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Posted Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Falls prevention (2)Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations among Canadian older adults; 20-30% fall each year. An evidence-based hospital falls prevention strategy is a key component of patient safety, helping them avoid injuries that could keep them in hospital longer.
At Joseph Brant Hospital, our strategy includes a Falls Prevention Policy that outlines best practices to prevent falls, as well as standardized approach to falls prevention and management throughout the...

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Posted Monday, November 21, 2022

drbebbington2 (1) It is with pride that we share that Dr. Fraser Bebbington, an Anesthesiologist at Joseph Brant Hospital, has been awarded with a Mac-CARE Excellence in Teaching Award.
This annual award honours a community preceptor who teaches at one of McMaster University’s four clinical education campuses or two medical education campuses. The Mac-CARE Excellence in Teaching Award is presented, with deepest appreciation, to the preceptor who demonstrates excellence in teaching,...

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Posted Friday, November 18, 2022

convey appDuring Digital Health Week, we shine a light on our Clinical Informatics team who through the use of technology, work to improve patient care and staff efficiencies throughout the hospital.
Their work includes optimization and issues resolution for the many technology systems used throughout the hospital each day. Over the last year, they have worked to implement several new software systems in the hospital including Convey, a free, secure mobile app that takes the stress...

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Posted Friday, November 04, 2022

Maha During Medical Radiation Technologists Week, we celebrate all of our Radiation Technologists at Joseph Brant Hospital, who hold an integral role in the health care process, delivering quality imaging and radiation-related treatment services with a caring touch. “I see every patient as someone I care about and provide them with the same attention and respect that I would want my loved one’s to receive.”
Maha is a Medical Radiation Technologist who has...

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Posted Thursday, October 20, 2022

Peter and families, our staff working in partnership with our community religious leaders and volunteers of all faiths. We spoke with Peter, our Spiritual Care Coordinator about the spiritual care he provides, as well as the coordination of community faith leaders to provide 24/7 on call service to patients and their families.
 “It’s important to recognize that when a person gets sick, their world can be shaken and they can experience a lot of unpleasant feelings...

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