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Striving to be the safest hospital for patients and staff

By Anne Kelly St. Mary’s General Hospital’s vision is to be the safest and most effective hospital in Canada for patients and for staff. The Kitchener...

Students put young researchers in the hot seat

By Alexis Dobranowski An enthusiastic group of elementary school students took time out of their summer holidays to visit Sunnybrook for a day of learning...

Wellness Certificate Program helps hospital staff commit to self-care

By Emily Holton A new, one-year certificate program at St. Michael’s Hospital offers clinical and administrative staff a different kind of professional development: how to...

Taking action against workplace violence

I was a frontline nurse for 17 years. The work was challenging and rewarding, and it was a career I absolutely loved. During that...

A promising strategy for cancer therapeutics

Guanine Quadruplex Stabilization By Caitlin E. Miron DNA: the library of genetic information that dictates the development and function of our bodies. This information is stored...

Training perioperative nurses in their future work environment

By Diane Wild The operating room is a fast-paced and highly technical environment, and Fraser Health, like health care organizations across the country, is facing...

Competence by Design Initiative upgrades Canadian specialty medical education

By Kenneth A. Harris Heraclitus once said, “There is nothing permanent except change.” This quote rings especially true for specialty medical education in Canada in...

Anonymous donor lets sick children DRIVE themselves to operating room in style

Sick children at Humber River Hospital have enough stress when it comes to operations and procedures.  However, thanks to the donation of one doctor,...

RVH opens regional child and youth mental health program

Last week, people from across the region, including Ontario’s Minister of Children and Youth Services, Michael Coteau,  packed Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre’s (RVH)...

In the face of fire: Taking care of healthcare facilities

By Erin Toews The staff were hired and the training was complete. After months of planning, the Cariboo Memorial Hospital security team was eager to...

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