“At the height of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was gut-wrenching to call a family member to tell them that their husband, wife, mom or dad was about to die, and connect them via phone or tablet due to the no-visitor policy.”
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“Despite all the challenges and uncertainties we’ve faced, we have continued to move forward every day with positive energy, innovation and a spirit of collaboration.”
“Back when the pandemic began, I was particularly worried about my most susceptible patients, as many of them have weakened immune systems or have a history of getting bad infections from their breathing and feeding tubes.”
On November 3, 2020, Lori M. from St. Catharines was announced as the grand-prize winner of our 50/50 Inspiration Lottery. Lori took home $81,390!
“The newest form of cellular therapy we’re conducting is CAR (Chimeric Antigen Receptor) T-cell therapy,” explains Dr. Tom Kouroukis. “We were privileged to be one of the first two sites for adult CAR T-cell therapy in Canada.”
Providing inclusive and effective health care involves understanding and respecting the needs of diverse cultures. That is one reason why the Indigenous Cancer Care Program at Juravinski Cancer Centre is so important.
Greater understanding. Innovative thinking. New points of view. These are some of the outcomes when the Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre holds its bi-monthly meetings.
Recognizing the importance of supporting mental health services for pediatric patients and their families, Sobeys Inc. and The Sobey Foundation announced its national partnership with Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations.
Advancements in technology used during spinal surgery are providing numerous benefits for patients and surgical teams. Orthopedic surgeons at Hamilton Health Sciences, specifically those at Hamilton General Hospital and McMaster Children’s Hospital, now have the critical equipment to take advantage of those advancements.
Chloe Nicholls was just settling into her new position at St. Peter’s Hospital when COVID-19 changed everything.