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MHC Safety Topic #8

MHC Safety Topic #8

BE AN ACTIVE SAFETY ADVOCATE * Be observant and alert * Take an active part in identifying, reporting and eliminating hazards * Don’t allow a not my job mentality to creep into our workplace * Be a positive influence, leading others to adopt the same values Help create a...

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2009 Staff Appreciation BBQ

The Annual Staff Appreciation BBQ was held on Thursday, July 23rd in Little Current and Friday, July 24th in Mindemoya. Over 125 employees, physicians, clinic staff and board members were treated to barbequed steak (provided by Derek Graham), several tasty salads (prepared by Laurel Toth and Steve Blouin) and...

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Tour de Meldrum Donation to Mindemoya Auxiliary

On June 20 & 21, 2009, 31 cyclists participated in the 10th Annual Tour de Meldrum raising over $7600 for the Mindemoya Auxiliary. Pictured from L to R are: Dave Watson (cyclist), Dale Scott (cyclist and organizer), Leila Thureson (Mindemoya Auxiliary President), Dr. Maurianne Reade (cyclist), Dan Charette (Mindemoya...

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2008 Employee Service Awards

On June 17, 2009 the Board of Directors` recognized employees` service at the annual service awards presentations held at both sites. Twenty employees were recognized for their years of service to Manitoulin Health Centre. Pictured from L to R are: Shirley Pegelo (5 years), Marsha Moggy (20 years), Keith...

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MHC Safety Topic #7

MHC Safety Topic #7

`BE SENSITIVE TO THE COMMUNICATION NEEDS OF EVERY INDIVIDUAL` * There are many factors that influence communication. * Be sensitive to physical challenges and cultural differences, as they may present potential barriers to information transfer. * Utilize a simple `Can I help you?` approach. * Listen, speak and look...

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National Volunteer Week

From April 19th to April 25th, Canadian volunteers stepped into the spotlight as communities across Canada celebrated National Volunteer Week (NVW)and the contributions of our many volunteers. Members of the MHC Auxiliary were treated to refreshments and cake on May 7th in celebration of National Volunteer Week. Similar events...

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MHC Safety Topic #5

MHC Safety Topic #5

Working together, demonstrating a TEAM APPROACH enhances safety … * Keep patient care at the centre of our efforts * Utilize a `can-do` approach to tasks * Show respect for your peers and their contributions * Work well with other departments

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Public News Release

Public News Release

Manitoulin Health Centre has entered into a Health Services Accountability Agreement with the North-East Local Health Integration Network. This agreement, along with other hospital agreements from our region, can be viewed at the North-East Local Health Integration Network website. North-East Local Health Integration Network http:// www.nelhin.on.ca/Page.aspx?id=1804`

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MHC Safety Topic #6

MHC Safety Topic #6

Reducing Workplace Anxiety Contributes to Safety – Lessen the feeling of `working in crisis mode` through organization, cooperation, communication and teamwork; – Focus on important tasks first; – Never stop learning. If you are unclear on a process, take the time to learn it well; – Be a mentor...

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Donation to Equipment Fund

February 2009 – Proceeds from the Burpee-Mills Valentine’s Dinner & Dance were recently donated to the hospital’s equipment fund. Accepting the $400 donation, on behalf of Manitoulin Health Centre, are Board Members Jane Wismer and Angela Becks. Pictured (L to R) are Jane Wismer, Angela Becks, Ted Jackson, Rose...

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