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Region marks Nursing Week, May 8 to 12

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is celebrating Nursing Week this year with a series of profiles on nurses who play different roles within the health-care system.

Constant career diversity Constant career diversity
In her role as the Regional Clinical Nurse Specialist for the WRHA Cardiac Sciences Program, Lorraine Avery is part of an interdisciplinary team of health-care professionals dedicated to improving patient and systems outcomes.

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Compassionate & committed
Compassionate & committed
Ken Borce is Manager of Patient Care at the Intermediate Intensive Care Unit (IICU) at Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre, leading a team of 35 nurses and health-care support staff.

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There's no place like Home Care There's no place like Home Care
Not all nurses work in a hospital or health care facility. For Home Care Visiting Nurse Christine St. George, a typical day is spent largely in her clients' homes, conducting ongoing health assessments, ensuring that they are coping well within the home, and making sure that family members or caregivers have the support they need within the health-care system.

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Playing a central role Playing a central role
As a relative newcomer to nursing with just five years under her belt, Nicole Hibbard may not have seen the amount of change experienced by her more 'veteran' colleagues, but she's seen enough to be sure of one thing: Nurses are central to the delivery of quality care.

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A new lease on life A new lease on life
Meet a nurse who helps provide provides a range of mental health services to children and adolescents who experience mental health challenges.

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