How to Prevent Future Family Conflict

When a loved one is dying or experiencing a serious illness, family conflict can easily arise as decisions need to be made in an emotionally charged situation. How can we prevent future family conflict from happening? Much can be learned from those that have gone before you on the same path. When I am out […]

Why we need to plan for serious illness, not end-of-life

patient with serious illness in hospital bed

We all need to start doing advance serious illness planning (not traditional advance care planning) right now. Like many Canadians, these past 20 odd months have forced me to reflect more on my health, the health of my family, and the health of the health care system. I see how the pandemic brought tremendous change […]

How can women receive more equitable care? #BreakTheBias

Dr. Heyland stands for women in healthcare. #BreakTheBias

March 8th is International Women’s Day. The theme for this day is to #breakthebias. “Imagine a gender equal world.A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination.A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive.A world where difference is valued and celebrated.Together we can forge women’s equality.Collectively we can all #BreakTheBias.” ~ https://www.internationalwomensday.com Inequitable Healthcare  There is […]