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...

A path to healing from PTSD

The government has passed legislation that will make life a little easier for first responders struggling with PTSD. But nurses are now left wondering...

Nurses release recommendations to ensure patients come first

The Registered #Nurses’ Association of Ontario (#RNAO) says government reforms that are expected to radically change the way health services are delivered in the...

Fearlessness and mentorship: A recipe for success

Sheryl Bernard achieved her goals by being bold, and following the guidance of outstanding leaders. Sheryl Bernard still remembers her struggles as a 19-year-old...

#goingsocial

Sarah Dinsdale grew up hearing both her maternal and paternal grandmothers tell stories about life in nursing residences in the 1960s. The two seasoned...

From nursing to policing, and back again

As a police officer in Hamilton, Ingrid Boiago saw hundreds of cases of #elder abuse. She found one woman covered with lice head-to-toe, dehydrated,...

Nurses say health and health care matter most in the 2015 federal election

Ontario's #nurses have called on all candidates running in the #federal election to remember that health and health care matter to Canadians. The Registered Nurses'...

A safe sleep

It was early morning on June 17, 2004 when Yolanda Guitar and her husband, John, boarded a plane bound for Las Vegas. The couple...

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