At Montreal’s welcome centre for the Syrian refugees, the nurses and social workers of West-Central Montreal Health met with Gaétan Barrette (left), Minister of Health and Social Services; Kathleen Weil (third from left), Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness; Finance Minister Pierre Moreau (fourth from left); and Lucie Charlebois (second from right), Minister for Rehabilitation, Youth Protection, Public Health and Healthy Lifestyles.
April 2016CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Welcome mat rolled out for Syrian refugees

Healthcare professionals from facilities in West-Central Montreal Health have played key roles in conducting health and psychosocial assessments of the many refugees who arrived in Montreal from Syria.

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One of the novel aspects of the 2015 JGH Mini-Med School was the staged reading of a play, written and directed by Terry Griffin-Burman, with musical accompaniment by cellist Rachel Burman. The production, about the emotional ups and downs of the elderly, starred (from left) Pasquale DeBlasio, Dan Delaney, Patricia Delaney, Sheila Moriarity and Nancy Cree.
Feature articlesSeptember 2015

Harbouring radical ideas is vastly different from radicalization, psychiatrist explains

Not everyone who expresses an interest in a radical religious or political ideology is dangerous, the audience heard at the 13th annual JGH Mini-Med School.

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