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Posted Thursday, May 30, 2019

May 30, 2019
Joseph Brant Hospital’s May 24 Prevalence and Incidence Study Results
As outlined in our Pressure Ulcer Action Plan, Joseph Brant Hospital conducted a hospital-wide Prevalence and Incidence Study on Friday May 24, 2019. An Interdisciplinary team at Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH), including physicians and nurses, evaluated all admitted inpatients for pressure ulcers. Dr. Ian Preyra, Chief of Staff, confirmed that 21 inpatients had pressure ulcers, with...

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Posted Thursday, May 30, 2019

May 30, 2019
Joseph Brant Hospital Statement – Response to The Burlington Post
Dear Editor,
RE: Joseph Brant Hospital develops plan to combat bedsore problem (May 25)
Thank you for helping inform your readers of the Pressure Ulcers Action Plan that we are implementing at Joseph Brant Hospital.
However, with respect to a comment in the story from a third party who has no direct knowledge of recent events, for them to suggest that hospital staff may...

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Posted Tuesday, May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019
Joseph Brant Hospital Statement – Response to The Hamilton Spectator
In the past two weeks stories have appeared in the media about complex pressure ulcers that include Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) . The Hamilton Spectator has reported on this story twice.
We are very sorry any time a patient experiences harm while under our care.  We are taking immediate action to address these issues more broadly, which we have outlined in the Pressure...

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Posted Thursday, May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019
Joseph Brant Hospital Statement – Pressure Ulcers Action Plan
In the past two weeks stories have appeared in the media about complex and chronic wound care that have referenced Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) .  We are very sorry any time a patient experiences harm in hospital.  We are taking immediate action to address these issues more broadly. 
It is our commitment to be open and transparent with our community and to reassure...

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Posted Thursday, May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019
An open letter from Eric Vandewall about Recent News.  
On behalf of Joseph Brant Hospital, I would like to personally apologize to you, Mr. Wilson and to your family.
We take patient care concerns very seriously. We are taking immediate action to understand and address this issue.
We are conducting a comprehensive and thorough review of Mr. Wilson’s care while at Joseph Brant Hospital and we will hold further meetings with Mr....

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