Daily Media Digest June 28, 2023

Delivering Mental Healthcare Within Supportive Housing: A Hospital-Community Collaboration
Women’s College Hospital (WCH)
“In partnership with Women’s College Hospital (WCH), they added collaborative psychiatric care to the existing WCH-YWCA primary care collaboration to address mental healthcare needs within the supportive housing setting.”
TAGS: mental health, psychiatry, community services, Women’s College Hospital

Queen’s researcher bringing experience to new Connected Minds project exploring the impacts of technology on society
Queen’s University
“She works closely with communities and health systems, putting her in a position to help the research team develop an understanding of how technology affects human health, especially in aging adults.”
TAGS: healthy aging, medtech, Queen’s University, York University

Teamwork: One patient’s incredible story of stroke recovery
Sinai Health
“Faith Holding arrived at Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital after having a life-threatening stroke. Recovery was a team effort …”
TAGS: patient perspective, stroke, Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Sunnybrook

Government of Canada invests nearly $1 million to support activities to address diabetes in Canada
“This funding will allow Diabetes Canada to work with key partners to develop an inventory of successful diabetes programs, interventions, …”
TAGS: diabetes, Canadian research, Diabetes Canada

How many hours of shuteye is best? Here’s what the latest science says about sleep
“The evidence so far suggests that sleep needs can be very different for different people, said Dr. Elliott Lee, a sleep specialist at The Royal, Ottawa’s mental health centre.”
TAGS: sleep health, brain health, Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Sunnybrook Health Sciences

Ontario to help pay more doctors get Northern residency training
“Dr. Kyle McKechnie, chief of critical care at Health Sciences North (HSN) in Sudbury, said he is looking forward to the new program.”
TAGS: physician shortage, education, Health Sciences North (HSN)