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    Smiling Again

    June 12, 2019
    Many people suffer in silence with depression, hiding it from family and not getting the help they need. When both her parents passed away in 2017, Hien*, cried for a year and came to the realization that something was seriously wrong.
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    Going Above and Beyond to Serve the MSH Community

    May 7, 2019
    It’s been said that being a nurse is not what you do. It’s who you are.
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    A Longstanding History of Care and Compassion

    April 30, 2019
    From her first day working at the hospital on March 5, 1990, Dr. Christyne Peters knew that Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) was where she belonged.
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    A Chance Visit Builds “A Second Family” For Volunteer

    April 12, 2019
    From the very start, volunteering at Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) felt right for Neil Sweeney. Newly retired from a distinguished career in policing that spanned more than 40 years, 33 of which was with the Toronto Police Service, Neil and his wife, Carol, were visiting a friend who worked as a nurse in the Chemotherapy.
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    Keep Antibiotics Working for You

    April 2, 2019
    When one becomes ill with a bacterial infection, we depend on the effectiveness of antibiotics to heal us. But what happens when the bacteria causing your illness become antibiotic-resistant – meaning the medication being used to fight the bacteria will no longer work? Serious bacteria that exist in our environment such as C.
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    Markham Stouffville Hospital Receives Highest Award Possible from Accreditation Canada

    November 19, 2018
    MARKHAM, ON (November 19, 2018) – Accreditation Canada has issued a formal letter congratulating Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) for being awarded with Exemplary Standing, the highest award possible from the national quality standards organization.
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    Canada’s First In-Hospital Midwifery Unit Opens at Markham Stouffville Hospital

    June 26, 2018
    Families Served by Markham Stouffville Hospital Will Have Enhanced Paediatric Services Closer to Home. MARKHAM, ON (June 26, 2018) – Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) will open Canada’s first Alongside Midwifery Unit (AMU) a dedicated birth centre operated by midwives on July 9, 2018.
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    Cardiac Care Close to Home

    June 1, 2018
    Imagine living just down the street from your community hospital, but it does not offer the test you need. Instead, you have to drive almost an hour to another hospital in the middle of winter.
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    Announcing Canada’s First In-Hospital Midwife Unit

    April 26, 2018
    Today, Dr. Helena Jaczek, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care announced the Ontario government’s support for Markham Stouffville Hospital’s (MSH) new Alongside Midwifery Unit (AMU), which provides more access to women choosing to have a midwife for their childbirth experience in a hospital setting for normal births for low risk healthy women.
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    And They’re Off

    April 16, 2018
    The MSH Trek team recently arrived in Kathmandu, Nepal to start their adventure of a life time. Below, Sarah Staples tells the story of their special guest, Peter Hillary.