e-link - May 4, 2017

May 4, 2017

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

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Palliative care: Something to remember me by

It is never easy to see a loved one die. And sometimes the process of death causes tears to fall from the dying person's eyes.

Quality and Safety news:

Program brings new lens to the workplace

Kim Woycik, manager of the Children’s Program at Wascana Rehabilitation Centre and a recent graduate of Lean Improvement Leader’s Training (LILT), said the program has opened up a new world for her.

System Sustainability news:

Our third and final focus area

Last week we introduced you to the region’s second strategic focus area: Access/Patient Flow, the week before it was Quality and Safety. This week we will take you through the region’s third and final strategic focus area, System Sustainability.

New green bins means a new normal

After an extensive environmental scan, we know that we are one of the only regions still cleaning non-clinical office spaces daily. As of May 7, this will be changing.

Transformation Talk:

The pace of change can be a struggle

As we move towards a fall 2017 implementation date, the pace of change is something that is affecting different service areas at different times. It is hard to get this right.

Mental Health Awareness week:

Learn to build mental 'wealth'

Did you know…mental health is a resource for living that’s even more important than money?