1st CuddleCot in Quebec now in use at the MUHC

On December 13, the 1st CuddleCot in Quebec was officially inaugurated at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). This important piece of equipment, which is recognized internationally as best practice in hospitals around the world, facilitates the grieving...

Make patients smile at the MUHC this holiday season

The song (There’s No Place Like) Home for the Holidays is a holiday classic. It tells the story of the joy that ensues when returning home for the holidays. Spending quality time with family and friends is one of the greatest pleasures of the season, but...

MUHC Cardiac Nurse Wendy Wray Honoured

Women’s heart disease prevention has been the inspiration behind Wendy Wray’s tireless effort since 2009 when she founded the Women’s Healthy Heart Initiative (WHHI) at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). This unique program, the first nurse-led women’s heart...

Looking at the bright side of life – Shawn Maloney

Retinitis pigmentosa: two words that have shaped the course of Shawn Maloney’s life. Diagnosed with this degenerative eye condition at age 5, he knew early on that it was only a matter of time until he would become completely blind. “I started having trouble with my...