Our ongoing journey to improve patient care – Niagara Health

Dec 15th, 2022

Niagara Health has made a priority to initiate change that will improve patient care and experiences for Indigenous Peoples.

One year ago this month, Heather Winterstein, an Indigenous patient, died in our care. To learn from this tragic loss and honour Heather’s memory, we’re assessing our Emergency Department (ED) to collectively heal and mobilize change to improve the care and experiences of Indigenous patients and families. We recognize it is time to take meaningful action in our journey towards reconciliation.

The independent panel conducting the Assessment is comprised of five leaders from Ontario emergency medicine programs and Indigenous community groups. They include:

Read More: https://www.niagarahealth.on.ca/site/news/2022/12/15/0ur-ongoing-journey-to-improve-patientcare

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