Update from the Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health (PCMCH) Effective Sept 08, 2015, CritiCall Ontario will expand its service to include the facilitation of all urgent and emergent neonatal cases in Ontario. Hospital-based physicians in Ontario who are caring for urgent and emergent neonatal patients must contact CritiCall Ontario at 1-800-668-4357 (HELP) This […]
The 28th Annual Perinatal Outreach Conference is being held at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn on Wednesday, September 30th. Registrations are now being accepted online at https://mncyn.simplesignup.ca/973 We have a great line-up of speakers this year. Early Bird deadline is August 15th, so don’t delay. Share with your friends and colleagues. More information can be found […]
We are pleased to share that Linda McDonald, RN at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital, has been successful in obtaining a fellowship from RNAO with a goal of becoming a Lactation Consultant. With a focus on supporting breastfeeding at the hospital, Linda is also involved with the work being done in the region by the multidisciplinary BFI implementation team. Linda will […]Baby Friendly Initiative, BFI, breastfeeding, lactation consulting, RNAO, STEGH
We are excited to tell you that over the past year the Women’s and Children’s Programs at LHSC have worked together to begin building a formalized simulation program. Why are we so excited? This program allows us to pool our simulation resources from the two programs and increase the number of educational opportunities both within […]debrief, learning, Simulation, skills
The Perth District Health Unit was recently presented with a plaque, commemorating their designation as a Baby Friendly organization. We congratulate them on this important achievement. Pictured L-R: Renate Van Dorp, Nancy Summers, Marg LaSalle (Breastfeeding Committee of Canada), Dr. Miriam Klassen, Heather Kane, Glenda Blair and Tina Feltz.
The Canadian Paediatric Society has just released a new position statement regarding prevention of ophthalmia neonatorum. The statement includes changes to the current practice regarding applying prophylactic eye ointment to newborns. Read all about it in the link http://www.cps.ca/en/documents/position/ophthalmia-neonatorumCPS, erythromycin eye drops, newborn, ophthalmia neonatorum, Ophthalmology, Paediatric