May 26, 2020

Congratulations to Ontario Health (Quality)

The Ontario Surgical Quality Improvement Network Community of Practice - Improving Surgical Care in Ontario has won the 2020 Ted Freedman Award for Innovation in Education. Congratulations to the winner and thank you to all the organizations that submitted their learning programs. So fascinating to see such creative and innnovative work happening across Canada. Award Page


Longwoods has been collecting lessons learned, opinions, reports and editorial on pandemic planning for years. We have created a single page with a large list of materials written by experts across Canada. We hope this acts as a resource for those of you who are busy working towards flattening the curve. Click here for the full list

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Jun 01, 2020 Health & Healthcare News
Ombudsman launching investigation into Ontario's oversight of long-term care during pandemic

2020-06-01 from Ontario's ombudsman is launching an investigation into the province's oversight of long-term care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic over concerns about conditions and outbreak [...]

Jun 01, 2020 Health & Healthcare News
Ontario 30-day limit on prescriptions expected to end by July 1

2020-06-01 from Ontarians who rely on prescription medication will hopefully see an onerous COVID-19 precaution lifted by the end of June. A 30-day limit on prescriptions was brought [...]

Jun 01, 2020 Health & Healthcare News
Multiple overdoses again prompt Public Health drug warning

2020-06-01 from For the second time in as many weeks, Public Health Sudbury and Districts are warning the community about a spike in drug overdoses. This afternoon, the health unit [...]

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In Canada, responsibility for corrections is divided between federal, provincial and territorial governments, with nurses being the largest group of healthcare professionals working in correctional institutions (penitentiaries, jails, prisons, correctional centres and secure correctional treatment centres) across the country. Correctional institutions are among the most challenging workplace settings for nurses, as they face competing tensions between the provision of quality care and strict sec [...]



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