monday, July 25, 2011
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Top News

Dr. Samantha Nutt appointed to the Order of Canada – Family Practice physician receives one of Canada’s highest honours, a year after receiving Order of Ontario. > MORE


Giving all women equal access to contraception – Dr. Sheila Dunn’s research provides guidance on how to avoid unplanned pregnancies in immigrant populations. > MORE

From the Association of Volunteers

Valued volunteers at Women’s College honoured with provincial award
The Government of Ontario honours four Women’s College Hospital volunteers for their service. > MORE

Take Note

State-of-the-art simulation lab arrives at Women’s College – New surgical training lab opens. > MORE



100th Anniversary

100th Birthday Party to celebrate you! We could not have achieved 100 years of women’s health without WCH’s incredible staff, physicians and volunteers.  So we’re planning a party to celebrate all that you do.  Get involved by nominating a colleague for a Century Tribute, participating in Women’s Got Talent or submitting photos showcasing your experiences at Women’s College.  Click here for more information.

REMINDER – Women’s College Hospital’s 100th Anniversary photography exhibit, Being She: The culture of women’s health and health care through the lens of wholeness, is coming to a close. The exhibit remains on display at the Gladstone Hotel until August 1, so be sure to check it out! For more information, click here.

Women’s Health Matters

In June, Women’s Health Matters welcomed the nurses of the Henrietta Banting Breast Centre as guest experts. Read their responses to readers’ questions about breast cancer screening and surgery here.


WCH in the Media

Dr. John Semple is featured in a story in the Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin about the Run for the Cure.  He was a guest speaker at the event discussing advancements made by the Department of Surgery at Women’s College Hospital in breast reconstruction and research in the prevention and treatment of lymphedema.  Click here to read the article. 

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Up and Coming at WCH
Coming up at WCH

Famine Declared: Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion –Canada Refugee Week in partnership with Women’s College Hospital is raising funds and increasing public awareness on the plight of the drought stricken people in East Africa on Thursday, July 28 at 6 p.m. in the Cummings Auditorium.  For more information, and to purchase your ticket, click here.