Niagara Health has a trio of nurse practitioners dedicated to helping older adults in the Emergency Department and getting them back on track to living life to the fullest.
Although pediatric respiratory emergencies are rare, they require an immediate response from skilled staff. Niagara Health emergency medical staff are participating in mock pediatric emergency and education sessions.
More than 30 first-year students from McMaster University stepped out of the classroom to meet Niagara Health patients and nephrology team members, and see kidney care in action.
On Wednesday, Nov. 1, Niagara Health welcomed more than 60 Grade 9 students to the St. Catharines hospital for a day of interactive learning and fun.
Familiar Faces Emergency Department program is being recognized by the national Health Standards Organization and Accreditation Canada as a Leading Practice.
“I wanted to get more involved,” says Nithu Thonichalil. “I wanted to learn the surgical thought process of a surgeon” in the Operating Room.
When Niagara Health volunteer Kenneth Ralph retired, he found a community connection and so much more by volunteering at the St. Catharines hospital.