Tag Archives: Nurses

Improving the transition from hospital to home care for patients in Sun Country

Until recently, patients at Weyburn General Hospital were sometimes in the dark about when they were scheduled to leave hospital. At the same time, hospital staff found the process for arranging home care services for these patients cumbersome and time consuming. A Rapid Process Improvement Workshop (RPIW) held in November helped fix both problems. Prior […]

Shorter waits to see dietitian in Mamawetan Churchill River

Until recently, patients in Mamawetan Churchill River Health Region were waiting a long time, on an ever-growing waiting list, to get in to see a dietitian. As part of a Rapid Process Improvement Workshop (RPIW) held last November, staff members and a patient worked together to streamline the process to review referrals, book appointments and […]