monday, november 25, 2013
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Managing healthier lungs one breath at a time – Last week, Women’s College Hospital marked World COPD Day with education sessions and popular walk-in spirometry testing for staff and visitors. > MORE


Take Note

The Long Service Awards Recognize 44 amazing Women’s College Hospital staff – Women’s College Hospital’s staff recognized for contributions and dedicated service.

Grade 9 students visit Women’s College Hospital for the annual Take Our Kids to Work event – Students take part in a day full of activities and interactive learning sessions while exploring career options available at WCH. > MORE


Spotlight on Health Disciplines and Nursing

WCH nurses leading the way in pain management care – Women’s College Hospital nurses focus on pain management as part of the implementation of best practice guidelines. > MORE


Women’s Xchange launches $15K challenge – New initiative will help advance the health of women and girls across the province. > MORE



Women’s Health Matters

This month, Women’s Health Matters spoke to Women’s College Research Institute scientist Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe about her recent research on declining mortality risks in people with diabetes


From WCH Foundation

Women’s College Hospital Foundation participates in Giving Tuesday!  Look out for Foundation staff handing out chocolates on Wednesday Nov.27.  Learn More about Giving Tuesday here.

From the Association of Volunteers

Volunteer meet and greet event brings together past and present volunteers – Longtime volunteers welcomed new members during an afternoon tea at WCH. > MORE


Up and Coming at WCH
Coming up at WCH

PharmaCentre Open House is on Tuesday, Nov.26, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 77 Grenville St. Free refreshments and 10% off all over the counter items. Click here for more.

Annual Dec. 6 Commemoration – Please join WCH for our annual service honouring the victims of the 1989 Montreal Massacre. The service is part of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. For more information, click here.

WCH in the Media

Dr. Steven Narod’s latest study was featured in Oncology Times. Click here for more.

Dr. Samantha Nutt’s work in conflict-torn countries was featured in The Epoch Times. Click here to read the article.

Click here to read Dr. Danielle Martin’s column on medications and supplements in the November issue of Canadian Living.

For more WCH news articles, click here.


If you have a story idea for a future issue of Connect, please contact Magda Stec at or ext. 3210.