Paid to play

By Jonathan Sher It may seem quite the hike from Rwanda to Western University in London, Ontario, but for nursing student Amy Olson, the trip...

Teach. Don’t preach.

Just one of the many lessons Mireille “Mimi” Mitchell has taken to heart as an RN in the community and elsewhere. By Jonathan Sher Four decades...

Making good business sense in acute care

By Lesley Young According to RN Kathryn Hayward-Murray, senior vice president, patient care services, and chief nursing executive for Trillium Health Partners (THP), becoming a...

A struggle for care

Ontarians without access to health insurance rely on a unique clinic when they need it most, but nurses are advocating for a broader solution....

Nursing with a public health lens

The unique skills of public health nurses are transferable to almost any area of nursing. By Daniel Punch In the shadow of St. James Cathedral’s 93-metre...

Nurses helping break down barriers to healthcare

Despite significant barriers to healthcare, nurses are helping transgender Ontarians to express their true gender identities. By Daniel Punch Twenty-year-old Nolan Blodgett walked into a Peterborough...

RN Profile: The road less travelled

Mobile RN finds late-career niche in northern communities By  Daniel Punch The trip from Thunder Bay to the tiny northwestern Ontario community of Upsala typically takes...

Understanding pain to help patients

By Daniel Punch Sheila O’Keefe-McCarthy’s earliest nursing lessons came from the first person she ever met. A nurse and midwife who emigrated from Ireland, O’Keefe-McCarthy’s...

Nurses to the rescue: Calm walk home takes traumatic turn

PART 2 OF 3 Emergencies can strike at any time. Jarring, chaotic and often life-threatening, they startle the senses and send adrenaline soaring. In this...

Nurses in the courtroom

Whether acting as juror or witness at a coroner’s inquest, nurses play a vital role in the analysis of evidence and creation of recommendations...

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