Horizon Star - January 2020



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Breastfeeding: It takes a community 12 11

Public Health builds community capacity through partnership

Horizon nurse practitioner named one of 10 Champions for Cultural Diversity

DECRH ED nurse shares experience caring for vulnerable patients with Canadian Red Cross

Becoming One Horizon Library

Horizon MRT publishes first book, detailing love and war from WWI

CCH surgeon retires after 36 years Campaign aims to reduce serious preventable injuries

New equipment provides calming, modern treatment for breast cancer patients



Horizon’s Chief Emergency Management Officer recognized SMH receives dignity quilt 15



19 A world of French

2020 Experience Conference 20

Horizon neonatologists published in academic journal

#ResearchatHorizon: Helping patients’ wounds heal faster

Winners of the 2019 Waste Walk challenge

Top 10: The best thing you’ve watched, read, or listened to in 2019

2019 Awards of Distinction in Nursing

DECRH achieves ENERGY STAR ® certification

On our cover: Ashley Young, an Emergency Department (ED) nurse at Horizon’s Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital (DECRH), is photographed outside the ED in mid-January.

In Every Issue Message from CEO Editor’s Note Colleagues’ Corner Look Who’s Shining Top 10

This magazine is published by Horizon Health Network’s Communications Department, and is distributed free of charge to Horizon staff, physicians and volunteers. A French version can be found online at fr.horizonnb.ca. Editor: GinaBeth Roberts Design and layout: Hudson Creative Agency Printed by: Advocate Printing Please send comments and/or story ideas to HorizonStar@HorizonNB.ca .

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