The JGH has become the first hospital in Canada to perform an advanced type of robotic surgery for gynecologic cancer, in which all of the medical instruments are inserted into the abdomen via a single, tiny incision in the navel.
Patients in several units at the JGH are now able to leave the hospital earlier, thanks to an innovative, inter-disciplinary project that has significantly streamlined the discharge process.
Ten years after its debut, the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer reached its landmark anniversary on July 7 and 8, with 1,308 participants raising more than $4.8 million for the Segal Cancer Centre and its partners across Quebec.
Glenn J. Nashen, Associate Director of Communications for CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, has been awarded the D’Arcy McGee Medal of Citizenship for contributing to the lives of Montrealers in and beyond the riding of D’Arcy McGee.
As Director of Volunteer and Pastoral Services, I’m privileged to see volunteers giving freely and generously of themselves to bring hope and comfort to patients and other healthcare users.
In the first initiative of its kind in Quebec, a JGH gastroenterologist is teaching nurses more about their specialty in order to improve the quality of patient care.
Danielle Leggett, an expert in human resources management, has been appointed Executive Director of Hope & Cope and will succeed the retiring Suzanne O’Brien.
A photo display, known as the Wall of Hope, has been mounted in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit as an inspirational message that even babies who enter the world under difficult circumstances can grow into healthy childhood.