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Making difficult but important changes to hand hygiene program supports safe...

You’ve heard it many times before, from many people – make sure you wash your hands! There’s good reason for it – hand washing...

Helping new and expecting dads cope with mental health issues

When looking back over his life, Mark* realizes that growing up he handled certain situations differently than the other kids in his elementary school....

New bedside PICC program enhances patient safety

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at St. Joseph’s Health Centre is a safe haven for quality care. Machines beep faintly as clinicians closely monitor...

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...

Initiative aims to improve care for frail elderly patients

St. Joseph’s Health Centre is committed to recognizing the unique needs of patients and improving their experience in hospital, while providing high quality and...

Nurse Practitioner enhances patient-centred care for seniors

A new Nurse Practitioner role with a special focus on Geriatrics is helping the most frail and complex patients at St. Joseph's Health Centre...

Research network to investigate the mental health of fathers

As a child psychiatrist at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Dr. Andrew Howlett has seen first-hand the powerful role fathers play in a child’s development...

Progressive Mobility Program at St. Joseph’s: Taking one step at time...

  Progressive mobility in critical care is a growing trend in health care worldwide, which aims to keeps patients moving through exercise during their Intensive...

Life-saving Toronto Heart Attack Collaborative celebrating 5-year anniversary

Kevin Mundier still remembers the day five years ago when he could have lost his life In the summer of 2008, at the age of...

St. Joe’s makes speech-language therapy fun for our youngest patients

Does your toddler seem tongue-tied? Don’t worry – they’re not alone. Speech and language delays are a common issue for many Canadian kids, and one...

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