The need for more compassionate visitation protocols during COVID-19 pandemic

By Aia Raafat The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association launched a campaign to raise concerns around the issue of grief and bereavement as it pertains...

Compassionate leadership guiding response to COVID-19

By Johny Van Aerde and Carol Rochefort Compassion, teamwork and even allowing the capacity for failure are important guiding principles for many of the physicians...

What is COVID-19 teaching us about our health care system?

By Dr. Sandy Buchman No one could have predicted the impact and repercussions that COVID-19 would have on the world. The current pandemic is disrupting...

Action plan for responding to COVID-19 : OHA

The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) welcomes the government's comprehensive response to the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly its investments in hospital services and the wider health...

RNAO’s statement on COVID-19: personal protective equipment (PPE) & ventilators

The evidence of asymptomatic infection of COVID-19 necessitates that all health-care workers facing patients, residents and clients wear a surgical mask at all times. Health...

New zero-emission vehicle initiative in Canada’s health sector

A new collaborative zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV) initiative is launching this week that will see the Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care and Plug’n Drive...

CMA welcomes more aggressive steps from the federal government to contain the COVID-19 pandemic

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau outlined measures today that effectively closes the border to those who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents, with some...

Don’t leave older Canadians behind in COVID-19 preparedness

There are approximately 1.5 million Canadians living with frailty right now and they are at an increased risk for severe, adverse health outcomes from...

Demographics and disruption will shape the future of work in the healthcare sector

By Niranjan Vivekanandan Our country’s ability to thrive and prosper requires our hospitals to do the same. Their importance to our economic and social well-being...

Canada ranks last on number of hospital beds, wait times

 Despite spending more on health care than most other developed countries with universal coverage, Canada has a relatively short supply of doctors and hospital...

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