Diabetic foot infections

By Robyn Evan, Mariam Botros The estimated lifetime risk of a person with diabetes mellitus developing a foot ulcer is 15–25 per cent. It is...

A new wound-care initiative is tackling painful wait times

By Selma Al-Samarrai and Michael Oliveira Trevor Kampen marvels at the number of people he’s met during his journey from St. Michael’s Hospital to Providence...

Creating “one door” access to development and rehabilitation

By Dave Scharf Ottawa’s pediatric health and research centre, including a pediatric teaching hospital — has streamlined getting the right development and rehabilitation care for...

Wound care: What’s the story?

By Rosemary Kohr Chronic wounds have never had the same level of attention as cancer care, or treatments of heart disease, yet they quietly affect...

Nominate your Nursing Hero!

Have you been inspired, encouraged or empowered by an employee or a colleague? Have you or your loved one been touched by the care and...

Doctors without Borders: Memorial

By Courtney Bercan Years later, I still don’t want to think about it, let alone type it out. Three children, babies practically, dead before me....

The gift of the ‘Bag Ladies’

In the friendly and quaint village of London, Ontario’s Old South, tucked away in the basement of the majestic Wesley-Knox United Church, there’s a...

Runnymede launches new HTSD Rehab program

In February 2019 Runnymede Healthcare Centre will launch a High Tolerance Short Duration Rehabilitation (HTSD Rehab) program for adults who can benefit from intensive,...

How to recognize and reduce obesity stigma and bias

By Kathryn Young             Obesity – now considered a complex chronic disease similar to diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol – is a disease...

Kaizen event brings new ideas to improve patient experience

By James Scarfone Many patients and visitors to the hospital often have to find their way to certain departments. In high stress situations, it can...

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