Monthly Archives: April 2016

With his skates, pads and sports bag, 13-year-old Justin rushed out of the house, slamming the door behind him. His mother was waiting in...

By James Wysotski St. Michael’s is the first hospital in Canada to have performed a novel catheter-based valve replacement technique that allows cardiac patients to go...

 The colorectal surgery team at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) has performed the first robotic ventral rectopexy in Canada to treat a condition called...

1st Place Winner: Pauline Voon –BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Providence Health Care It is a great pleasure to write this letter to nominate Pauline...

They’re calling it ‘the stethoscope of the future’. A portable technology called #point-of-care #ultrasound is helping doctors at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)...

The culture of quality improvement at #Runnymede Healthcare Centre has inspired the creation of a #pharmacy initiative that is receiving national attention for enhancing...

 Every volunteer has their own story. Samantha Nicholas became a volunteer because she wanted to honour her grandmother’s #cancer journey. Haley Brough became a...

It looks like an ordinary cup of tea being offered to someone sitting at the bedside. But this simple transaction has a far greater...

The idea that we are in the midst of a genetic revolution has been with us for decades. The latest iteration of this promise...

For a non-descript box it wields a mighty name and even more impressive possibilities for people with heart disease. Called the #AngioDefender, the machine...