Northern Health Matters - Nov. 8 to 14

Each week, talented NH staff across the north contribute to Northern Health Matters, Northern Health’s blog. Topics are of a wide variety, all the way from addressing controversial issues, to amazing food recipes, to everything in between! Please consider this story summary that lists  a wide variety of topics and expertise, written by our own passionate and talented staff.  You are welcome to use or redistribute this content, or contact us for potential interviews via the media line at 877-961-7724.


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Here’s a recap of the latest stories on the Northern Health Matters blog from November 8-14!


Crafting for now, wellness forever

November 14

De-stress with Lara Frederick! The Dawson Creek Registered Nurse turned Nurse Manager explains how crafting has helped her manage stress levels in the workplace.


Fire infographic

November 13

Interested in how we responded to the 2017 wildfires? Check out this infographic Greg Marr, NH’s Regional Director of Medical Affairs, and Jason Jaswal, Prince George Director of Long Term Care and Support Services, presented at the BC Health Care Leaders Conference in Vancouver!


Foodie Friday: microwave cooking 2.0

November 9

Have you ever tried cooking rice or pasta in the microwave? Dietitian Judy April experiments with microwave cooking a family favourite-spaghetti and meatballs!


Diagnosis: Retiring. Here’s what retirement looks and feels like to two long term Prince George doctors.

November 8

The Knolls, two long-time Prince George doctors, are retiring! Have a look at what the word "retire" means to these physicians, hear what they'll miss about their jobs - and what they won't!