tuesday september 8, 2015
Connect - Women's College Hospital
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Top News

Introducing Nicole Woods: bringing theory into practice
For Nicole (Nikki) Woods, PhD, it’s simple – excellent healthcare begins with excellent education. > MORE


Take Note

A trauma-informed approach to healthcare
For the trauma therapy team at Women’s College Hospital (WCH), caring for traumatized populations involves changing the way care providers approach health and their clients. Learn more by watching the video.

Spotlight on Health Disciplines and Nursing

WCH colposcopy nurses provide support and patient education
Women who are anxious about their upcoming appointments can feel confident with the nurses of the colposcopy clinic at Women’s College Hospital (WCH). > MORE


New WCRI study grabs headlines
Dr. Steven Narod’s recent study on breast cancer mortality after a diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ received extensive coverage recently. The study was covered by the New York Times, TIME Magazine and The Canadian Press, among other outlets.
To read the full release, click here.

From WCH Foundation

Announcing the fifth annual Women for Women’s luncheon
We are excited to share that the fifth annual Women for Women’s luncheon will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 28th, 2015 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel. > MORE

From the Association of Volunteers

Looking back on a successful moving sale
In anticipation of the upcoming opening of phase two, the Association of Volunteers recently held a moving sale – or indoor garage sale – in the main lobby of the hospital. > MORE

Women’s Health Matters

Summer fitness: what you need to know about warm weather workouts
During this summer’s hot weather, Women’s Health Matters spoke to registered kinesiologist Faith Delos-Reyes, program coordinator and exercise specialist with the Women's Cardiovascular Health Initiative at Women's College Hospital, about summer fitness and warm weather workouts. > MORE

My Health Matters

 How much do you know about osteoporosis? Take this quiz and test your knowledge.

WCH in the Media

Basic income: just what the doctor orderedToronto Star – Dr. Danielle Martin

Are all those vitamin supplements helping or hurting?Canadian Living – Dr. Dara Maker

Health care system is failing people with alcohol addiction, say expertsHealthy Debate – Dr. Sheryl Spithoff

For more WCH news articles, click here.


If you have a story idea for a future issue of Connect, please contact Rebecca Cheung at
Rebecca.cheung@wchospital.ca or ext. 3210