monday march 9, 2015
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Top News

Women’s College Hospital panel discussion looks beyond the headlines
The event, which was moderated by Dr. Valerie Taylor, psychiatrist-in-chief at WCH, examined how high-profile cases are drawing attention to the complex issues surrounding violence against women. > MORE

Take Note

Celebrating International Women’s Day at Women’s College Hospital
Uplifting and energizing music flooded the main lobby recently, as Women’s College Hospital (WCH) staff, physicians, volunteers and patients mingled and enjoyed healthy snacks. > MORE

Spotlight on Health Disciplines and Nursing

Crossroads Clinic nurse practitioner provides care for newly arrived refugees and makes transition easier
Nurse practitioner Roseanne Hickey plays an important role in providing care to refugee populations. > MORE

From WCH Foundation

Run for WOMEN with Team Women’s College
Run or walk in support of women’s mental health programs at Women’s College Hospital (WCH) at the Shoppers Drug Mart Run for WOMEN on Saturday, April 25 in Unionville! > MORE


Women’s Health Matters

How can I manage multiple medications?
Medication is an important part of treatment for many health conditions. Women’s Health Matters spoke to Natalie Crown, PharmD, pharmacy clinician educator at Women’s College Hospital, for tips on managing multiple medications to ensure they are taken correctly and consistently.

My Health Matters

Blood Sugar Basics
Click here to read an article about the basics of blood sugar, insulin and diabetes. is a mobile-enabled website tool that delivers tailored health information based on your personal health priorities and individual life stages. > MORE

WCH in the Media

Should your doctor ask about alcohol use to screen for risky drinking? – Global News – Dr. Sheryl Spithoff

Why we must learn from past mistakes in healthcareToronto Star – Dr. Danielle Martin

Toronto ombudsman named a YWCA Woman of DistinctionToronto Star – Marilyn Emery

Chronic kidney disease presents special bone-health challengesToronto Star – Dr. Sophie Jamal

For more WCH news articles, click here.

Up and Coming at WCH
Coming up at WCH

This week at WCH: Click here for a list of events taking place at Women’s College Hospital between March 9 and March 13.  


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