Prince Albert Parkland announces 2017 Health Excellence Award recipients
Eight individuals and three teams will be recognized for their commitment to quality, safe health care services at the Prince Albert Parkland Regional Health Authority’s 2017 Health Excellence Awards.

Published on Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Author: Doug Dahl

Eight individuals and three teams will be recognized for their commitment to quality, safe health care services at the Prince Albert Parkland Regional Health Authority’s 2017 Health Excellence Awards.

“We are on a journey of continuous improvement as an organization,” said Brenda Abrametz, RHA board chairperson. “The focus is to improve the experience of our patients, long-term care residents and community clients. This year’s award recipients have taken on the challenge of looking at the work they do with fresh eyes, finding ways to make improvements. We want to make Saskatchewan’s Healthcare System great – with continuous efforts to improve for the sake of our patients.”

“I am proud of the effort and dedication all of our employers, physicians and volunteers,” said Pat Stuart, Vice-President of Clinical Support Services and Quality Performance. “The recipients have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in their daily work. I also want to thank the individuals who have nominated all of our recipients.”

The 2017 Health Excellence Award recipients are:

Better Health

  • Danielle Sande, Public Health Nursing, Prince Albert

Better Care

  • Continuing Care Aides Team, Home Care – Prince Albert
  • Gord Hein, Patient Care Coordinator Unit, Victoria Hospital
  • Ria Wicks, Operating Room Attendant, Victoria Hospital
  • Carol Gregoryk, Vice-President Integrated Health Services
  • Cecile Hunt, Chief Executive Officer

Better Teams

  • Birchview Home staff, Birch Hills
  • Volunteer Services staff, Prince Albert

Better Value

  • Michelle Herbst-Sutor, Nursing Unit Manager, Herb Bassett Home

Lifetime Achievement

  • Darlene Batty, Director Long-Term Care
  • Janet Carrier, Dietary Supervisor, Victoria Hospital

The 2017 Health Excellence Awards will be presented at a banquet and ceremony on Thursday, May 18th in Prince Albert. See attached poster for more information about the banquet and tickets.

For more information or to arrange interviews contact:
Doug Dahl, Communication Officer
306-765-6409 or 306-961-6217

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