monday, march 24, 2009
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Top News

Welcome Wellspring @ WCH – An intimate celebration launched the opening of the first Wellspring cancer support network in a hospital setting. > MORE

More Ontarians Tested for Diabetes – But physicians aren’t using the recommended method for diagnosing. > MORE

WCH in the Media

If you suffer from migraine headaches when the weather changes check out Dr. Christine Lay on CTV News for information that can help ease your pain.  To view the clip, click here.

Dr. John Semple makes headlines promoting new health and safety guidelines to protect health-care workers from toxic smoke. Click here to view the Toronto Star story.

Dr. Gary Sibbald comments on the use of maggots for healing wounds. Click here for the story.

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Funding Researchers of the Future – The WCH Association of Volunteers donates $10,000 to WCRI student programs. > MORE

Coming Up at WCH

Xeffects Conference: Women and mental health in the workplace – last chance to register!

HOOPP Retirement SessionWCH employees are invited to bring their lunch to an information session about retirement on April 9 at noon in the auditorium. Topics to be discussed include the retirement process, bridge benefit, inflation protection, early retirement reductions, survivor benefits and how the benefit is calculated.  For more information click here.

Take Note

New Health and Safety Standards Announced at WCH  – The Canadian Standards Association announced new guidelines at WCH that will protect health-care workers from toxic vapours caused by medical equipment. > MORE

Computer Comfort – Take a few moments to adjust your computer workstation.  It might just improve your comfort and health as you work. > MORE