Building Patient Care

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Improving patient care in Nakusp

Mercedes Casley is very familiar with the Arrow Lakes Hospital (ALH) in Nakusp. Not only did she grow up in nearby New Denver, Mercedes began her health-care career at Arrow Lakes Hospital before she had even graduated from nursing school. Now, having also worked as an emergency department nurse in other West Kootenay Boundary hospitals,…

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Marking a new beginning in Penticton

One year ago on April 29, Maureen Thomson was sitting at a desk inside the new David E. Kampe Tower at Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH), looking over a set of computer screens, each one flashing patient names and locations. At the time, Maureen was the health services director and responsible for moving some 65 patients…

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Penticton love story helps patients

Penticton resident George Garland has a deep and personal connection to health care in the South Okanagan. His beloved wife Marie spent quite a bit of time at Penticton Regional Hospital while receiving care for Parkinson’s disease and her other health issues. In memory of Marie, George has donated $100,000 for medical equipment at Penticton…

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