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IN IT TOGETHER: Supporting a safe discharge for patients

IN IT TOGETHER: Supporting a safe discharge for patients

Posted Oct 22nd, 2020

Meet Kristi Kita, a member of the Occupational Therapy team at Niagara Health.

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IN IT TOGETHER: Meet a Nurse Educator

IN IT TOGETHER: Meet a Nurse Educator

Posted Oct 16th, 2020

Witnessing the resiliency of the Niagara Health nursing team has been most inspiring for Tarrah Long during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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IN IT TOGETHER: Adapting to change to support patients’ rehab needs

IN IT TOGETHER: Adapting to change to support patients’ rehab needs

Posted Oct 9th, 2020

The versatility of her Niagara Health colleagues has stood out most for Dianne Reid during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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IN IT TOGETHER: 'It’s good to be back,' says NH volunteer

IN IT TOGETHER: 'It’s good to be back,' says NH volunteer

Posted Oct 1st, 2020

Linda Vaicius had always valued her time volunteering at Niagara Health. But it wasn’t until she was told in March that the volunteer program had been paused for safety reasons that she truly realized how much it meant to her.

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IN IT TOGETHER: Supporting people with addictions during the pandemic

IN IT TOGETHER: Supporting people with addictions during the pandemic

Posted Sep 24th, 2020

Dan joined the team at our 264 Welland Ave. location in St. Catharines in late February. He was just getting adjusted to his new position with the Rapid Access Addictions Medicine (RAAM) and the Out and About clinics when the pandemic hit a few weeks after his arrival.

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IN IT TOGETHER: Welcoming volunteers back to Niagara Health

IN IT TOGETHER: Welcoming volunteers back to Niagara Health

Posted Sep 18th, 2020

We have missed our volunteers over the past six months and are happy to begin safely welcoming them back to our sites.

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IN IT TOGETHER: New role in a changing environment

IN IT TOGETHER: New role in a changing environment

Posted Sep 11th, 2020

For Rachel Murphy, the Screening Supervisor at our Greater Niagara General and Douglas Memorial sites, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic not only meant keeping up in a fast-paced environment, but having to do so in an entirely different role.

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IN IT TOGETHER: Safety top priority for students at Niagara Health

IN IT TOGETHER: Safety top priority for students at Niagara Health

Posted Sep 3rd, 2020

The past school year took an unexpected turn for many students when clinical placements were delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With a plan to support our learners’ safety in place, David Ward, a recent Biomedical Engineering Technology graduate, began his placement with Niagara Health’s Biomedical Engineering team in July.

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In It Together: 'Providing safe care for our community is our top priority'

In It Together: 'Providing safe care for our community is our top priority'

Posted Aug 28th, 2020

The members of our Greater Niagara General (GNG) Site Hospitalist Team use their wide-ranging professional backgrounds to help oversee patients from admission to discharge, as part of a team of allied healthcare professionals. Although the team had to operate a little differently during the pandemic, their commitment to extraordinary patient care remained the same.

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IN IT TOGETHER: ​Teamwork key to meeting complex nutritional needs

IN IT TOGETHER: ​Teamwork key to meeting complex nutritional needs

Posted Aug 20th, 2020

Ensuring that patients with respiratory conditions receive the proper nutrition can be challenging under normal circumstances. However, trying to do so in the middle of a pandemic with a previously unknown virus made the job even more complex.

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