There’s no place like home for tiny patients and their families

Welcoming a new baby is a joyous event and Markham Stouffville Hospital is proud to share in approximately 3,100 births each year. After the...

Pulse dye laser treatments change children’s lives

Eight-year old Duncan Rutherford loves getting his “spots.” Every two months the grade two Toronto student undergoes a 20-minute laser treatment at Rouge Valley...

Accelerating spinal cord research into care

Parkwood Hospital, part of St. Joseph’s Health Care London, has been selected as one of four initial Canadian centres to promote excellence in spinal...

Advanced technology and skilled clinicians results in enhanced communication skills

Taking a page from a learning tool used in many schools, speech-language pathologists (SLPs) at St. Joseph’s Parkwood Hospital are using SMART boards to...

Hotel Dieu Hospital fast-tracks hip and knee replacements

A fast-track surgery program at Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston is living up to its name as it downsizes wait lists for hip and...

Scarborough Hospital surgeons perform first microvascular free tissue transfers in Bolivia

Two of The Scarborough Hospital’s plastic surgeons have done it again – performing microsurgical ‘firsts’ in their #volunteer work in the Third World. Drs. Tim...

Restorative care program to give patients better option for rehabilitation

The cornerstone of quality health care is making good choices. For many post-treatment patients in acute care, those choices can seem a maze of...

Toronto Rehab scientists use electrostimulation to train injured brains to do new tasks

When Dr. Milos R. Popovic dreams of brilliant control systems, it’s not supercomputers or NASA mission control he’s thinking of, it’s the human brain. “The...

Everything under one roof for amputee patients at West Park Healthcare Centre

Imagine you are no longer able to do the many things most us take for granted - tie your shoes, walk to the corner...

Supporting the frail and elderly patients at Lakeridge Health

The overhead pager urgently repeated the words that signaled the need for assistance with a violent patient. Security staff rushed to the room; a...

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