monday, february 22, 2010
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Top News

Women’s College Hospital Recipient of the Diversity in Governance Award – Maytree Foundation and the Toronto City Summit Alliance recognize WCH’s commitment to diversity. > MORE

Capital Redevelopment – Women’s College Hospital is one step closer to breaking ground on its new building. The request for proposals stage has closed and building teams have submitted bids to design, build, finance and maintain the hospital’s redevelopment project. For more information click here.

Accreditation 2010

Accreditation 2010: Show What You Know – Accreditation Canada requires all WCH employees to complete the Worklife Pulse and Patient Safety Culture surveys. For more information and to access the surveys, click here.

WCH in the Media

Women’s College Hospital made headlines for receiving a Diversity in Governance Award from the Maytree Foundation. To view the Toronto Star story, click here.

Dr. Simone Vigod appeared on 680 News discussing her new research on postpartum depression. To listen to the interview click here.

A letter to the editor submitted by Nancy Bradshaw from the WCH Environmental Health Clinic about environmental sensitivities appeared in the Globe and Mail on Feb. 8. To view the letter, click here.

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Coming up at WCH

The Power of Us: A Celebration of Women – This year, on International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating. Bring a friend and don’t miss the party. Tickets are just $5 for staff at the Ankh Gift Shop. For more information click here.

Women’s College Hospital Celebrates National Social Work Week – Learn more about the services social workers provide at WCH and donate a non-perishable item for the Daily Bread Food Bank during Social Work Week, March 1-5. > MORE


Increased Risk of Postpartum Depression for Mothers with Preterm and Low-Birth-Weight Infants – New research from the Women’s College Research Institute published in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. > MORE


Take Note

Women’s College Hospital Physician Goes to the Paralympics – Dr. Gaétan Tardif heads to Vancouver as chef de mission – a delegation head, managing and supervising staff and volunteers. > MORE

Human Resources Adds Value - HR has announced the addition of two new value-added discount offers provided exclusively to Women’s College Hospital employees. Click here for more information.