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A new clinic is treating some skin cancers in a single day

A new clinic that treats some skin cancers in a single day has opened at St. Joseph’s Health Centre. Using the Mohs micrographic surgery procedure, the physician removes cancerous growths and tests the tissue on the spot, repeating the process if necessary until the tumour is removed entirely. “Basal cell and squamous cell are the […]

St. Joseph’s joins campaign encouraging discussion of mental health

If you walk through St. Joseph’s Health Centre, you’ll find images of blue elephants on certain office doors. To visitors, this probably means nothing. But to staff members, each elephant means there’s a leader inside that office specially trained to discuss mental health and ready to direct them to the right supports and resources when […]

Life through a different lens: Photography group helping manage mental health

Art and therapy are being combined to help people manage their mental health in an innovative new program at St. Joseph’s Health Centre. For six weeks, clients in the outpatient mental health clinic can join a photography group that gives members assignments to work on together creating unique images and art all while in a […]

Obstetrical Triage Acuity Scale improves care in Family Birthing Centre

More than 3,300 babies are born every year in St. Joseph’s Family Birthing Centre (FBC). As a result, there are more than 6,000 visits to the unit every year, two-thirds of which are unscheduled. This can pose a significant challenge when there are several women at different stages of their pregnancy needing different levels of […]

Keeping patients and residents safe from pressure injuries

Our bodies were made to move. When we sit or lie down in the same position for a long period of time, we’re at risk of developing pressure injuries – damage to skin that covers bony areas of the body (ankles, back, tail bone, elbows, heels) and tissue. These injuries can be painful and require […]

Antibiotics: Protecting a precious resource

Everything you need to know about antibiotics and antimicrobial stewardship

“I knew I could lose my dad” — The serious impact of the flu

Umberto Leone knows all too well the dangers of the flu. When his father was diagnosed at the beginning of 2017, it set off a devastating chain of events leading to nine months in hospital – including almost two in the Intensive Care Unit. “My father was a healthy guy who walked daily and drove […]

Our Network kicks off research month TOgether!

Researchers at our three sites work hard every day to spur innovations in basic science, clinical research and health services and policy research on a global playing field. With a new network, our research has more potential than ever. To celebrate our network’s researchers and their dedication to driving innovation that will change the lives […]

Helping keep babies close to home

When getting ready to welcome a new baby into their family, the last thing parents want to think about is intensive care. But many babies require additional support before they can go home – which is where the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit comes in. These specialized departments are equipped to support babies until they’re able […]

Occupational Therapy Poster

All about the holistic work of occupational therapists

It can be helping people to get back to bathing, making meals, or exercising. October is Occupational Therapy month and we interviewed three occupational therapists across the network who work with very different patient groups to highlight the diversity of their roles and the impact of their work on their patients. The “occupation” in occupational […]

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