Exploring the potential benefits and constraints of family councils in long-term care

By Rumana D’Souza Our understanding of how care should be delivered to seniors depends greatly on applied research. Through research, we know that family plays...

What lies at the core of Canadian Patient Safety Week?

By Chris Power Asking someone why they do the things that they do can lead to a variety of responses. Some people might give you...

Lower rates of gestational diabetes in women exposed to cold temperatures

By Kelly O’Brien Women who were exposed to colder temperatures during pregnancy had a lower rate of gestational diabetes than those exposed to hotter temperatures,...

Launch of a new international clinical trial for breast cancer

By Maggie Frampton Health Sciences North Research Institute Scientist and Laurentian University Professor Dr. Amadeo Parissenti announced  the launch of an international clinical trial (BREVITY)...

Connecting the docs with a secure smartphone app

Secure smartphone app allows Niagara Health physicians to communicate key patient information By Melissa Raftis When most of us want to get a hold of someone...

Meet Nursing Hero Gabriella Golea!

Gabriella Golea, RN, The Centre for Addiction and Mental Healthnd in the Professional Practice Office.  They all speak of Gaby's kindness and As a...

Meet Patricia Woods: Hospital News’ Nursing Hero!

A hero(ine) is a person…who, in the face of danger, combats adversity through impressive feats of ingenuity, bravery or strength, often sacrificing his or...

Nine years in the making: McMaster Children’s celebrates new OR

By Calyn Pettit Just five days after a surgery to remove a cancerous tumour in her chest, four-year-old Maliya Lafayette was on her feet, dressed...

Paper and electronic hybrid is the next evolution in quality boards

By Jennifer Quaglietta and Talha Hussain North York General Hospital (NYGH) has placed a strong emphasis on continuous quality improvement for well over a decade....

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