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Family Physician Dr. Alex Orr (left) and Nurse Elizabeth Jack of Santé Kildare, a Family Medicine Group in Cote Saint-Luc that took on, last fall, 400 new patients who previously had no family doctor.

‘Orphan’ patients placed

Family Medicine Groups register wait-listed patients Two days of ‘blitz’ to conquer the waiting lists of patients seeking family doctors succeeded last fall in…

Members of the 75-strong Technical Aids Service team include occupational therapists and technicians who specialize in wheelchair positioning, orthotics and prosthetics, as well as mechanics and administrative staff.

Moving with the times

Technical Aids Service team offers hands-on training on new mobility equipment tate-of-the-art mobility equipment such as prosthetics and motorized wheelchairs keep limited-mobility clients moving,…

JGH Ophthalmic Technician Marc Renaud raising awareness about glaucoma at the Montreal North Health Fair, shown here (right) with Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette.

In the public eye

Raising glaucoma awareness in the community Keep your eyes peeled for patients who may have glaucoma. Why is early detection so important? Glaucoma causes…

Here for you, too

Elder Mistreatment Helpline also provides support to healthcare staff Help is at hand. That’s the message from the Elder Mistreatment Helpline to healthcare professionals…

At Jewish Eldercare Centre, Nurse Donna Koutsandreas makes sure that resident Marcel Scheinfeld is ready to stand and begin using his walker.

Playing their card right

Nursing rounds project enhances patient safety It’s only been a few months since nursing staff at SAPA long-term care sites were given small laminated…