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Ninety per cent reduction in scrub inventory gives staff room to roam

Terry Gottselig, a uniform clerk with Regina General Hospital’s (RGH’s) Uniform Room, recently said two words she never thought she’d hear herself say again: “I’m ahead.” The last time she remembers having such a sense of accomplishment was nearly a decade ago. Gottselig and her colleagues, whose tasks include dispensing scrubs and uniforms to RGH’s […]
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Safer care for pediatric patients at Regina General Hospital

Staff at Regina General Hospital’s Pediatric Inpatient Unit 4F now perform routine checks to ensure pediatric patients (age 17 and under) are wearing identification (ID) wristbands. This helps reduce the likelihood that an ID band is missing prior to tests and procedures such as lab work, medication administration, transportation, and surgery. Initially, when a patient […]