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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

BUY-ONE-GIVE-ONE HOMEMADE MASK DRIVE

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

Messages of Hope 8

Monday, Apr 27, 2020: Being at home doesn't mean you have to give up culture. 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

Nurses and midwives are leading the way to Universal Health

Friday, Mar 06, 2020: The Region of the Americas has some 9 million practitioners in the nursing profession, 4.5 million of whom are university-trained nurses, 87% of th... Read More

EMBOLDEN team launches its first co-design event in Hamilton

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020: A research team wants to help older adults overcome health barriers through improved nutrition, physical activity and social connections in key Ha... Read More

Featuring: Rebecca Ganann, Kathryn Fisher, Diana Sherifali, Maureen Markle-Reid and Ruta Valaitis

New research works with older adults to co-design community programs

Friday, Feb 21, 2020: Dr. Rebecca Ganann’s recent research looks at designing community programs aimed at keeping older adults healthy. Read More

Featuring: Rebecca Ganann

Nursing history show and tell: Issue 6

Thursday, Feb 20, 2020: A box of scrapbooks in the FHS Archives contains photographs and news stories from the early days of the McMaster School of Nursing. Read More

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