Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Know The Signs Of Stroke - CALL 911!
Contributed by Dr. Kathleen MacMillan:
"Dr. Kathleen MacMillan has contributed to clinical practice, education, administration and policy and research and has held policy positions in both the federal and provincial government. Her experience includes serving as the first provincial chief nursing officer in Canada (Ontario) from 1999 to 2001, where she provided nursing leadership, support and policy advice as a member of the senior executive team of the health ministry. Her role involved leading the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the province’s Nursing Strategy and Nursing Task Force recommendations to address critical nursing human resource issues. She led the passage of legislation for nurse practitioners and championed degree entry to practice for Ontario nurses. Most recently, Dr. MacMillan was executive director of the Office of Nursing Services, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada, where she led strategies to strengthen nursing services to aboriginal communities."
Thank you Dr. MacMillan
Know the signs of a stroke <http://www.intelligencer.ca/
July 16, 2012
"The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) has released Pathways of Care for People with Stroke in Ontario, a report based upon an analysis of 62,000 stroke cases. It found improved care is reducing stroke deaths but that much more improvement is needed."