How Long Is Too Long To Wait In An Emergency Room?

Emergency departments in Canada are very busy places. Every year, Canadians make about 16 million visits to emergency rooms and more than one million Canadians are admitted to hospital through emergency departments. 

Given how complex it is to assess, treat and admit this large and variable population to hospital, it likely comes as no surprise that nearly all emergency department patients spend some of their time in hospital, waiting.  Read more here




Call for Abstracts: Nursing Leadership: Making a Difference in Mental Health and Addictions

The Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership is planning a future issue focused on nursing leadership in the area of mental health and addictions, and is seeking submission of abstracts proposing manuscripts related to this topic. For more information click here to download the PDF 


Breakfast with the Chiefs - Thursday, May 04, 2017 - Toronto, ON

Raising the Bar: The Changing Face of Health Standards and Accreditation Around the World

Leslee J. Thompson, CEO of Health Standards Organization and Accreditation Canada


Breakfast with the Chiefs - Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - Toronto, ON

Matters of Life and Death: Public Health Issues in Canada

André Picard, Health Columnist at The Globe and Mail and Dr. Andreas Laupacis, Executive Director of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital


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