Expanded orthopaedic care model aims to dramatically reduce wait times for patients

By Julie Dowdie It’s a scenario that happens in doctors’ offices every day. A patient who has waited months – often over a year – to...

Team approach to wound care enhances patient experience

By Caitlin Renneson For many people, a cracked callus is nothing more than a nuisance. But as a person with diabetes, Debora LePage knew...

From the ICU to prom: Intensive care team makes a dream come true

By Julie Dowdie It’s late afternoon on May 23 and Elena Papapetrou looks radiant as she sits smiling in a beautiful pastel pink gown ready...

New 7-day active rehab model speeds recovery

By Carla Wintersgill Suffering from a lifetime of health problems caused by chemical exposure at a summer job in his youth, David Bergart recently found...

Charity eases access to medical care by providing free flights

People living in Canada’s biggest cities often take access to hospitals for granted. But these sprawling healthcare hubs full of tests, treatments and all manner...

Volunteers offer comfort and compassion

By Emily Dawson It’s not yet 10 a.m. and a man arrives at the St. Michael’s Hospital emergency department with a significant head injury, perhaps...

Canadian medical volunteers help give 100,000 free surgical procedures in West Africa

A 7-month-old patient receives the 100,000th free surgical procedure given by Mercy Ships volunteers. The Canadian office of international nonprofit Mercy Ships celebrates a major...

Nursing Hero Nominee Ali-Akber Shermohammed, The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

I am writing to nominate my colleague Ali-Akber Shermohammed Ali-Akber.Shermohammed@camh.ca for the award. He is a full-time RNs and a great team lead at...

Nursing Hero Nominee Andres Gomez, Trillium Health Partners

Author Mandy Hale once wrote “To make a difference in someone’s life you don’t have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful or perfect. You just...

Nursing Hero Nominee Paul Welsby, Trillium Health Partners

It is with great pleasure that I nominate Paul Welsby, Renal Navigator, for consideration for the 2019 Nursing Hero Award. Throughout his career, Paul...

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