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Inspired lives

A diagnosis of cancer istraumatic for individuals andtheir families. Imagine ascenario in which both parentsget crushing news they willface the fight of their lives,...

Individual commitment to a group effort

The time before and after we enter into a new fiscal year is, traditionally, a very hectic time for everyone at Ontario Shores Centre...

It’s time to start using the M-word

In many ways, Marion Albaum of Toronto, 38, is your typical Canadian mom. She cheers at her son’s minor league hockey games and creates...

A new role for physiotherapists at Lakeridge Health

Physiotherapists at Lakeridge Health are taking on new responsibilities that will give them a lot to…well, puff about. “I don’t know of any other hospital...

Plain Language Labelling Initiative is long overdue

Many seniors have trouble with the labels on prescription drugs. The print is too small to read, and the words are often medical terms...

Celebrating Nursing Hero Arden Hamilton

Honourable Mention: Arden Hamilton, RN, North Bay Health Sciences Centre Nomination letter: I entered the AIPU for treatment and intervention to manage my depression in October...

Recognizing Nursing Hero Marcia Langhorn

Honourable Mention: Marcia Langhorn, RN, Southwest Regional Cancer Program Marcia has worked at the London Regional Cancer Program (and South West Regional Cancer Program) for over...

Improving patients’ quality of life with at-home dialysis

Hemodialysis machines look complicated, but Flynn Ramirez has no trouble hooking one up. With the skill that comes from constant repetition, he attaches a fresh...

Hospital News salutes nursing heroes

Honourable Mention - Lois Robinson, RN, emergency department, Rouge Valley Health System On behalf of all staff of the Rouge Valley Health System - Centenary...

Hospital News salutes Nursing Heroes

HONOURABLE MENTION: ANGELA SMITHN RN, BHScN, CPMHN(C), Nurse Therapist, Trillium Health Partners I would like to nominate Angela Smith, RN, BHScN, CPMHN(C), Nurse Therapist for...

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