Canada to expand assisted dying laws to include mental health disorders

Daily Mail | Nov 23, 2022 | Media coverage

Nursing professor Dr. Sally Thorne, commented on the assisted suicide bill expansion that will allow people with a mental condition deemed 'intolerable' to apply for and receive assisted suicide. 

Canada Research Chair awarded to UBC Nursing associate professor

Nov 18, 2022 | Announcement

Dr. Emily Jenkins, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, has been awarded a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Socioecological Approaches to Mental Health and Substance Use. She is one of 15 UBC researchers appointed to a new chair.

Daylight Time ends Sunday. Here are some tips to deal with the time change

The Province | Nov 08, 2022 | Media coverage

Nursing professor emeritus Dr. Wendy Hall noted the drawbacks of falling back to Standard Time in the fall.

$3.8 million donation for new 50,000 sq ft Downtown Eastside health centre

Daily Hive | Nov 05, 2022 | Media coverage

The VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation will be naming a new integrated health unit at 58 West Hastings after Lily Lee, a former public health nurse and philanthropist who graduated from UBC School of Nursing. 

Filling the gaps: where universities stand in addressing the nursing shortage

University Affairs | Oct 25, 2022 | Media coverage

There is renewed attention on nursing schools and their role in helping to fill critical gaps in Canada's ongoing nursing shortage. UBC's nursing program is one of many programs that is growing as a place for local partnerships and…

Dr. Margaret Moss named National Academy of Medicine member

Oct 21, 2022 | Announcement

UBC School of Nursing professor Dr. Margaret Moss is one of 100 new members to the US National Academy of Medicine. She is also recognized by BIV BC 500 as one of BC's top 500 most influential leaders.

UBC Nursing, SALA and Engineering top Canadian university rankings

Oct 13, 2022 | Announcement

Three disciplines in the Faculty of Applied Science ranked first across the country in recently published university rankings.

Drug overdoses in public bathrooms are common: new tools could prevent harm and improve response

The Conversation | Oct 12, 2022 | Media coverage

Nursing PhD candidate Trevor Goodyear co-wrote about preventing harm and improving response to substance overdoses.

Across BC, right-wing candidates are bashing how schools teach

The Tyee | Oct 11, 2022 | Media coverage

SOGI 123 learning resources are optional but useful for introducing issues of diversity and inclusion in the curriculum, comments UBC nursing professor Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc, who's also executive director of the Stigma and Resilience Among…

How to advocate for your sexual healthcare

Giddy | Oct 11, 2022 | Media coverage

UBC's School of Nursing's Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc and Dr. Kristen Gilbert discussed the role of the internet and effective communication when advocating for your sexual healthcare.

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