Hamilton Health Sciences

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Name: Hamilton Health Sciences
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

Hamilton Health Sciences would handle potential Ebola patients

Tags: ebola, hamilton health sciences, n95, protectionHamilton Health Sciences is one of 10 facilities across the province designated as a referral hospital to treat potential Ebola cases.Minister of Health Eric Hoskins made the announcement Friday in ... [Published CHCH.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Officials update Canada’s Ebola preparedness

Tags: aid, canada, ebola, HAZMAT, healthcare workers, west africaIn Ontario, 10 people have been tested for possible Ebola infection, but all tests have come back negative.Although there are no confirmed cases in this province, officials are preparing ... [Published CHCH.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 4 reports

Ebola patients to be sent to Hamilton Health Sciences

Metro MorningAre We Too Scared of Ebola? 0:00 / 6:37 is dedicating a special day of coverage to the Ebola crisis on Tuesday. On radio, television and online, we'll explore the facts behind Ebola and answer questions. Be part of the conversation Tuesday ... [Published CBC - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Hospitalized Patients Don't Wash Their Hands Enough

ONTARIO, Canada—Hospital visitors and staff are greeted with hand sanitizer dispensers in the lobby, by the elevators and outside rooms as reminders to wash their hands to stop infections, but just how clean are patients’ hands?A study led by McMaster ... [Published EndoNurse - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

I will work to retain Dundas’ character

In early September, I pledged to walk at least 1 million steps on my campaign trail before election day. I want to represent Dundas to the best of my ability, and, in order to do that, I need to know what issues are really important to the residents who ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Hand sanitizers not being used enough by hospitalized patients

Health care workers are expected to use hand sanitizers frequently in hospitals to help prevent infections, but what about patients ? A recent Canadian study found that hospitalized patients wash their hands only about a third of the time after using ... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Patients don't wash their hands enough

A new study has found that, while hospital visitors and staff regularly use sanitiser, patients themselves are not washing their hands enough to prevent infections.The research, led by Dr Jocelyn Srigley, a McMaster University researcher, found that people ... [Published Spire Healthcare - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 2 reports

Support program a breath of fresh air for patients with COPD

Liz Gerdel never thought of herself as a pioneer.But the 83-year-old longtime Mountain resident will be front and centre as one of the first patients in a support program launching in Hamilton, and 18 other Canadian cities, for patients with chronic obstructive ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

For The Record: Zarky’s supports local hospitals

Prepared foods chain Zarky's has created a new product line in support of Hamilton Health Sciences.The three-store chain will donate 3 per cent of sales from its new Eat Right Live Right line to Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation's Care4 program, which ... [Published My Kawartha - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 2 reports

Man in serious condition following crash in West Lincoln

Police are releasing details about an early morning crash in West Lincoln that caused power outages in the area.At 2:30 this morning police were contacted by Pen West Hydro who were in the area of Regional Road 20 and Grassie Road looking for the cause ... [Published 1057 EZRrock - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE: Injuries in Grimsby crash

Two people were taken to hospital following a collision in Grismby between a dump truck and pickup early Monday morning.Emergency crews were called to the scene at Mud and Mountain Rds. at 6:13 a.m.Niagara Regional Police say an initial investigation ... [Published Thorold Edition - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Woman in serious condition following head-on crash

Brant OPP say a woman was taken by air ambulance to Hamilton Health Sciences Hospital after receiving life-threatening injuries when the car she was driving collided with a tractor trailer on Ayr Road, north of Drumbo, at 5.19 p.m. on Tuesday.Ayr Road ... [Published Brantford Expositor - Sep 24 2014]

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"The average person does not have to be concerned at all" said Dr. Michael Gardam, director of infection, prevention and control at Toronto's University Health Network...
"Space has been allocated within the urgent care to care for any patient with Ebola-like symptoms" she said. "Education is ongoing for front line staff."
"These enhanced measures will make our preparedness even stronger, and I will continue to work in partnership with our health care providers including our dedicated frontline health care workers to enhance our ability to safely contain and treat any infectious illness" Hoskins said in a statement

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Mac cleaners refused to clean suspected Ebola p... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Oct 18 2014]
Hamilton Health Sciences would handle potential... [Published CHCH.com - Oct 18 2014]
Inspections find 13 Ontario hospitals unprepare... [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 18 2014]
BGH to hold Ebola preparedness exercise [Published Brantford Expositor - Oct 18 2014]
Officials update Canada’s Ebola preparedness [Published CHCH.com - Oct 18 2014]
'We're prepared' for Ebola patients: Hamilton H... [Published CBC Hamilton - Oct 17 2014]
Ebola patients to be sent to Hamilton Health Sc... [Published CBC - Oct 17 2014]
Ontario announces steps to prepare for Ebola [Published Woodstock Sentinel-Review - Oct 17 2014]
Ontario ramps up Ebola plan with new treatment ... [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 17 2014]
Ebola virus preparations stepped up in Ontario [Published Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Oct 17 2014]
Ontario Sets Course to Deal with Ebola Virus [Published NetNewsledger.com - Oct 17 2014]
London hospital designated to treat Ebola cases [Published London Free Press - Oct 17 2014]
Study: Hospitalized Patients Don't Wash Their H... [Published EndoNurse - Oct 16 2014]
Bedbug issue will delay service to seniors [Published Hamilton Spectator - Oct 14 2014]
I will work to retain Dundas’ character [Published Hamilton Spectator - Oct 14 2014]
Hand sanitizers not being used enough by hospit... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 13 2014]
Venous (Vein) Thrombosis Therapeutics Clinical ... [Published BioSpace - Oct 10 2014]
Hopsital Patients Not Washing Hands, Tracking T... [Published Tech Vibes - Oct 10 2014]
Venous (Vein) Thrombosis Therapeutics Clinical ... [Published MyNewsDesk - Oct 10 2014]
Patients don't wash their hands enough [Published Spire Healthcare - Oct 09 2014]
Too Much or Too Little Salt May Be Harmful [Published Today's Dietitian - Oct 08 2014]
Support program a breath of fresh air for patie... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Oct 08 2014]
Senior safety focus of seminar at Sackville Hil... [Published Stoney Creek News - Oct 07 2014]
New program could reduce hospital visits for CO... [Published CBC - Oct 07 2014]
New study finds hospital patients are not washi... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - Oct 07 2014]
Hospitalized patients don't wash their hands en... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 07 2014]
For The Record: Zarky’s supports local hospitals [Published My Kawartha - Oct 06 2014]
Stratford's Amazing Pace fundraiser brings in m... [Published Stratford Beacon Herald - Oct 05 2014]
Man in serious condition following crash in Wes... [Published 1057 EZRrock - Oct 03 2014]
UPDATE: Man stable after W. Lincoln crash [Published Thorold Edition - Oct 03 2014]
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