"Better Together: Partnering with Families" Campaign in the News

CFHI has partnered on the Better Together campaign with the Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC) to change the concept of families as ‘visitors’ to families as ‘partners in care’ at hospitals across North America.

Media Coverage

No more visiting-hour restrictions at Cornwall hospital
Cornwall Seaway News, July 2, 2015

Visiting Hours (Audio)
CBC White Coat Black Art, October 11, 2014

The benefits of 24-7 family access
KGH Connect Blog Post, September 30, 2014

St. Mary's Hospital plans to extend visiting hours
CBC News, September 29, 2014

Podcast Featuring Interview with Leslee Thompson (Audio)
The Pulse 980AM London, September 24, 2014

No Restrictive Visiting Hours (Audio - starts 27:43)
Ontario Morning, CBC, September 24, 2014

Why Canadian hospitals are getting rid of visitor hours
Global News, September 23, 2014

Hospitals doing away with visiting hours (Video)
Global News, September 22, 2014

Push on for 24-7 hospital visits
Sun News Network, September 22, 2014

Group says hospitals should have unrestricted visiting hours
Newstalk 1010, September 22, 2014

Improved access helps with health
The London Free Press, September 21, 2014

A look at how eliminating visiting hours played out for Kingston General Hospital (Video 
The Globe and Mail, July 29, 2014

Hospitals are parting with visiting hours as they move toward more patient-centred car
The Globe and Mail, July 27, 2014