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This is not just a one-off; these are daily occurrences of violence taking place in hospitals,” said Linda Haslam-Stroud, president of the ONA and a member of the anti-workplace violence roundtable. “Our nurses are trying to provide the best care possible under very difficult circumstances.”

B.C. Health Minister announces $2-million to keep nurses safer

B.C. nurses are fed up with abuse — ‘we have broken jaws to prove it’ — and will push to charge patients

Assaults on hospital staff increasing across Ontario as Staff, bed and service cuts frustrate patients and their families

Protection of Health Workers, Patients and Facilities in Times of Violence - A Report from the Conference Convened by the Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Bellagio, Italy

Dying to Be Heard: Families, Safety Advocates Often Frustrated at Lack of Action on Inquest Findings
From the Longwoods Archives

Top Ten Articles published in 2014-15
  1. Perspectives on Advancing Bundled Payment in Ontario’s Home Care System and Beyond
  2. Navigating the Leadership Landscape: Creating an Inventory to Identify Leadership Education Programs for Health Professionals
  3. Supporting the Use of Health Technology Assessments by Decision-Makers
  4. A Model for Physician Leadership Development and Succession Planning
  5. Primary Care Practice Reports: Administrative Data Profiles for Identifying and Prioritizing Areas for Quality Improvement
  6. Transforming Community Access Services through Client- and Family-Centred Homecare Transitions
  7. In Conversation with Simon Kennedy
  8. Urbanization and Health in Developing Countries: A Systematic Review
  9. The Impact of Private Insurance Coverage on Prescription Drug Use in Ontario, Canada
  10. Knowing is not Enough

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Transitions
  • Dr. Jennifer Gibson to Co-Chair, Provincial-territorial expert advisory group on physician-assisted dying
  • Maureen Taylor to Co-Chair, Provincial-territorial expert advisory group on physician-assisted dying
  • Dr. Doug Cochrane to member, Provincial-territorial expert advisory group on physician-assisted dying
  • Dr. Jocelyn Downie to member, Provincial-territorial expert advisory group on physician-assisted dying
  • Ruth Goba to member, Provincial-territorial expert advisory group on physician-assisted dying
  • Dr. Nuala Kenny to member, Provincial-territorial expert advisory group on physician-assisted dying
  • Arthur Schafer to member, Provincial-territorial expert advisory group on physician-assisted dying
  • Dr. Trevor Theman to member, Provincial-territorial expert advisory group on physician-assisted dying
  • Dr. Karima Velji to member, Provincial-territorial expert advisory group on physician-assisted dying
  • Dr. Andy Becker, one of the true pioneers of stem cell science, died last week in Toronto, ON at age 80.
  • Mary Jane McNally to Chief Patient Experience Officer (CPEO),  CW Community Care Access Centre, William Osler Health System, Headwaters Healthcare Centre, ON
  • Peter Coleridge to President and Chief Executive Officer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada, Burlington, ON
  • Ophira Ginsburg to World Health Organization to assist in Cancer Control Programs for Women, Geneva, CH
  • Susan Fitzpatrick to CEO, Toronto Central LHIN, Toronto, ON
  • Darren Entwistle to CEO, TELUS, Vancouver, BC
  • Tony Wakeham to Implementation Team Lead, Newfoundland and Labrador Health Shared Services Organization, St. John’s, NL
  • Denise Tubrett to Implementation team, Newfoundland and Labrador Health Shared Services Organization, St. John’s, NL
  • Ron Johnson to Implementation team, Newfoundland and Labrador Health Shared Services Organization, St. John’s, NL
  • David Williams to Interim Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Toronto, ON
  • Rick Trimp, under consideration for senior appointment at either Stanton Territorial Hospital or NWT Health & Social Services, Yellowknife, NT
  • Elaine Everson to CFO, Extendicare, Markham, ON
  • Geraldine Dumont to Co-CEO, Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa, ON
  • Kadean Ogilvie-Pinter to Co-CEO, Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa, ON
  • Tony Hanlon to Interim CEO, Algoma Public Health, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
  • Martin Ferguson-Pell to Executive Director, Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute, Calgary, AB
  • Dr. Frances Kelsey, the Canadian doctor who kept thalidomide out of U.S., died Friday, August 7th in London, . She was 101. 
  • Arvind Gupta resigns as President of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
  • Martha Piper to interim President, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
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