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Smokers around hospitals have to butt out by 2018

It’s getting more and more difficult to smoke outdoors near a hospital.

By August, Windsor Regional Hospital will be down to one designated smoking area at each site and by 2018 there will be no more smoking allowed on hospital grounds across the province thanks to the changes to the Smoke-Free Ontario Act. 639 more words

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Rooming-in with newborns catching on in U.S.

Maternity hospitals in the United States are beginning to close nurseries and implement the rooming-in method for birthing, something that Windsor Regional Hospital has been doing successfully for 13 years. 517 more words

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Our hospitals obsolete; let's build a new one

For all the people who think we do not need a new hospital, maybe they should try a stay and see the difficulties our health care providers have to manage through. 116 more words

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Organ donation reports on the rise

Hospitals across Ontario are notifying the Trillium Gift of Life Network about potential tissue or organ donors at an increasing rate.

Newly released numbers reveal that between April 1, 2015 and March 31, 2016, 38 Ontario hospitals either maintained or improved their rate of “routine notification.” 86 more words

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Lawyers argue whether nurse can be called as expert witness in Johnson trial

A pair of tattered white pants, torn and bloodied, were shown in court Wednesday afternoon during Ben Johnson’s sexual assault trial.

The pants were identified by Jo-Anne Treverton, the nurse who packaged them as part of a sexual assault evidence kit in the early hours of March 18, 2013, as the pair worn by a then-16-year-old who alleges she was raped by Johnson hours before. 420 more words

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Cancer patients need a PET scanner

Re: Cancer doctors alarmed after region’s PET scan clinic closes, by Brian Cross, June 23.

I suggest that a Positron Emission Tomography machine is a useful and important tool to deliver early detection of disease which is imperative in a community that is building a “mega-hospital.” 18 more words

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Burkoski resignation showed rare integrity

Re: Firing ‘shocked’ nursing chief, by Brian Cross, June 22.

I was both shocked and dismayed by the firing of Vanessa Burkoski, chief nursing executive (CNE) and vice-president (VP) at the London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC). 232 more words

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