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...

Education program enhances dementia care

Before every shower, Jerry* would resist, kick, hit and yell. Staff at The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) couldn’t understand why bathing caused him such anxiety....

Two registered nurses who don’t let obstacles stand in their way

One of the first things patients notice about Lisa McKay is the set of white, DJ-calibre headphones she sports around her neck or over...

RN snags dream job that didn’t exist a year ago

Shortly after giving birth, Tiffany Lawless found her perfect match. She landed a one-in-a-million-job helping to match new moms with patients who need life-saving...

Inspired lives

A diagnosis of cancer istraumatic for individuals andtheir families. Imagine ascenario in which both parentsget crushing news they willface the fight of their lives,...

New guideline on safe sleep says back is best for baby

A set of recommendations aimed at creating a safe sleep environment for infants was unveiled in Toronto in February. The recommendations, contained in a...

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