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Nursing Week 2020

This year we celebrate five nurses from across the region. Click on each link below to read the full article and view a short video.

Photo of Diane Robson

Infection prevention efforts predate current pandemic

With more than 35 years of experience as an Infection Prevention and Control (IP&C) Professional at St. Boniface Hospital, Diane Robson, who is also a registered nurse, has a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, and a Masters in Education, has worked her way through several infection control efforts and pandemics.

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Photo of Jay Barayuga

Home Care brings quality health care to the client's door

Most of us dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic have been scrupulously following advice to not allow visitors into our homes. But for a number of clients of the WRHA's Home Care program, Jay Barayuga's presence is a reassuring and necessary sight.

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Photo of Lindsay Marion

Pandemic thrusts Health Links - Info Santé into the spotlight

There's nothing like a great performance to elevate a long-time supporting player to sudden stardom. That's certainly been the case for Health Links - Info Santé, the flagship program of the Provincial Health Contact Centre at Misericordia Health Centre.

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Photo of Michelle Loeppky

Cardiac intensive care nurses take pandemic response to heart

Under normal circumstances, St. Boniface Hospital's Intensive Care Cardiac Sciences unit (ICCS) is focused solely on the care of critically-ill patients with a heart issue. But, like so many other facets of life these days, the unit's definition of "normal" has had to change with the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Photo of Molly Brett

Klinic nurse specializes in wrap-around care

It would be easy to chalk up Molly Brett's enthusiasm for Klinic Community Health to the last six years she has spent working there as a practical care nurse. Dig a little deeper, though, and you'll find that her association with the landmark Portage Avenue community health clinic is more than an accident of employment.

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