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Vol. 6 No. 8 | April 18, 2013

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It took three hospital pharmacy workers in Peterborough less than two hours to discover a serious problem with their first shipment of outsourced chemotherapy drugs from a new supplier. The same problem went undetected at four other hospitals in Ontario and New Brunswick for nearly a year...  Chemo drug scandal: How Peterborough hospital workers discovered the diluted drugs

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Book Review
Nurses on the Move: Migration and the Global Health Care Economy
Margaret Keatings

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From the Longwoods Archives

Migration and Mobility: Informing Nursing Human Resources Retention and Recruitment Policy.  In this issue, a team of nurse researchers led by Dr. Linda McGillis Hall, from the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto, report on research into various nursing human resources through the lens of labour mobility both to the US and to other Canadian provinces.

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How do you redesign a healthcare system?  One of the many ideas you will explore, discuss and imprint on your mind at this provincial HealthcareRounds at the Rotman School of Management:  May 15 will be a packed day with the Minister, the Deputy Minister, the Associate Deputy Minister + a new generation of healthcare thinkers tasked to make this work. Ways Means to Make HealthLinks Work.


  • Jane McMullan to Board of Directors, William Osler Health System, Etobicoke, ON
  • Jinnie Bradshaw, to Council Member, BC Patient Safety & Quality Council, Vancouver, BC
  • Ene Underwood to CEO, Habitat for Humanity Toronto, ON
  • Wendy Strugnell to Acting Vice President, People and Organization Developmen, Fraser Health, Surrey, BC
  • Sarah Friesen to CEO/General Manager of Central Ontario Healthcare Procurement Alliance (COHPA) 
  • Paul Gallant to Board of Directors, Mood Disorder's Association of British Columbia 
  • Dr. Ralph Meyer to President, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre 
  • Dr. Ralph Meyer to Cancer Care Ontario's regional vice-president for the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Regional Cancer Program

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