New toolkit promotes safe infant sleep among First Nations and Aboriginal families

A new education toolkit is available in British Columbia to help service providers discuss safe infant sleep practices with First Nations and Aboriginal families...

Volunteers support at-risk families beyond the delivery room

As any new mom or dad will tell you, parenting can be challenging at the best of times. But if you’re a new parent...

Hands up! Patients speak up about what they need for effective hand hygiene

The Infection Control Team at Providence Care always talks about hand hygiene with patients. It is their job to increase awareness and prevention of...

GoodLife Fitness invests in heart health: Collaboration targets innovative approach to continuum of care

Canadians suffering from heart disease will have greater access to cardiovascular rehabilitation thanks to a $5 million donation by GoodLife Fitness to the Peter...

Ask the Ethicist: Should health care organizations mandate influenza vaccinations for staff members as...

It’s that time of year again: flu season. Every year at this time influenza vaccinations for health care workers becomes a hot topic of...

Local community hospitals help ensure cardiac health

Just as “It takes a village to raise a child,” the team at Markham Stouffville Hospital believes it takes a community to ensure good...

A transformation is under way in the world of cancer pathology reporting

Cancer Care Ontario (CCO), in partnership with more than 400 pathologists and 100 cancer treating hospitals across Ontario, has implemented a new system and...

Development of a national data set for paediatric rehabilitation

Alexandre Bilodeau is now a household name for everyone in Canada, as the first Canadian Olympian to win a Gold Medal on Canadian soil....

Poison prevention: Out of sight and locked up tight

It is natural for children to explore their environment as they grow and develop, but this can put them at risk of unintentional poisoning. ...

How are the kids doing?

School nurses have an important role to play when identifying children’s mental health issues For Anne*, the bullying began in pre-school in Saskatoon. By the...

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