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Fostering a sense of community amongst staff

Ancil London spends his days at Sunnybrook assisting with audio-visual requests for the hospital’s 10,000 #staff, volunteers and physicians.  Every Wednesday evening, he hits...

Sharing best practices to enhance ambulatory care

When we attend clinic appointments as part of our health care journey, or attend a loved one’s appointment as part of theirs, we are...

“Do you do that laparoscopically?”

Many traditional open surgeries for cancer treatment are now performed using a laparoscope for a minimally invasive approach.  Sunnybrook leads the way.   Mary Abbott returned...

Caring for the caregiver: Quality of Work and Life Program at...

Responding to life and death situations is part of the job description at Sunnybrook, Canada’s largest trauma centre.  Our staff look after some of...

Of courage and hope: Supporting young women with breast cancer

“It is important to stay positive,” says Katie Munro who was diagnosed with breast cancer a week before her 34th birthday. An early childhood...

Wait time guidelines needed for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implementation

A new study suggests that modest delays in receiving transcatheter aortic valve implementation (TAVI) for severe aortic stenosis could have a substantial impact on...

Remote control treatment for irregular heart beats

Sunnybrook is the first centre in Canada to use a new remote control system for treating arrhythmia that is more effective and safer for...

Advances in medical imaging at Sunnybrook

A Smarter Prostate Cancer Biopsy Researchers at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre are perfecting a type of GPS navigation and roadmap for prostate cancer biopsies, by...

Hand hygiene matters at Sunnybrook

Seeing is believing. Germs can’t readily be seen on hands and surfaces but when hand hygiene is not top-of-mind, hospitals have undoubtedly seen related...

Superbugs study prompts dialogue on National Infection Control Guidelines

Sunnybrook researchers lead the first national base-line prevalence study of common antibiotic resistant organisms in Canadian acute-care hospitals. On any given day superbugs like MRSA...

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