Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Forward this email to a colleague

Stay Connected
    Like Longwoods eLetter October 21, 2014 | Safe from Ebola on Facebook share on Twitter


"As the media hype grew, it created an unexpected backlash against healthcare workers. . ... They were often asked not to attend family functions, take their children to daycare, or show up for hair cut or dental appointments for fear they were contagious."  Lessons From SARS: Communicating During a Crisis - The SARS Story at Mount Sinai Hospital


Ebola threat should spark overdue investment in public health by Rick Janson

Off the Cuff

Pre-Print: Media Coverage of Youth Suicides and Its Impact on Paediatric Mental Health Emergency Department Presentations

Ebola Update from the World Health Organization
Ebola Update from the U.S. Centre of Disease Control Newsroom
Ebola Update from the Public Health Agency of Canada

10 Ontario hospitals named to treat potential Ebola cases

Keeping Ontario Safe from Ebola Virus Disease

Ebola response badly fumbled, WHO admits

Nurses reveal gaps in Ebola preparedness in Ontario hospitals

SARS and Health Worker Safety: Lessons for Influenza Pandemic Planning and Response

Last Week in Canadian Healthcare History
October 14, 1654: Contruction starts on Hotel Dieu in Quebec

Longwoods' Events

 Breakfast with the Chiefs – October 22, 2014
Timothy Caulfield and Dr. Danielle Martin talk about Healthcare Zombies: What Keeps them Walking?
Registration closes at noon today.
Sponsored by PwC and National Research Corporation

 TELUS Health Talks – November 14, 2014
Dr. Farzad Mostashari covers Taking an Aggressive Stance on EMRs: Lessons from the US
Register Now
(This session is available to attendees at no cost. You do not need to be a HealthcareBoard member to attend.) 
Sponsored by TELUS Health

Would you like to sign up your institution to become a Public Institution HealthcareBoard member and have unlimited number of your staff and board members attend a season of Breakfast with the Chiefs and receive discounts to HealthcareRounds? Contact Matthew Hart -

Our Editors Recommend

Healthcare Quarterly
The State of Child and Youth Mental Health in Canada: Past Problems and Future Fantasies

Law, Public Policy and Mental Health in the Workplace

Healthcare Policy
Indicators for Measuring Mental Health: Towards Better Surveillance

Nursing Leadership
Nurses and Workplace Violence: Nurses' Experiences of Verbal and Physical Abuse at Work

World Health and Population
Mental Health Symptoms among Rural-to-Urban Migrants in China: A Comparison with Their Urban and Rural Counterparts



More | Add your conference


  • Dr. Jason K. Rivers to President of the Acne and Rosacea Society of Canada, Vancouver, BC, a new national, non-profit organization led by dermatologists.
  • Elise Monaghan Joubert to Deputy Director, Development, Canadian Cancer Society, Montreal, QC
  • Lisa Grislis to Campaign Director, Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, Toronto, ON
  • Jamie Marcellus to President of First Health Care, Markham, ON
  • Kris Gustavson, Provincial Health Services Corporate Director, Accreditation & Patient Experience awarded International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) Fellowship, Vancouver, BC 
  • Michael Churm to Project Manager, CAMH, Toronto, ON
  • Brigit Belter to Nursing Instructor, Centennial College, Toronto, ON
  • Marsha Bryan to Project Leader Medical Affairs, Ontario Shores, Whitby, ON
  • Bernice Budz to Interim Dean School of Health Sciences, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Vancouver, BC
  • Kevin Pollard to Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and Community Services, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John’s, NL
  • Norma Beauchamp to President and CEO, Cystic Fibrosis of Canada, Toronto, ON
More | Send us your transitions.

Featured Careers

REMINDER - Are you a journal subscriber? Go to and Create an Account. This eLetter is a weekly must read on national & local healthcare information, news, online essays & events. To Unsubscribe click on the link at the bottom of this page.

The Longwoods™ eLetter may be re-distributed freely. Just forward this email message.

The Longwoods™ eLetter is normally published every Tuesday morning. Don't reply to this email letter. Instead, write the publisher.

Copyright 2014 Longwoods™ Publishing Corporation, publishers of academic, scientific and professional journals.

Please read our Privacy Statement. Longwoods™ Publishing Corporation, 260 Adelaide Street, East, #8, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5A 1N1

Home | About Us | Subscriptions | Contact | Healthcare Jobs | Sign up for the Longwoods eLetter