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How to build more age-friendly cities

Tuesday, May 23, 2023: Source: Hamilton Spectator, May 19 The EMBOLDEN study, led by interdisciplinary researchers at McMaster, is an initiative making our neighbourhoods... Read More

Featuring: Rebecca Ganann

Nursing agencies cashing in on staffing shortages

Friday, May 19, 2023: Source: Hamilton Spectator, May 18 Agencies are creating more harm than good within our health-care system and have become predatory, Sharon Kaasal... Read More

Featuring: Sharon Kaasalainen

Celebrating Indigenous Nurses Day with Six Nations Polytechnic

Tuesday, May 09, 2023:   This article was first published on Daily News. Read the original article. For Marshall Patterson, celebrating Indigenous nurses i... Read More

School of Nursing partners with Lund University

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2022: McMaster School of Nursing recently signed an agreement with Lund University in Sweden. Read More

Indigenous allyship: Answering calls to action in nursing

Wednesday, May 11, 2022: The McMaster School of Nursing is committed to the challenge of working alongside our Indigenous nurse colleagues and communities, Sandra Carroll writes. Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll and Bernice Downey

Externs help hospitals with nurse shortage

Thursday, Oct 14, 2021: McMaster University nursing students are currently working as externs in Hamilton’s two hospital systems, helping with the hospital nursing shortage during the pandemic, while offering a pathway to full-time work after graduation. Read More

Featuring: Joanna Pierazzo

Hamilton hospitals combat staffing shortages with nursing students

Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021: Laura Saunders and Katja Preinitsch are fourth-year nursing students at McMaster who are working as externs at Hamilton hospitals to help with nursing shortages in the pandemic. Read More

McMaster School of Nursing Update September 2021

Monday, Oct 04, 2021: Message from Sandra Carroll Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll

Meet alumna Jacqueline Maria Dias, Class of 1991

Tuesday, Jul 13, 2021: I feel I have always been associated with Mac all of my professional life, almost like tied to the umbilical cord, first with the Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery. Read More

McMaster nursing students lend a hand with vaccines

Friday, Jun 18, 2021: Melanie Piché and Aliya Hadi are two of 113 School of Nursing (SON) accelerated stream students who have been working and learning at the city’s mass vaccination clinics two days a week. Read More

Featuring: Joanna Pierazzo and Tracey Jewiss

McMaster nurses are leading the way to better mental health

Tuesday, May 18, 2021: The two close friends founded SOCH Mental Health, a non-profit community program designed to help build mental health, in April 2015. Read More

McMaster marks 75 years of training nurses

Monday, May 17, 2021: The long-running emergency of the COVID-19 pandemic has put the nursing profession out front for all to see. Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll

School of Nursing celebrates 75th anniversary

Thursday, May 06, 2021: We are celebrating with a digital celebration, coinciding with National Nursing Week, starting May 10. Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll

Homayra Ahmed is RNAO Nursing Student of the Month

Friday, Jan 29, 2021: She is the founder and president of McMaster Hope for Hearts, a club devoted to raising awareness of congenital heart defects. Read More

Bernice Downey appointed first associate dean, Indigenous Health

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020: Downey is an assistant professor of both the School of Nursing and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Victoria Guido: An advocate for Indigenous nursing students

Wednesday, Dec 02, 2020: A demanding workload hasn’t stopped Victoria Guido from stepping up to do volunteer work that will make great contributions to her fellow and future nursing students. Read More

Tales from the COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020: A round-up of our recent stories relating to COVID-19. Read More

Vice-Dean's Update - July 2020

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020: Message from Dr. Sandra Carroll This year will be remembered as the year of COVID-19. However, despite being faced with this incredible, ongoing ... Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll

Racism in health care

Monday, Jun 29, 2020: Dr. Bernice Downey shares her thoughts about racism in health care in this article in the Hamilton Spectator. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Kids still need to get vaccinated for diseases during COVID-19

Monday, Jun 29, 2020: Ruth Schofield, an assistant clinical professor in the McMaster School of Nursing, spoke to CBC Hamilton. Read More

Our commitment to targeted hiring and antiracism: President's letter

Thursday, Jun 25, 2020: A statement from the president of the university. Read More

Pandemic hits youth experiencing homelessness hard

Tuesday, May 26, 2020: Imagine if every time you went home, you had to buzz in and get screened for COVID-19 symptoms before you were allowed to enter the building. Read More

Sharon Kaasalainen on moral distress in long-term care homes during a pandemic

Friday, May 15, 2020: The COVID-19 pandemic is revealing some truly disturbing facts about life in long-term care — not just for the residents, but for the understaffed, poorly paid front-line workers who care for them. Read More


Thursday, Apr 30, 2020: Student volunteers and the McMaster School of Nursing are spearheading an initiative to give people who are marginally housed, homeless, or at risk of homelessness the tools to protect themselves from COVID-19. Read More

SOCH is offering virtual workshops during COVID-19 crisis

Thursday, Apr 09, 2020: One student and one alumna of the McMaster School of Nursing program are stepping up to help the community. Read More

Featuring: Jeannette LeGris

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