tuesday, october 29, 2013
Connect - Women's College Hospital
Keeping you informed and up-to-date

Top News

Third annual BRA Day event brings together breast cancer survivors for a night of education and support – Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day educates and raises awareness amongst women who may be considering breast reconstruction post-mastectomy. > MORE


Take Note

Women’s College Hospital hosts its first citywide TAHSN nursing research rounds – TAHSN nursing research rounds highlighted the importance of daily exercise. > MORE

Cancer Screening Saves Lives – Regular cancer screening is an important part of your health. > MORE


Spotlight on Health Disciplines and Nursing

Quality nurse-led care at the core of the Phototherapy Education and Research Centre – Nurses offer support and care to patients at PERC. > MORE


Flu shot halves risk of heart attack or stroke in people with history of heart attack, study finds. > MORE

WCRI welcomes delegation of physicians from Vietnam – Visit sparks discussions of future collaboration in breast cancer research, education and training. > MORE



Women’s Health Matters

This month, Women’s Health Matters spoke to Jessica Ng, manager of infection prevention & control at Women’s College Hospital, about flu shot myths and facts.

WCH in the Media

Dr. Jocob Udell’s latest research showing that the flu vaccine may reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke received international attention. Click here for more.

Dr. Steven Narod was quoted in the Globe and Mail in an article about genetic testing for BRCA mutations. Click here to read.

For more WCH news articles, click here.


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