MAiD is not driven by socioeconomic vulnerability or poor access to palliative care

A new study of people who received medical assistance in dying (MAiD) in Ontario found that about three-quarters were cared for by palliative care...

Community Health Navigators offer ‘safety net’ for patients going home

By Emily Dawson Getting ready to return home after an extended hospital stay has the potential to reveal a host of emotions for both the...

Active Rehab speeds recovery for an active person

By Michael Oreskovich Robert Tatarek is a man on the move. A general contractor who loves biking, snowboarding and being outdoors, the 36-year-old works hard...

My experience working with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

By Evelyn Cote Grenier Physiotherapy is a passionate, giving profession that enables me to support people and often reach communities that do not have great...

Yemen: A Canadian field worker on the impact of war on mother and child...

Saeeda strokes her four-year-old grandson Murad’s head gently in the small isolation unit of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)’s Mother and Child Hospital...

Excessive wait times for medical imaging hurts Canadians in more ways than one

 By Dr. Michael Barry Patients know too well that waiting for diagnostic imaging can be emotionally draining for them as well as for their...

A one-two punch in rehabilitation success

By Fred DeVries You might do a double-take when you see Diane Jamieson, 78, donning her boxing gloves to throw a double jab. After undergoing surgery...

Cuddle Cot provides bereaved families more time with babies after loss

By Selma Al-Samarrai A new device at St. Joseph’s Health Centre is being offered to families coping with a stillbirth or neonatal loss. At least seven...

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...

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