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New hospital to support short-term pandemic response in Ontario

The Ontario government is providing up to $125 million to immediately add over 500 critical care and high intensity medicine beds to hospitals in...

Two studies confirm efficiency of saliva tests for COVID-19

Testing is the cornerstone of the fight against COVID-19, and a test that can be self-administered would greatly increase the options for case identification...

Getting COVID-19 vaccine in the hands of community providers could accelerate distribution

The priority for government right now is to get vaccinations out as effectively and efficiently as possible. The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO)...

Ontario’s doctors make five recommendations to improve long-term care

Ontario's doctors call on Premier Doug Ford to act quickly to combat forecasts there will be more deaths in long-term care homes in the...

Hospitals will Adopt Team Ontario Approach to Critical Care Crisis

"Today, provincial modelling data revealed that Ontario is at a 'dangerous' point in the pandemic. The number of new COVID-19 cases is growing by...

Primary health care providers have a powerful role in overdose crisis

By Peter Kim Since 2016, over 16,000 people have died in Canada from overdose, a public health crisis made worse by the overlapping coronavirus pandemic...

Markham Stouffville Hospital forges ahead with COVID-19 research

By Lisa Harper Many people do not associate their community hospital with conducting large-scale research work. But at Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH), providing ‘care beyond...

Inside-the-box’ technology solves organ and vaccine transportation problem

Following a fatal car crash, a registered organ donor could save the lives of many patients critically awaiting heart, kidney, liver, lung or pancreas...

COVID-19 vaccination and pregnancy

The Ontario Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (OSOG) and the Ontario Medical Association Section on Obstetrics and Gynaecology (OMA-OG) issued a statement on Covid-19...

New reward tool helps caregivers maintain their physical and mental health

New reward tool helps caregivers maintain their physical and mental health By Arielle Townsend When her father received a diagnosis of early onset dementia, Sharon...

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