Virtual reality goggles a welcome distraction for chemotherapy patients
Virtual reality goggles, available from Hope & Cope volunteers, are now helping patients pass the time during lengthy chemotherapy sessions.
New linear accelerator goes into service in Radiation Oncology
Anti-cancer treatment is now under way with a highly sophisticated and versatile linear accelerator that’s newly installed at the JGH.
New award in respiratory therapy named in honour of Dr. Denny Laporta
As Dr. Denny Laporta eases into semi-retirement in Intensive Care, an award has been established in his honour.
New JGH lab launched to test potentially revolutionary cancer treatment
A potential breakthrough in cancer treatment, using magnetism to guide medication-carrying bacteria into tumours, will be tested in a new JGH lab.
How personal connections manage to survive in the high tech of telehealth
In the high-tech environment of telehealth, new skills and techniques are being developed to maintain trust and intimacy between healthcare users and providers.
Order of Canada appointment for Myer Bick, retired Foundation CEO
Myer Bick, retired President and CEO of the JGH Foundation, has been appointed to the Order of Canada in recognition of his career of distinguished service.
Telehealth becomes vital nursing tool in monitoring patients’ health at home
JGH nurses in many fields are playing a key role in using telehealth to maintain contact with patients and provide the support they need at home.
Major donation for research consortium to improve outcomes of lung cancer patients
A major donation has led to creation of a JGH-based consortium to improve the outcomes of lung cancer patients through customized treatments.
JGH nursing initiative wins award for helping cancer patients manage their symptoms
A JGH nursing initiative to help cancer outpatients manage their symptoms more effectively has won an award from the Order of Nurses of Quebec.
How COVID-19 yanked telehealth out of the future and into our daily lives
At first, telehealth seemed like a distant dream. But when COVID-19 hit, the CIUSSS and the JGH made telehealth a part of daily life.