

It’s that time of year again. Time to honour the hardwork and dedication of Canadian nurses. Hospital News is currently soliciting nominations for our 7th...

Credit Valley celebrates first midwife-assisted birth

The first midwife-assisted birth at the Credit Valley site of The Credit Valley Hospital and Trillium Health Centre took place in March with the...

VP of Seniors Services ensures the right focus in Winchester

The Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) is committed to supporting seniors – starting right at the top. Last year, the hospital hired Karl Samuelson,...

Caregiver support services improve access to health care resources

Caring for both your children and your elderly parents? You are not alone. More than one in five working Canadians belong to the “sandwich...

Locum midwives provide relief to rural and remote colleagues

#Midwives practice in rural, remote and northern communities across Ontario. Some of these midwives work in practices with midwifery colleagues, others are solo practitioners. Committed...

Anticipating an aging population

How one Women’s College scientist is helping to prepare our health care system Today’s health care costs make up 46 per cent of Ontario’s budget....

Supporting palliative care patients with a team approach

St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto is not designated as a palliative care facility, but we provide quality treatment and compassionate support for palliative patients...

Baycrest opens lab to spark innovations in aging

A slim robot stole the spotlight when Baycrest officially opened its Innovation, Technology and Design Lab (ITD) in late February. The telepresence robot, spanning just...

Returning home from hospital

The idea of moving out of hospital and back home seems, on the surface, to be a transition worth celebrating. After all, for many...

Finding peace in troubling times

Lise Johnson lies comfortably in her hospital bed, gazing toward the big, bright window in her room. “I feel such a feeling of peace,” she...

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