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Jarvis: Searching 'along the 401' for a place to die

The next time a patient at Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare requests a medically-assisted death, CEO Janice Kaffer may have to hit the 401 to find a hospital to perform it. 1,014 more words

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Windsor Regional 52 patients overcapacity

The overcapacity problem at Windsor Regional Hospital isn’t getting any better, with the hospital cancelling one surgery early Friday as it deals with a surge in flu patients. 184 more words

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After 'false lull,' demand surges again at overcapacity Windsor Regional Hospital

Windsor Regional Hospital is urging people to avoid its two emergency departments except for true emergencies, as it copes with a sudden resurgence in patients after a “false lull” that lasted four days. 390 more words

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Hotel-Dieu Grace CEO credits staff's hard work, sacrifice during flu-related surge

The surge in demand for hospital beds that’s caused overflow problems and cancelled surgeries at Windsor Regional Hospital has also put pressure on Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare, the non-acute hospital’s CEO said on Tuesday. 277 more words

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Newborn Super Bowl babies receive cosy football cocoons

This is definitely not a football you want to fumble.

A trio of babies born Super Bowl weekend each received a “football cocoon” on Sunday to mark the momentous day they came into the world. 353 more words

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Officials concerned travel ban may stop cross-border ambulance trips for refugees

Will the ambulance be halted at the border, when a pregnant Syrian refugee — about to give birth very early — is being rushed from Windsor to Detroit for lifesaving care of the premature infant? 561 more words

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Running overcapacity during flu season costs hospital $28K per day

Windsor Regional Hospital’s tab to run overcapacity for the last 53 days of flu season is at $1.5 million and growing.

It’s a cost the hospital is hoping the Ministry of Health will pick up, CEO David Musyj said on Wednesday, when there were 36 overflow patients above and beyond the 543 beds the hospital is funded for at its two campuses. 671 more words

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