Horizon Star - September 2019



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NB Organ and Tissue Program receives Astle family donation

Eye bank celebrates 25 years

How skin-to-skin during painful procedures supports babies, children, parents and health care providers

Horizon employees set world washer toss record

Donation of benches for URVH’s walking trail Making music at Horizon’s Sackville Memorial Hospital

Primary Health Care Access Coordinators helping people be healthy Primary Health Care Education Forum

OT recognized for improving quality of life

Awards recognize exceptional care



Successful Horizon events raise awareness about viral hepatitis Dietetic students bring energy, ideas and perspective 15






Cerebral palsy patient surprised with his own motorcycle rally

#ResearchAtHorizon: Finding ways to detect and dianose dementia sooner Waste Walk reduces wait times at Horizon’s Fredericton Public Health office

SANE nurse recognized for helping victims CCH employees pay tribute to long-time colleague

Top 10: What are you doing to become a responsible consumer and global citizen?

Active Offer Relaunch and a new tool to help you

Celebrating four years of Smoke-Free Together at SJRH

The single most important thing you can to to protect yourself and your patients

On our cover: Justin Cormier, a patient at Horizon’s The Moncton Hospital, was surprised by a motorcycle motorcade visit by former patient Keith Noble (right), his mom, Nancy, and his patient care attending Tony Lapointe, and other Horizon staff members and family members.

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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