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Nursing fatigue initiative tackles quality worklife and patient safety

A two-pronged initiative that tackles both quality of worklife and quality of patient care is geared to empowering nurses at The Scarborough Hospital while...

The role of the expert witness in medical malpractice litigation

When a medical malpractice lawsuit occurs, the hospital and all members of the health care team may be named as defendants. This might include...

Work-ready nurses for multicultural health care in Ontario

  CARE Centre for Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) recently celebrated its tenth anniversary, and over those ten years has helped more than 1,000 nurses from...

Canadian Pharmacist of the Year

Bruyère Continuing Care and the Élisabeth Bruyère Research Institute are proud to have Barbara Farrell as Canada’s Pharmacist of the Year. Nominated by her...

Physician harnesses simulation to combat central line complications

#Central line complications are a major concern for hospitals and the healthcare sector, costing money and—most importantly—harm to patients. These complications are also highly...

Ensuring a healthy health-care organization for nurses

Mental health is becoming a concern for all Canadians. Incidence rates are rising and people are not receiving help early enough. This manifests itself...

The trouble with trauma in emergency services

Many emergency service and health-care workers who serve the public are routinely exposed to the #trauma of their patients and clients. These workers include...

Scarborough Hospital surgeons perform first microvascular free tissue transfers in Bolivia

Two of The Scarborough Hospital’s plastic surgeons have done it again – performing microsurgical ‘firsts’ in their #volunteer work in the Third World. Drs. Tim...

Interprofessional Grand Rounds: What goes around, comes around

Like many health-care organizations, Providence Healthcare has identified the importance of interprofessional education and practice as keys to the best possible patient and client...

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