Articles By: Kristie Jones

Canadians not getting message about skin cancer
Canadians not getting message about skin cancer

Though I am embarrassed to admit, in my young and foolish days you may have found me at a tanning salon. I was not a regular like many of my friends, but I did admire the sun-kissed look. I thought ...

Posted: June 24, 2014|Editor's Note, Uncategorized|0 comments

Ontario votes
Ontario votes

 On June 12th Ontarians will vote in the provincial election. Here is what the party's have to say about healthcare     Christine Elliot   Like so many families throughout Ontario, my own has had to rely on our public health care system and ...

Posted: June 9, 2014|Featured, Health Care Policy|0 comments

Celebrating Nursing Hero Arden Hamilton
Celebrating Nursing Hero Arden Hamilton

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 2013. That is when I met Arden.  Over the next few days I was ...

Posted: May 24, 2014|Featured, Patient Care|0 comments

Recognizing Nursing Hero Marcia Langhorn
Recognizing Nursing Hero Marcia Langhorn

Honourable Mention: Nursing Hero Marcia Langhorn Marcia Langhorn, RN, Southwest Regional Cancer Program Marcia has worked at the London Regional Cancer Program (and South West Regional Cancer Program) for over 25 years. Marcia began her career as a chemotherapy unit nurse and ...

Posted: May 21, 2014|Patient Care|0 comments

Hospital News salutes nursing heroes
Hospital News salutes nursing heroes

Lois Robinson Honourable Mention - Lois Robinson, RN, emergency department, Rouge Valley Health System On behalf of all staff of the Rouge Valley Health System - Centenary ER, I would like to nominate Lois Robinson for this year’s Nursing Hero Award. Lois ...


Hospital News salutes Nursing Heroes
Hospital News salutes Nursing Heroes

Angela Smith 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 the Nursing Hero Award. I am a patient at the Addictions & Concurrent Disorders Centre ...

Posted: May 16, 2014|Patient Care|0 comments

Hospital News salutes nursing heroes
Hospital News salutes nursing heroes

Qunyu Li Honourable Mention: Qunyu Li Cardiac Function Clinic, Mackenzie Health Qunyu is an exceptional Nurse Practitioner. She arrived at Mackenzie Health in November 2013 and in a few short months has established herself as a kind, caring and compassionate ...


Hospital News celebrates nurses
Hospital News celebrates nurses

In honour of National Nursing Week, Hospital News will be posting nursing hero nominations Rich Schregardus RN, Emergency Department, Markham Stouffville Hospital Honourable Mention: Rich Schregardus RN, Emergency Department,  Markham Stouffville Hospital When most of us think of a nurse going above and ...

Posted: May 14, 2014|Patient Care|0 comments

Congratulations to Nursing Hero Contest winners
Congratulations to Nursing Hero Contest winners

Hospital News congratulates all nominees of the 2014 Nursing Heroes Contest! FIRST PLACE WINNER: Linda Jurincic, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is this year's first place winner of the Nursing Heroes Contest. Linda Jurincic, RN CON (C) Odette Cancer Centre,  Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. I ...


Canadians need more healthcare and less politics
Canadians need more healthcare and less politics

It’s the end of an era. The 2004 Canadian Health Accord has expired and along with it we say goodbye to the Health Council of Canada – which was established as an oversight body, to assess and share progress (or lack ...

Posted: May 1, 2014|Editor's Note|0 comments

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