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...

To regionalize or not to regionalize: Ontario needs a different path to health and...

When it comes to health care costs in Canada, the challenges facing the system are well documented.  Nationally, health care utilization is on the...

Screening is the best defence against colorectal cancer

Mark Wilson didn't have to have a medical degree to know that something was horribly wrong with him. The blood in his stool said it...

Outpatient endometrial ablations less invasive

Imagine suffering for six years from incredibly heavy menstrual flow only to discover you can solve the problem in 90 seconds – in an...

Study suggests glaucoma screenings are happening too late

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. Although it can be treated, new research shows Canadians may not be doing enough to...

Leading the way in Ontario for strong volunteer leadership

Today, the increasing demand for health care, coupled with rising delivery costs, makes having a strong volunteer base more critical than ever. Volunteers continue...

Viral hepatitis: The good, the bad and the ugly of treatment in Canada

Chronic hepatitis B and C are silent epidemics affecting an estimated 600,000 Canadians of all ages. The statistics are ‘estimated’ because many are unaware...

Class actions against hospitals: Reducing the risk

#Class actions would appear poorly suited to conventional medical malpractice litigation as individual issues invariably dominate.  Nevertheless it would be a mistake to believe...

Study finds most people who have a stroke wait too long for...

The first major national Canadian study on the quality of #stroke care in Canada finds there is significant work to be done to improve...

Elder Abuse: A hidden health and social issue

Abuse of the elderly is not a new phenomenon, however it has, more recently, been receiving increased attention by the media and the community....

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