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...

Safety strategies for women experiencing domestic violence during the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Maria Sarrouh As a veteran researcher who has studied intimate partner violence for 25 years, Dr. Patricia O’ Campo knows that women experience higher...

Putting patients at the centre of hospital performance measurement

How do patients feel about their hospital experiences? Do they feel heard by their doctors and nurses? Do they feel they received complete and...

The cannabis conundrum: To continue or not to continue, that is the question.

By Nancy Qiao On October 17th 2018, the Cannabis Act came into effect, giving millions of Canadians access to cannabis. The legalization of cannabis presents...

Respiratory therapists vital for patients in rehab after COVID-19

By Michael Oreskovich Patients recovering from lengthy battles with COVID-19 face many obstacles, even when free from the disease. In addition to being weakened from...

Virtual care in a virtual world

By Crystal Zhang, Gigi Lai, and Certina Ho “I am currently under self-quarantine and I’m confused about the new prescription delivered to me this afternoon....

Specialized COVID-19 rehab and recovery program

By Selma Al-Samarrai Patients who require orthopaedic and amputee rehabilitation still require these specialized services – even if they have COVID-19. Rising to meet this...

A patient’s experience at the ED during COVID-19

By Natalie Leung As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many people may have fears about seeking medical attention at hospitals – that they might expose...

Patient experience and engagement in the COVID era

How Canadian hospitals can adapt Before COVID-19 hit in Canada, hospitals were making considerable strides towards implementing their patient experience and engagement strategies. Many were...

St. Joe’s dementia patients have powerful virtual visits with loved ones

Dementia patients at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton are having powerful virtual interactions with their loved ones – so much that some patients are hugging...

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