Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Publications & Resources

November/December 2011

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To Nurse and Protect

Just five months into Sue Matthews’ role as interim president and CEO of Niagara Health System, the registered nurse and long-standing RNAO member was forced to declare an outbreak of C. difficile at one of the organization’s seven sites (and later another two). Over the next five months, Matthews successfully navigated one of the most trying times of her career, facing challenges that no nurse could have been adequately prepared for, she says.