Patients and Visitors
Multiple sites, one exceptional academic healthcare centre
In June 2015, once the transfer phase of MUHC 2015 is completed, we will be fully operational on four sites. The new Glen (which encompasses the Royal Victoria Hospital, the Montreal Children’s Hospital, the Montreal Chest Institute, the Research Institute and a new Cancer Centre) counts as the newest establishment of the MUHC, joined by the Montreal General Hospital, the Lachine Hospital, and the Montreal Neurological Hospital
A wealth of MUHC initiatives, creating knowledge for patients
The MUHC has created a several initiatives to help patients understand illness and manage their care.
Preparing for your radiotherapy
This video is designed to provide a virtual tour of the radiotherapy clinics. It shows patients what they should expect during their first visit and subsequent treatment appointments. It introduces the different health care professionals who will be involved in their care and describes the role each plays. [Read more]
The MUHC Makes an IMPACT on Smoking Cessation
MUHC has launched IMPACT, a new smoking cessation program coordinated in partnership with the MSSS de la Montagne and the iQuitnow counselling service. In its initial pilot phase, IMPACT will be offered in the Cardiology division of the Montreal General Hospital and Royal Victoria Hospital, the Pulmonology division of the Montreal Chest Institute (MCI) and to pregnant women, vulnerable families with newborns and patients with chronic diseases. [Read more]
The cancer challenge, graphically illustrated
"What we are trying to do is get rid of the words and do as much as we possibly can with pictures. I think this really is going to open up a whole new world to patients in terms of teaching and understanding the process that they will go through." – Dr. David Fleiszer, Director, MUHC Education Portfolio.
Cancer treatment isn't just medical treatment, isn't just surgery, radiation, chemotherapy - it's also the support that patients need" – Dr. Armen Aprikian, Director, MUHC Cancer Care mission. .. Link to Patient Education Guide
Self-management is the key to taking charge
"When you work in a healthcare setting every day, you really notice the need that people have for additional support" Dr. Deborah Radcliffe-Branch, Director of the "My Toolbox" program
“Self-management is key to taking charge of one’s illness” - Expert Patient and My Toolbox Mediator, Cathy Camozzi .. Link to My Toolbox (McGill)