Chatham-Kent Health Alliance and Community Partners Recognize National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week

CHATHAM-KENT: April 21, 2015 -- National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week (Apr. 19-25) is recognized every year to remind Canadians of this critical need. Despite significant progress province-wide, there are still more than 1,500 Ontarians on the waiting list for a life saving organ transplant. One organ donor can save up to eight lives and enhance 75 others through the gift of tissue. While 85% of Ontarians support organ donation, only 26% are registered. 

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Celebrates National Volunteer Week April 12 - 18, 2015

CHATHAM-KENT: April 17, 2015 -- Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) with campuses in Chatham and Wallaceburg proudly celebrates National Volunteer Week. 

During the week, CKHA volunteers enjoyed an appreciation luncheon at the Aristo Room. It was a time for networking with their peers with many door prizes donated by hospital staff and physicians. 

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Welcomes Three New Physicians

CHATHAM-KENT: April 14, 2015 -- Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) is pleased to announce three new physicians to the community - Dr. Tenzing Calden Sharngoe, Dr. Yasser El-Gohary and Dr. Indraneel Ghosh. 


Dr. Tenzing Calden Sharngoe

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Services Altered for Good Friday, April 3 and Easter Monday, April 6, 2015

CHATHAM-KENT: March 26, 2015 -- Some health care services offered at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (Chatham & Wallaceburg campuses) will be altered on Friday, April 3 and Monday, April 6, 2015 in recognition of Good Friday and Easter Monday.

Routine X-rays, EKG, and ultrasounds will not be available on Friday, April 3 and Monday, April 6, 2015. These departments will be staffed to the needs of inpatients and emergencies.

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance’s Emergency Departments Experiencing High Volumes

CHATHAM-KENT: March 18, 2015 -- With the change of weather and with children having some time away from school this week, a change in pattern and behaviour is underfoot. While some impacts may be positive, like a walk around the block, there may be other less pleasant outcomes within the community. For example, at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA), the Emergency Department is experiencing a 10 – 15% higher than normal volume of patients, which coupled with reduced provider coverage as a result of March Break is increasing wait times.

CKHA Opens Doors to Colleagues with Nursing Job Fair

CHATHAM-KENT: February 26, 2015 -- Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) is hosting a Nursing Job Fair on Wednesday, March 4 from 1 pm to 5 pm in the Frank and Mary Uniac Auditorium, located at the Chatham Campus (80 Grand Avenue West). Nurses from across Southwestern Ontario are invited to visit CKHA to meet representatives of the clinical management and professional practice teams, enjoy refreshments, view displays and presentations, and enter prize draws. Employment opportunities are available.


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