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GBGH honours exceptional people at annual awards

November 20, 2017 – Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) held its annual awards to celebrate staff and physicians for their Years of Service, and honour some of the hospitals’ team members through the GBGH Board of Directors’ Exceptional People Awards and Volunteer Awards of Excellence. The evening is hosted annually by the GBGH Board of Directors to recognize the dedication of staff, physicians and volunteers.

"It was a privilege for me to represent the Board of Directors as we celebrated the successes of exceptional team members," says Rick Philbin, chair, GBGH Board of Directors. "The board has a deep respect for the staff, physicians and volunteers who commit their compassion, skills, caring, kindness and time to this hospital. Their incredible contributions have improved safety and care, demonstrated inspiring leadership, and gone above and beyond expectations."

Exceptional People Awards were handed out to Angie Bulloch of the Pharmacy, Brenda Dorion-Duqette of Health Information Services, Jennifer Joli of the Emergency department, Dan McNamara of Housekeeping, Dr. Dan Lee of the Emergency department, and the cMAR Implementation Team. The prestigious awards recognize outstanding commitment to patient care, improving quality and project implementation.

Erna Gibson, James Layter and John Sweeney were recognized by the GBGH Board of Directors and Volunteer Association with Volunteer Awards of Excellence

In 2017, the hospital received a total of 31 peer nominations – 22 for staff, physicians and teams, as well as nine for volunteers.

GBGH also recognized staff and physicians for reaching years of service milestones between five and 40 years.

GBGH Exceptional People Awards 2017

The Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) Board of Directors honoured four staff, one physician and one team with Exceptional People Awards. This recognition is the most prestigious honour handed out to by the hospital for outstanding commitment to patient care, improving quality and project implementation. From left – Gail Hunt, GBGH president and CEO; Dr. Dan Lee, chief of Emergency; Angie Bulloch, pharmacist; Dr. Nancy Merrow, GBGH chief of staff; Brenda Dorion-Duquette, manager of Health Information Services; Jennifer Joli, registered nurse, Emergency; and Rick Philbin, chair, GBGH Board of Directors. Absent – Dan McNamara (Housekeeping).

GBGH Excceptional People Awards 2017

The Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) Board of Directors honoured four staff, one physician and one team with Exceptional People Awards. This recognition is the most prestigious honour handed out to by the hospital for outstanding commitment to patient care, improving quality and project implementation. The cMAR Implementation Team was recognized with an Exceptional People Award for their role in bringing an important patient safety measure -computerized Medication Administration Records – to the hospital.

GBGh Exceptional People Awards 2017

Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) recognized Judith Sauve, Telemedicine coordinator, for reaching 40 Years of Service with the hospital. From left – Rick Philbin, chair, GBGH Board of Directors; Judith Sauve; and Gail Hunt, GBGH president and CEO.

Contact:

Jennifer Moore
Communications Officer, GBGH
705-526-1300 ext 5177
moorejen@gbgh.on.ca

About GBGH:

Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) is a 105-bed acute care community hospital located in Midland, Ontario. The hospital offers emergency, ambulatory, acute, intensive and complex continuing care, as well as imaging, dialysis, obstetrical and rehabilitation services. GBGH serves the areas of Midland, Penetanguishene, Christian Island as well as Tay, Tiny, Springwater and Georgian Bay Townships.

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