Posts Tagged ‘Bluewater Health’

Bluewater Health lauding long-service staff and volunteers this Thursday

Bluewater Health staff, professional staff and volunteers are being celebrated at Bluewater Health’s Annual Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, May 30, at the Holiday Inn in Point Edward. In total 366 staff, professional staff and volunteers will be recognized for a service anniversary from five to 55 years (in five year increments) at the ceremony. Additionally, […]

Bluewater Health adds new cardiologist to its staff

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Bluewater Health has a new cardiologist on staff. Dr. Khalid Al-Saadon, who completed his medical school training at Kuwait Universit, received Internal Medicine training at the University of Ottawa and Cardiology training at the Ottawa Heart Institute. He also has a Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology from the Ottawa Heart Institute at the University of Ottawa, and […]

Bluewater Health and cancer awareness charity are teaming up

Get The Ball Rolling and Bluewater Health announced today that they have formed a partnership that will help enhance the Keep The Ball Rolling testicular cancer awareness program. The partnership includes Bluewater Health endorsing the Keep The Ball Rolling website, an on-line educational resourcefor patients, families, and healthcare providers. Additionally, proceeds from the annual Get […]

Bluewater Health one step closer to having addiction service in place

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Sarnia-Lambton is one step closer to seeing a withdrawal management service with the hiring of a project manager. The announcement in the form of a joint media release by Bluewater Health and the Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network named Deborah Hook to the position, effective Tuesday. Hook was most recently director of the Ottawa […]

Bluewater Health unveils new strategic plan

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Bluewater Health has unveiled a new version of its three-year strategic plan as it continues to focus on “exemplary healthcare experiences, every time.” The organization’s eight corporate goals include: embed patient and family centred care improve access to care ingrain patient safety advance technology achieve financial health optimize partnerships develop our people create a lean […]

Parking concerns around St. Patrick’s and Bluewater Health could get worse

An already tight parking situation at medical offices and pharmacies near Bluewater Health in Sarnia will get worse if a deal between the health care provider and the St. Clair Catholic District School Board goes ahead without input from residents and business owners in the area. So says Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley, who is asking […]

Bluewater Health tips its hat to cadre of volunteers

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Volunteers play an integral role in supporting care and service at Bluewater Health, and are a vital component of the hospital team. The organization places great value on its volunteers’ time, energy, skill and talents. They fulfill a range of functions from greeting and providing wayfinding, assisting patients and staff, to serving on Bluewater Health’s […]

Lambton College helping to meet demand for specialized nursing care

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  Although the demand for nurses who are trained specifically to work in settings where they work in or associated with operating rooms is growing, a nursing professional trained in this field—perioperative nursing—is hard to come by. Lambton College is doing its best to change that through one of two part-time programs: Registered Practical Nurse – […]

Today: Get ready to smile during Bluewater Health screening challenge

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  Today (March 14) could be a big day for someone in Sarnia. That's when Bluewater Health will host a travelling "make the pledge" photo booth intended to capture pictures of people who commit to getting screened for colon cancer or to talk to their healthcare provider about screening. The event, which will take place […]

Transport truck hits pedestrian, sending her to hospital in critical condition

A female pedestrian is at Bluewater Health in critical condition after being involved in a collision with a transport truck, say Sarnia Police. The incident, which occurred just after 6 a.m. Wednesday (March 6), was in the parking lot of Tim Hortons at 1705 London Line, according to police. Both the pedestrian and male truck […]