monday, july 13, 2009
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Plans for WCH’s new building took another step forward with a request for proposals (RFP) to design, build, finance and maintain the new facility. For more information click here.

WCH in the Media

Dr. Christine Lay and the WCH Centre for Headache were featured on CTV News in a story about summer migraines.  To view the clip, visit and click on “Summer migraines.”

Hospital News includes a story about the Tri-Hospital Diabetes Education Centre (TRIDEC) at Women’s College Hospital. Click here to read the article.

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Transforming our communities to end violence against women – WCRI’s Dr. Robin Mason is part of the Domestic Violence Advisory Council. They’re making recommendations to the province to help end violence against women. > MORE

Take Note

Educating women about breast reconstruction options – Breast cancer survivors and BRCA 1 and 2 genetic carriers gather at WCH to discuss breast reconstruction options at a workshop designed specifically for them. > MORE

The 2009 Women’s College Hospital Annual Report has arrived! Copies can be found throughout the hospital, or to view it online click here.


Up and Coming at WCH
Coming Up at WCH

The Women’s College Research Institute invites all staff, physicians, volunteers and students to a new event series – Meet the Researchers. Each Friday until August 14, one WCRI researcher will participate in an informal session where you can meet, greet and learn about their career path. For more information, click here.

Staff and Physicians are invited to attend a free interactive workshop entitled Human Factors 101, presented by the Healthcare Human Factors group of University Health Network’s Centre for Global eHealth Innovation. The workshop will focus on improving patient safety and usability standards and will address how to reduce adverse events in the hospital. For more information, click here.