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Former Bruyère patient performs piano recital July 18

Jul 12, 2024 | News

Thiago was a complex care patient at the Bruyère Saint Vincent Hospital from August 2023 to January 2024 due to a severe neurological disease that left him completely paralyzed and unable to even breathe without assistance.

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Care through Connection: Access to Resources in the Community

Jun 17, 2024 | News

Primary care physicians and community stakeholder perspectives on social prescribing

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Bruyère teams with Carefor in newly expanded Bruyère@Home program

May 8, 2024 | News

Bruyère is helping older adults transition home, safter and faster following a hospital stay, with Carefor as the care service provider in newly expanded Bruyère@Home program.

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People with opioid use disorder less likely to receive palliative care at end of life

Apr 29, 2024 | News

A researcher with Bruyère Research Institute has co-authored a study into people with opiod use disorder and their access to palliative care.

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The effects of multiple medications

Apr 23, 2024 | News

Barbara Farrell, PharmD, spoke with the New York Times on polypharmacy – the use of multiple prescription drugs.

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Bruyere’s Geriatric Day Hospital program featured in the Ottawa Citizen

Apr 22, 2024 | News

Elizabeth Payne with the Ottawa Citizen recently visited Bruyère’s John and Jennifer Ruddy Geriatric Day Hospital.

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Alzheimer’s treatments spur hopes and challenges across Canada

Apr 16, 2024 | News

New therapies would mean change at all levels.

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Can psychological distress be treated with rTMS? First of its kind study shows promising results for palliative patients.

Apr 12, 2024 | News

Palliative care researchers at Bruyère tested an accelerated five-day therapeutic approach that could help palliative patients with psychological distress.

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Masking update across our campuses

Apr 10, 2024 | News

On April 11, 2024, Bruyère will be updating our masking practices and removing our current red and teal masking zones.

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Getting ready for the solar eclipse

Apr 4, 2024 | News

This year, on April 8, we get to experience a rare and exciting cosmic event: a solar eclipse!