Waiting Room Revolution - A podcast about unlocking the secrets to a better illness experience.

Mon, December 21, 2020 - Wed, March 31, 2021

Hosted by Hsien Seow & Samantha Winemaker

This podcast can help anyone dealing with serious illness. Over the years, Dr. Hsien Seow and Dr. Samantha Winemaker have cared for and interviewed thousands of patients and families who tell them they felt overwhelmed and ‘in the dark’ during their illness journey. Yet they sometimes heard stories where individuals felt prepared, in control and ‘in the know.’ What was the difference between these experiences? The answer is the 7 keys. Join your hosts Dr. Samantha Winemaker, palliative care doctor, and Dr.

Practical Approaches to Polypharmacy: The Gentle Art of Deprescribing

Wed, November 03, 2021
ZOOM Webinar

In this webinar we will explore approaches to the issues and problems around polypharmacy and deprescribing in primary care patients. We will discuss approaches to the integration of patients goals and priorities with evidence. In the second part of the webinar we will demonstrate the TAPER tool (Team Approach to Polypharmacy Evaluation and Reduction), an integrated pathway designed for use in a primary care team based approach as routine “prevention” in primary care patients with polypharmacy. 

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Stories from the Field (Part 1)

Tue, October 26, 2021

hosted by HSPN

HSPN is excited to announce the opening of a series of events that focus on sharing stories from the experience of Ontario Health Teams.

At this first event, we will focus on a few examples of teams that are looking at ways to re-organize care and design new models. We are starting with examples from central and northern OHTs.

Massage Therapy in Residential, Community, & Visiting Hospice Settings

Thu, October 21, 2021

hosted by hpco

Massage Therapy in Residential, Community, & Visiting Hospice Settings
Thursday October 21, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Massage Therapy is a Regulated Health Profession in Ontario, and therefore permitted to practice during lockdown periods of pandemic precautions. This presentation will include the following: successful recruiting practices, vetting partnership institutions, and recommendations based on the hospice context of service delivery.

There is a fee of $35 + HST to attend

Practical Approaches to Managing Problematic Alcohol Use and Alcohol Use Disorder in a Primary Care Setting

Thu, October 14, 2021
ZOOM Webinar


Ontario Health is hosting a webinar for primary care clinicians on caring for people with problematic alcohol use or alcohol use disorder. The session will focus on screening and initiating medication, and will take a case-based approach to applying statements from the Problematic Alcohol Use and Alcohol Use Disorder quality standard. Other resources that address clinical need will be highlighted.