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Posted Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Originally published in the Hamilton Spectator Tue., Jan. 11, 2022
 
Leah Martuscelli, Chief Human Resources Officer at Joseph Brant Hospital, can vividly recall the day she joined the organization.
“I noticed immediately a spirit of teamwork and camaraderie in the halls,” says Martuscelli. “I think because of the size of the organization – we’re just under 2,000 people – you can build really rich personal and professional...

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Posted Monday, January 03, 2022

As we welcome 2022, hospitals are beginning the year in a very different position than we were anticipating just a few short weeks ago. The highly transmissible Omicron variant has spread rapidly through our community and across the world, leading to record-high case counts and unprecedented pressure on our health system.
Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) has responded quickly to the evolving situation, reinstating emergency planning tables, evaluating and shifting strategies...

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Posted Monday, December 06, 2021

Nina’s Place, Halton Region’s  sexual assault and domestic violence centre, is marking 20 years of providing survivor-centred care and services for adults, youth, and children in Burlington and surrounding communities.
Located inside Burlington’s Joseph Brant Hospital, Nina’s Place has a team of specialized nurses, physicians, and social workers who provide care and support in a safe, private, and quiet environment.
First opening its doors...

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Posted Friday, November 26, 2021

Starting Monday, November 29, Joseph Brant Hospital’s COVID-19 Assessment & Testing Centre will transition to a provincial testing site, independently operated by FH Health .
This transition will enable JBH to redirect healthcare workers currently working in the Centre to support hospital operations.
While COVID-19 testing and assessment services will continue at the existing location in the hospital (1230 North Shore Boulevard), there will be a new process...

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Posted Thursday, November 18, 2021

Bullying significantly impacts the mental health of children and adolescent victims. Whether it’s physical, verbal, social or cyberbullying – the impacts can span an array of significant physical, social, emotional, academic and mental health issues.
Ontario’s Ministry of Education and training website notes that over 1 in 5 Ontario students (21%) reported being bullied at school. According to The Public Health Agency of Canada between 4-12 per cent...

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