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Medical students walk in nurses’ shoes

Medical students walk in nurses’ shoes

Two new physicians graduated from the Niagara Regional Campus of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine with a “sense of wow”. Together they developed an elective program that puts new medical students in the shoes of hospital nurses, and the successful program is being developed further than they ever imagined. Laura Walmsley and Melanie Fortune […]

Niagara Health recognizes Awards of Excellence recipients

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Niagara Health recognizes Awards of Excellence recipients

A Communications Specialist whose contributions have been instrumental in building Niagara Health’s new culture of extraordinary caring within our organization and in the community is the 2017 recipient of Niagara Health’s top award. President’s Award recipient Lisa Pepperall co-chaired Niagara Health’s United Way committee and led the team to raise a record $75,470 for United […]

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Keeping health care professionals safe on the job

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Keeping health care professionals safe on the job

This post was originally published on this siteOntario moving forward with recommendations to prevent workplace violence Ontario is continuing to enhance safety for health care professionals at work by implementing recommendations from the Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care Report, released today. Due to the nature of their work, health care workers, including nurses and […]

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Ontario boosting access to primary care across the province

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Ontario boosting access to primary care across the province

This post was originally published on this siteProvince expanding and enhancing interprofessional health care teams As part of the 2017 Budget, Ontario is helping more people across the province access teams of health care professionals, to ensure patients can receive comprehensive and personalized health care where they need it. John Fraser, Parliamentary Assistant to the […]

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Niagara Health nurses receive Nursing Excellence Awards

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Niagara Health nurses receive Nursing Excellence Awards

This year’s Nursing Excellence Award nominees represent an outstanding group of Niagara Health professionals who go over and above for our patients every single day. The many stories of compassion, innovation and leadership we received made it extremely difficult to choose the award recipients. “Thank you to all of our incredible nurses who exemplify what […]

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Ontario passes legislation on medical assistance in dying

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Ontario passes legislation on medical assistance in dying

This post was originally published on this siteProvince providing clarity and protection for patients and health care providers Ontario passed legislation Tuesday May 9/2017 that will support the implementation of medical assistance in dying in the province by providing more protection and greater clarity for patients, their families, health care providers and health care institutions. […]

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