In the News

Spotlight on Patrice de Peiza, OT Reg. (Ont.), ND, MScCH, CLT

February 11, 2021 |

Congratulations to Patrice de Peiza on her recent spotlight piece in UHN Occupational Therapy Times. Patrice de Peiza currently provides patient care as a UHN OT in the Outpatient Musculoskeletal Rehab Program at Toronto Rehab, and develops cancer rehabilitation courses in her role as the Clinical Education Lead in the Cancer Rehab and Survivorship Program at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. It is great to see her celebrated for her leadership and all the great work she does for her patients and students alike!

See the full article here.

Recognizing our 2017 de Souza Designates

December 19, 2017 | ,

The year of 2017 has seen some remarkable clinicians being honoured for their hard work, passion and dedication to improving patient care. There are many notable firsts; the first de Souza Designates in Kingston, Guelph and Manitoulin Island, the first de Souza Designate in Mental Health and the first de Souza Designate from the Victorian Order of Nurses (VON).

We are extremely proud of all our de Souza Designates and congratulate our newest additions. The team welcomes two de Souza Advance Practice Nurses and five de Souza Nurse Associates in 2017. Congratulations to you all!

de Souza APNs
Janet Giroux, Kingston
Adrienne Fulford, London
de Souza Nurse Associates
Myra Henderson, Kagawong
Elain Whitehurst, Pickering
Helen ‘t Hart, Hamilton
Erin Schmid, Fergus
Jo-Dee Brown, Harrow
A special thank you to all of the organizations that supported these extraordinary designates.  By providing the best possible care, the patients and family experience is enhanced. A warm de Souza thank you to: Kingston General Hospital, London Health Sciences, Manitoulin Health Centre, Victorian Order of Nurses Hamilton, Guelph General Hospital and Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare at Windsor.

A Nursing First for London

May 12, 2017 | ,

London, Ontario – London Health Sciences Centre Nurse Practitioner Adrienne Fulford is the first nurse in London and the South West Local Health Integration Network (South West LHIN) to receive the prestigious de Souza Advance Practice Nurse (APN) Designation. She becomes only the fifth nurse in all of Ontario to receive this honour. The de … Read more