monday, january 27, 2014
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Top News

Women’s College Hospital receives top honours from Accreditation Canada – Women’s College Hospital awarded with exemplary standing, highest level of accreditation. > MORE


Study shows women continue to outlive men as number of centenarians on the rise – New findings will inform strategies to improve the delivery of health services for Canada’s centenarian population. > MORE




Take Note

Women’s College Hospital and Sojourn House partner to improve healthcare access for refugees – New partnership allows Sojourn House refugees to receive access to healthcare through Women’s College Hospital’s Crossroads Clinic. > MORE


Spotlight on Health Disciplines and Nursing

Late Career Nurse Initiative participants set the bar high! – Five Women’s College Hospital nurses take part in the Government of Ontario’s Late Career Nurse Initiative.

Women’s Health Matters

Women’s Health Matters spoke to Dr. Meldon Kahan, medical director of the Substance Use Service at Women’s College Hospital, about women and opioid addiction.

WCH in the Media

Dr. Danielle Martin’s column in Canadian Living answers questions about the future of healthcare. Click here to read.

For more WCH news articles, click here.

From WCH Foundation

Join Team WCH! On April 26, the Shoppers Drug Mart Run for Women in Unionville will support mental health initiatives at Women’s College Hospital. Fabulous benefits are in place for fundraisers and Team Women’s College Hospital members (including free round trip shuttle to the race)!  Help us achieve our $30,000 goal. > MORE

Women’s Xchange

Women’s Xchange encourages applications for next round of $15K Challenge funding – In addition to the $15K awards for small scale community-initiated projects, Women’s Xchange will also award up to $75K for large scale academic-led community engaged research projects. Deadlines are February 1 and March 1. > MORE


Up and Coming at WCH
Coming up at WCH

This week at WCH: Click here for a list of events happening at the hospital between Jan. 27 and Jan. 31.

Conference save the date: March 4 – FAILURE: Facing it, Embracing it, Learning from it. Click here for more information or here to register.


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