Success Story: Enhancing Specialist Care for Patients with Decompensated Liver Disease

Physicians often see opportunities for improvements to patient care in the course of their practice. Dr. Rohit Pai (Gastroenterology) and Dr. Brian McArdle (Internal Medicine) saw one when treating patients living with decompensated liver cirrhosis. This complex patient population present frequently at the emergency room for treatment, and require regular […]

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Success Story: Building a Shared Vision for a Bladder Care Clinic

Patients with bladder and pelvic floor issues often require specialized testing and multidisciplinary care involving a variety of providers, including gynecologists, urologists, family physicians, nurses, and physiotherapists. However, the provision of these services can be disjointed and the wait times prohibitively long. Patients dealing with incontinence could sometimes wait 6 […]

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Thank you, Dr. Saunders!

Dr. Jody Anderson has let us know that Dr. Maurice Saunders will be retiring at the end of February. As a longstanding palliative care physician, as well as a family physician who has worked in many long term care facilities, Dr. Saunders’ contributions to the South Island medical community are […]

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