Cancer death rate down in Canada but incidence of cancer on the rise?

One would be hard pressed to find a person who has not been touched or affected in some way by cancer. We all know...

Hospital News is looking for Nursing Heroes

It’s that time of year again. Time to honour the hardwork and dedication of Canadian nurses. Hospital News is currently soliciting nominations for our 7th...

Hospitals need to get back to basics

After much thought and consideration I have decided to do it - I am going to use my column this month to address the...

Technology improves patient care and efficiency

For the last several Februarys, Hospital News has focused on facilities management and design, health technology and greening health care. And every year the...

Hospital News celebrates 25 years

A 25th birthday is a big deal – reaching the quarter century milestone is a notable accomplishment, especially in the world of print. From...

Canada’s health care system far more than mediocre

In late November, the Canadian Institute for Health Information, released the report; Learning From the Best: Benchmarking Canada's Health System, which examines Canadians' health...

Have any stories of volunteer heroes?

As much as I hate to admit it, I haven’t volunteered since I was a University student. Even then, my commitment was minimal. What...

Canadians experience barriers to psychological care

People often say that everyone is affected by cancer – everyone knows someone who has had it. I would say the same about mental...

Immunization is not a bad word

If you want to start a heated debate amongst a group of new moms all you have to do is say immunization. It’s a...

Ontarians give overall emergency care an A grade

A first time mom wakes up to her seven month-old coughing in her crib. It is a barking cough that sounds painful and is...

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