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Hospital News salutes Nursing Hero Nominee Carol Aird
Hospital News salutes Nursing Hero Nominee Carol Aird

Carol Aird. Carol Aird RN – Peterborough Regional Health Centre Carol graduated from the McMaster School of Nursing in 1977. Her first job was outpost nursing, providing primary healthcare to isolated communities in northern Manitoba and the Northwest Territories. In 1980, ...


Hospital News salutes Nursing Hero Nominee Shelley Wettlaufer
Hospital News salutes Nursing Hero Nominee
Shelley Wettlaufer

Shelley Wettlaufer. Shelley Wettlaufer - Mississauga Halton Community Care Access Centre I would like to nominate my nurse, and my colleague Shelley Wettlaufer whom I known for the last few months only. It is with great pleasure to nominate Shelley as ...


Hospital News salutes  Nursing Hero Nominee Yvonne Ramlall
Hospital News salutes Nursing Hero Nominee Yvonne Ramlall

Yvonne Ramlall. Yvonne Ramlall, RPN, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Whether in real life or not, a hero is someone people look up to for courage and inspiration. And yet, the fast-changing landscape of the Canadian healthcare dictates that our system needs ...


Hospital News salutes Nursing Hero nominee Patty Henderson
Hospital News salutes Nursing Hero nominee
Patty Henderson

Patty Henderson Patty Henderson, RN, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Markham Stouffville Hospital The world has changed very much since the days when Florence Nightingale was a leader – but some nurses who accepted the challenge to follow in her footsteps ...


Hospital News celebrates Nursing Heroes
Hospital News celebrates Nursing Heroes

In honour of National Nursing Week, Hospital News will be posting nominations from our 2015 Nursing Hero Contest to celebrate the accomplishments of nurses. Kathy Zajac is a nurse at Peterborough Regional Health Centre who was nominated as a nursing ...

Posted: May 13, 2015|Featured|0 comments

Hospital News congratulates Nursing Hero Contest Winners
Hospital News congratulates Nursing Hero Contest Winners

Larisa Barbour. Photo credit: Doug Nicholson 1st Place Winner – Larisa Barbour, RN, Surgical Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Larisa Barbour is the definition of a Nursing Hero. She consistently provides the highest level of compassionate, person focused care and inspires ...

Posted: May 6, 2015|Featured|0 comments

Last chance to nominate your Nursing Hero!
Last chance to nominate your Nursing Hero!

COMMITMENT ✚ DEDICATION ✚ COMPASSION ✚ LEADERSHIP Look around you. Have you been inspired, encouraged or empowered by an employee or a colleague? Have you or your loved one been touched by the care and compassion of an outstanding nurse? Do ...

Posted: April 13, 2015|Featured|1 comment

Hospital News is looking for nursing heroes!
Hospital News is looking for nursing heroes!

COMMITMENT ✚ DEDICATION ✚ COMPASSION ✚ LEADERSHIP Look around you. Have you been inspired, encouraged or empowered by an employee or a colleague? Have you or your loved one been touched by the care and compassion of an outstanding nurse? Do you know ...

Posted: March 16, 2015|Featured|1 comment

Leading the way in Continuing Medical Education for cardiovascular care
Leading the way in Continuing Medical Education for
cardiovascular care

Dr. Joe Ricci, medical director of the Central East Regional Cardiac Care Centre for Scarborough-Durham, in the cardiac care learning centre with OTN connectivity. Regional cardiac program videoconferences weekly rounds across Ontario’s Central East Cardiologist Dr. Jason Burstein is delivering ...


Physicians engaged to lead on organ donation in Ontario
Physicians engaged to lead on organ donation in Ontario

Organ and tissue donation benefits society as a whole.  It gives a second chance at life to patients waiting for transplantation and positively contributes to the lives of their families and friends.  It also is a source of comfort to ...


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