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McLeod River Primary

Care Network is moving

by Deanna Mitchener providing injections, and other
minor procedures that may be
The McLeod River Primary Care required. She also helps patient
Network that has been operating monitoring, if you've just come out
out of the basement of the Edson of the hospital and need some
Medical Centre will be moving to follow-up, calling with lab results,
a new location effective October prescription changes on behalf of
1st. the doctor and things of that
Their new location will be #1- nature," said Rushfeldt.
5023-3 Ave located at the side of "The diabetes program, weight
the Friendship Centre in the Edson management program, palliative
Centre Plaza. care, behavioral health consultant,
Their office will be shut down and all of my pharmacist services
from September 29 to October 3 like pain consultations, and
allowing time to move and get re- medication reviews will all be
organized. The office will re-open available at out new location," said
at their new location October 6th. Rushfeldt.
They will still be available by "We are looking forward to Residents, volunteers and guests at Parkland Lodge listened to ‘Jimmy the
phone for important lab results and having our own space with a bit Crooner’ on September 17 during their volunteer appreciation day.
Photo Deanna Mitchener
for patients with questions. more room for our materials, and
Pharmacist Andrea Rushfeldt having them easily accessible. At
said, "It's going to be a good the Friendship Center location we Parkland Lodge says thanks
partnership as we already run our will have our own separate
activity program from the entrance with dedicated parking by Deanna Mitchener
Friendship Centre called Just and wheelchair accessibility for " T h i s w a s a n beans, Caesar salad,
Move". clients," said Rushfeldt. opportunity for me to veggies and dip, fruit
Jimmy Skarnikat invite all the volunteers platter, and fresh made
"We hope to be participating in "We will have added benefits
entertained residents, that help us at the pecan squares. Also a big
the Farmers' Markets more and with this office space. We have a volunteers, and guests on Parkland Lodge so much 'thank you' cake for the
doing more outreach type work good partnership with the Health September 17 at the each year. We can't make volunteers for dessert
such as blood pressure screening, Unit too. If they see somebody in Parkland Lodge. Jimmy this happen without and beverages," said
and giving more awareness on need of a prescription, we can see is known professionally t h e m . A r o u n d 3 0 Block.
health promotion and prevention them very quickly between Emilie as “Jimmy the Crooner” volunteers said they "We all enjoy the
type activities. Hopefully that will Booth, nurse practitioner, or me. and is from Ontario. w o u l d c o m e , s o volunteers that come and
help increase our visibility within Our new location will be right "We booked Jimmy hopefully they can sit help out at the Lodge, it
the community," said Rushfeldt. across the street from the Health back in May as he is and relax to enjoy the is so essential. Our
"Our obstetrical nurse will remain Unit so we can refer patients back doing a cross Canada music. Usually a lot of volunteers do so much
at the clinic as her duties require and forth easily," said Rushfeldt. tour. He plays Neil them are playing music and bring so much
her to work closely beside the They will announce a grand Young style music but he themselves here at the pleasure to our seniors.
doctors. As well our chronic opening of their new location knows all the old song Lodge,” said Block. We can not thank them
disease management nurse will sometime in November for the too from the 1912's, 40's, “After the music I am enough for all they do
remain at the clinic. She assists public and their health care 50's. Our guests seem to going to make them and the many hours they
with screening mammograms, partners to join in the celebration. be enjoying him," said lunch. We are going to be volunteer year after
Sam Block with the having BBQ ribs and year," said Block.
colonoscopies, cholesterol testing,
Lodge. hamburgers, baked

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