JGH nurses in many fields are playing a key role in using telehealth to maintain contact with patients and provide the support they need at home.
A JGH nursing initiative to help cancer outpatients manage their symptoms more effectively has won an award from the Order of Nurses of Quebec.
By getting away from their desks and regularly touring their facilities, senior managers in our CIUSSS get up-close and personal with healthcare users and staff. This helps them better understand what’s working well and what needs improvement.
Individuals with cancer need to be perceived primarily as people, and not as cases or a collection of symptoms. That’s the focus of a research paper whose JGH co-authors have been honoured with a Best Publication award by the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology.
Coping with the high volume of emergency patients and preventing the spread of infection were the focus of attention on June 25 during a visit to the JGH by Danielle McCann, Minister of Health and Social Services.
Lucie Tremblay has assumed her new position as Director of Nursing for CIUSSS West-Central Montreal.