Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

How I Navigated My Mental Illness On and Off the Ice

Kendra Fisher | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Impact
Kendra Fisher

It took me almost 5 years to learn that I knew nothing about mental illness and I had no idea where to go for help. It all felt pointless, there was no "reason" left. At that moment I knew I had a choice to make -- I could accept there was no point, or I could find a way to make a point. I knew there had to be more; more help, more resources, more support -- I just had to find it.

Does Sunnybrook Care More About Quality of Death Than Quality of Life?

Kathleen Finlay | Posted 04.27.2014 | Canada Politics
Kathleen Finlay

Should a hospital really have something called a "Quality Dying Initiative?" Apparently, Toronto's Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre thinks so. And because it is Canada's largest teaching hospital, what it does carries considerable weight with hospitals across the country.

Hospital's Live Tweeting Of Open Heart Surgery Is So Much Better Than Grey's Anatomy

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.20.2014 | Canada Living

If you've ever wondered what it looks like inside an operating room, but didn't want to go the medical school route, Toronto's Sunnybrook Hospital is ...

Hospitals Need More Common Sense, Not More Money

Kathleen Finlay | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada
Kathleen Finlay

Want to know another proven and really cheap method of improving patient safety? Wash your hands. So serious is the failure of doctors, nurses and other clinicians to follow this simple age-old motherly dictum, that the Ontario government requires hospitals to regularly report their level of pre-patient and post-patient hand hygiene compliance.

Hospitals Can Use Your Tax Dollars to Shut You Up

Kathleen Finlay | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business
Kathleen Finlay

One of the great unreported stories of the Canadian healthcare system is the avidity of hospitals to use limited taxpayer funds to hire lawyers, with the acquiescence of political leaders, in an effort to evade accountability or to silence families and others who raise inconvenient questions.

Air Ambulance CEO Removed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.03.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Two top officials have been formally removed from their positions at Ontario's air ambulance service.A statement from Ornge says Chris Mazza...

Married Men Seek Care For Heart Attacks Sooner: Study

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.17.2011 | Canada

TORONTO - Researchers say men who are married or in common-law relationships seek medical care for a possible heart attack sooner than men who are sin...