monday, may 4, 2009
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WCH Updates on Influenza-Like Illness – WCH is committed to keeping you and our patients informed. We have a communications plan in place and will provide status updates by email twice daily. Town Halls for staff will be planned as necessary and all information will be posted on our employee intranet. To visit the site, click here and visit regularly for up-to-date information and resources.

Nursing: You Can’t Live Without It – From May 11 – 17, we’re celebrating the accomplishments of nurses from across Canada, and right here at WCH. It’s Nursing Week. > MORE

WCH is One Step Closer to Construction – Great News! WCH along with Infrastructure Ontario announced the companies that were short-listed to design, build and maintain our new building. This means we’re one step closer to getting shovels in the ground. > MORE

WCH in the Media

With the weather heating up, it’s time to think about protecting your skin. Dr. Christian Murray, WCH dermatologist, talks about skin cancer on City TV. To watch, click here.

Dr. Steven Narod, WCRI, sets Redbook readers straight when it comes to myths about hereditary Breast Cancer. For the story, click here.

For up-to-date WCH news articles, visit

From the Foundation

Women’s College Hospital’s F.M. Hill Speakers Series Presents: Healthy Living, Sponsored by Homemakers Magazine – The first of a four part speaker series on women’s health, featuring Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe.  > MORE


WCH is Presenting Partner of the Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (OSSD) Annual Meeting – Researchers from around the world are coming together to discuss and debate one of the most important health-care issues to emerge in the last decade – sex and gender differences. > MORE

Up and Coming at WCH
Coming Up at WCH

Clerical Appreciation Lunch – WCH Clerical staff are invited to a networking lunch featuring Mary Gavel, Manager, Patient Affairs/Privacy Officer.
For more information, click here.

Take Note

May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month – Did you know that 51 per cent of women in Canada experience sexual or physical violence? > MORE

Human Resources at WCH Launches Value-Added Benefits Program for Employees  – Times are tough, and every penny counts.  WCH wants to help. > MORE