Patient-centred healthcare could reduce wait times and improve the Canadian health system

Patient-centred healthcare could reduce wait times and improve the Canadian health system

Overcrowded EDs, stressed staff and concerns about patient safety are problems witnessed more often than any health care professional would wish. How to prevent this chaos?

Media coverage of youth suicide linked to increased emergency room visits for mental health distress

Media coverage of youth suicide linked to increased emergency room visits for mental health distress

In the last few years, two high profile youth suicides in the Ottawa region garnered tremendous media attention and, as a new study suggests, resulted in increased emergency room visits by youth for mental health distress.