monday, december 12, 2011
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Top News

Dr. Julia Alleyne to help world athletes stay healthy as they pursue gold – Sport CARE medical director appointed chief medical officer for Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games. > MORE

Town Hall – If you missed Women’s College Hospital’s Town Hall launching our new Strategic Plan on Dec. 1, the webcast is still available online by clicking here. We hope you’ll watch to learn what’s in the plan and how it will enable our exciting future.

WCH in the Media

Women’s College remembers – Commemorative Dec. 6 service held to honour victims of the 1989 Montreal Massacre garnered extensive media attention. > MORE

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Rheumatologists update assessments for adult pain – More than 250 patient outcome measures published in a single-source reference. > MORE

Take Note

Women’s College Hospital helped me find my voice: domestic violence survivor – Founder of Project Let Me Be Strong gives inspiring presentation to mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month. > MORE

New program supports interprofessional approach to faculty development – Nursing and Health Disciplines Faculty Development Program aims to create a superior experience for patients, students and health-care professionals. > MORE

Safety matters…it takes all of us – Safety day merges awareness and fun to educate staff, physicians and volunteers about their role in maintaining a safe and healthy hospital. > MORE


Spotlight on Nursing

The nurse practitioner: providing excellent patient care, leadership and research – Profile on Deidre Bainbridge: nurse practitioner with the Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre. > MORE


Redevelopment Video – To view a new video of our construction project, please click here.

Women’s Health Matters

Don’t let holiday cheer turn into holiday fear! This month in Women’s Health Matters, Marlene Duarte Giles, professional advisor, social work at Women’s College Hospital and psychotherapist in the Trauma Therapy Program, discusses holiday stress and where it comes from.

Up and Coming at WCH
Coming up at WCH

REMINDER: Staff and physicians are encouraged to complete the Patient Culture Safety Survey by Dec. 19, 2011. For more information, click here.