April 3, 2018 is 15th Annual Oncology Nursing Day in Canada!

April 3, 2018 is 15th Annual Oncology Nursing Day in Canada!

  Vancouver  British Columbia – In honour of the 15th annual Oncology Nursing Day, the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology invites you to view its new video that shows how oncology nurses, individually and collectively, hold the vision that every Canadian who encounters a cancer diagnosis individually, within their family or community has the […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – What is Your Live Story? & A Tiger Visit! 031818

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – What is Your Live Story? & A Tiger Visit! 031818

Cornwall Ontario – May be hard to believe this snowy week but March 20th is the first day of spring. We may need our umbrellas instead of snow boots…which is ok with me!! Some seniors I know are writing their memoirs. Still, for some, writing is a chore and for others, they may feel some of […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Teddy Bear’s Picnic & Old Familiar Songs 030718

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Teddy Bear’s Picnic & Old Familiar Songs 030718

  Cornwall Ontario – A lot of seniors love to sing the old familiar songs. That is what happened recently at the Beek Lindsay Seniors Residence when the residents and their friends were treated to a concert of music by Ed Lauzon and his son, Ed Jr. There was lots of singing of favourite songs […]

Cornwall Gen & Hotel Dieu Nursing Alumni Book Being Created 110117

Cornwall Gen & Hotel Dieu Nursing Alumni Book Being Created 110117

To all the Alumni Graduates of the Cornwall General Hospital School of Nursing, RNA CGH Alumni and the Hotel Dieu Hospital School of Nursing: We will be putting together a book of nursing memories – your memories and mine . We will need short articles from the Alumni Graduates to form a book: “Before the […]

Senior Situation Room by Dawn Ford – June 25, 2017 – 50th CGH Nursing Celebration

Senior Situation Room by Dawn Ford – June 25, 2017 – 50th CGH Nursing Celebration

  Cornwall Ontario – If you wanted to see some gorgeous seniors, you should have been at the Royal Canadian Legion on the evening of June 16th. The occasion was the Annual Alumni Dinner of the Cornwall General Hospital School of Nursing. Celebrating 50 years was the Graduating Class of 1967. 3rd row left to […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Looking at the Lamp OCT 7, 2016

Seniors Situation Room by  Dawn Ford – Looking at the Lamp OCT 7, 2016

  Cornwall Ontario – The year books for the School of Nursing of the Cornwall General Hospital were called, “The Lamp”. In the back of the 1959, 1960 and 1961 editions are many ads for local businesses. See how many are still around today and how many you remember: Smith Hardware, Rita Marshall Millinery & […]

Letter to the Editor Nurse DARLENE WALSH Against Euthanasia Laws MARCH 18, 2016

Letter to the Editor Nurse DARLENE WALSH Against Euthanasia Laws MARCH 18, 2016

Dear Editors of all news papers please place this letter addressed to The Honorable Prime Minister,MP’s and MPP’s to alert your readership of the impending laws that Health Care Givers will be forced to participate in against their conscious, against their beliefs, against their Charter of Rights and Freedoms. With a Call to action to […]

Dawn Ford Seniors Situation Room – The Nightingale Pledge – JULY 6, 2015

Dawn Ford Seniors Situation Room – The Nightingale Pledge – JULY 6, 2015

Florence Nightingale opened the world’s first school of nursing in the St. Thomas Hospital in London in July of 1860. In time, the nursing schools spread around the world. The nursing students today are called Nightingales and that first school is part of the King’s College. All the graduates from the former Cornwall General Hospital […]