e-link - January 19, 2017

e-link - January 19, 2017

e-link is an online, weekly newsletter for Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region employees, physicians and volunteers.

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Why an open family presence policy matters: One woman’s story

When Allison Wells’ and her large extended family gathered to be with their hospitalized mother and grandmother, Dorothy Curtis, the facility’s open family presence policy meant they could experience every moment of the cherished woman’s last days together.

Quality and Safety news:

The latest on the Enovation Replacement Project

Providing safe, high quality care to our patients is Job #1 and full implementation of the Sunrise Enterprise Registration (SER) system results in a dependable, high quality system that supports the safest care possible.

Antimicrobial Stewardship January update

On behalf of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program we would like to extend a huge thank you for the great engagement that we have had to date since our launch in June of 2016. Read more.

Access/Patient Flow news:

It takes a team to build a unit

The list is long and filled with many from the region who helped to make the opening of 4B, the region’s newest medicine bed unit, a success.

Special thank you and kudos:

How black dust turned strangers into a team

A fan belt failure forcing black dust through a portion of the Pasqua Hospital’s ventilation system last week affected employees in a way nobody could have predicted.

From a grateful family member

An anonymous kudos for the great work of staff in one area of the region. Read more.