monday, november 11, 2013
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Top News

Women’s College Hospital Board of Directors honoured with prestigious governance award – Hospital makes its mark as one of the first recipients of a leading governance excellence award. > MORE


Take Note

Joan Lesmond Quality Excellence Award presented to Infection Prevention and Control, Family Practice Health Center and Volunteer Resources Team – Group awarded for their alternative method for hand hygiene auditing in an ambulatory care setting. > MORE

At UN Symposium: Women College Hospital’s Dr. Catherine Classen calls for action to help trauma survivors – Dr. Classen outlines the need for greater access to mental health support and a specialized approach to handling victims of childhood trauma.

Test your lungs and breathe easy – In support of World COPD Day on Nov. 20, Women’s College Hospital will host a number of events and walk-in spirometry testing. > MORE


Women’s College Hospital a top 40 research hospital in Canada – Improved ranking reflects growing leadership in women's health research. > MORE





WCH Physicians recognized for education and teaching excellence – More than half a dozen physicians at Women’s College Hospital were named the recipients of several education and teaching awards by the hospital and the University of Toronto recently.


Spotlight on Health Disciplines and Nursing

New initiatives in Nuclear Medicine help improve patient care – Nuclear medicine division helps patients get the care they need. > MORE


From WCH Foundation

Buy your tickets now to attend our third Annual Women for Women’s Luncheon on Nov. 20, featuring Andrea Martin, Dr. Marla Shapiro, Dr. Steven Narod, Anne Parker and Libby Znaimer! > MORE

Women’s Health Matters

Last month, Women’s Health Matters wrote about Women’s College Hospital cardiologist Dr. Jacob Udell’s research linking flu shots to reduced risk of cardiovascular events in people at risk.

WCH in the Media

Dr. Sophie Jamal was quoted in an article about bone health on Click here to read.

Dr. Meldon Kahan spoke with the Toronto Star about overdose life-saver drug naloxone. Click here for more.

For more WCH news articles, click here.


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