Improving the paediatric day surgery patient experience

In January of 2012, Registered Nurse Halona Scott of London Health Science Centre was challenged with finding a way to give teary-eyed children waiting...

Mackenzie Health Helps Pioneer New Thyroid Surgery Technique

In early 2013, Barry Goldlist 61, a dentist from Thornhill, Ontario, thought he was battling a typical winter cold or flu. After finding a...

Rouge Valley offers surgical follow-up over Skype

A new program offered for surgical programs at Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) is allowing patients to get the follow-up care they need from...

Rouge Valley asks community to Be A Donor

Organ donation saves lives – just ask Brandon Gibson. The 20-year-old Pickering resident was three months old when he was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF)....

A Major Milestone for Heart Transplants

If they weren’t such a modest lot—and if they hadn’t been quite so tired—you might have heard the sounds of celebration at the University...

Behind the Mask

Christine Erickson is no stranger to the operating room. For 10 years she worked as a Perioperative Nurse before embarking upon her current role...

Breast reconstruction surgery makes patient feel like herself again

When Benilda Ariz was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, her focus at the time was on surviving. But two years later, her focus...

New outpatient rehabilitation program lets knee surgery patients heal at home

Knee surgery patients across the Greater Toronto Area have a new option for outpatient rehabilitation: Bridgepoint Hospital’s Total Joint Replacement rehab program. The program was...

Sunnybrook achieves Ontario’s lowest transfusion rate for elective heart bypasses

Sunnybrook’s Schulich Heart Centre has developed a successful multidisciplinary strategy for greatly reducing the need for blood transfusions in primary elective coronary artery bypass...

Winning Rouge Valley proposal to help prioritize patients’ surgical procedures

An innovative computer program to prioritize surgical procedures at Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) has earned the hospital a $10,000 grant from Cancer Care...

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