Edward Weiss maintains that doctors need to do a better job collaborating on patient care and he encourages those who agree to respond to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario’s call for comments on their recent policy proposals.
Chelsea Cox comments on the introduction of two clean needle exchange pilot programs in Canadian prisons.
Dylan Roskams-Edris warns about the habit forming and addictive capacities of smartphone apps and explains the need for an ethics of apps.
Mary Jean Hande and Christine Kelly advocate for a publicly funded home care service that is guided by the best practices and the experiences of the people on the frontlines of care, namely health care workers, patients, and their families.
Alisa Grigorovich and Pia Kontos suggest that long-term care residents with dementia can benefit from leisure and social activities that are supportive of sexual expression and the formation of intimate and romantic relationships.
Mary Jo Bernard and Jodie Penwarden call for a review of practices and policies that contribute to hostile working and living conditions in long-term care facilities.
Terry Murray shares helpful hints on how patients can ask family and friends for help.