Hospitals mobilizing to save lives as third wave intensifies

Statement from Anthony Dale, President and CEO, Ontario Hospital Association "With the number of hospitalizations and admissions to intensive care units (ICUs) rising sharply, Ontario...

CMA calls for extraordinary measures as pandemic surpasses critical point

The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is issuing an urgent call for unprecedented measures to address the state of crisis unfolding in several provinces. This...

Ontario’s doctors: “It’s time for one step back”

Ontario's doctors are calling for every region in the province to go back one stage in the government's colour-coded pandemic framework to stop the...

New unit adds forty hospital beds to help increase capacity, reduce wait times

By Caitlin Renneson Forty hospital beds. An impressively high “cathedral” ceiling. A bright, warm and organized space. In some ways, this new unit looks...

Most instructions for inserting COVID-19 nasopharyngeal swabs don’t go deep enough, research finds

By Crystal Mackay There are wide discrepancies in the instructions for how deep the nasopharyngeal swabs used to test for COVID-19 are to be inserted...

Inside Sunnybrook’s Pandemic Response: A photo essay

  **All photos were taken by Kevin van Paassen When Canada’s first case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, was confirmed in a patient at Sunnybrook on...

Ornge displays skill and flexibility in responding to COVID-19

By Grant Scollay Ornge operates critical care ambulances, airplanes and helicopters that are mobile intensive care units (ICU).  Like all ICUs in Ontario, we are...

Toronto physician leads GTA Hospital Incident Management System

By Jennifer Stranges As the second wave surges across Ontario, hospitals are facing significant pressures from COVID-19, particularly around bed capacity. Recently, the province created...

Eighty-one per cent of healthcare workers willing to take COVID-19 vaccines

SEIU Healthcare, a union representing over 60,000 frontline healthcare workers in Ontario, and researchers at Women's College Research Institute, conducted a survey of over...

Ontario’s doctors provide facts, promote confidence in COVID vaccine to counter misinformation on social...

Ontario's doctors are voicing about the urgent need to combat misinformation spreading on social media that may discourage people from getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Doubts...

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