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Clinton Public Hospital Auxiliary Penny Sale
Anglican Parish Hall, Clinton / 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
23/09/2018
River Road Run 2018
St. Marys / Race starts on Water St. beside the Lind Sportsplex /10:00 am Start Time / Registration Desk opens at 8:00 am and closes at 9:45 am / Funds will support a healthy, active community and enable the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation to sponsor monthly fre swims and bi-weekly free skates at the Pyramid Rec Complex
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Patient Identification

Correct patient identification prior to any medication, treatment or procedure is important to prevent errors in patient care. HPHA is committed to ensuring the safety of our patients by requiring staff to confirm your identification using a double patient identifier method prior to initiating any medical treatment or procedure.

Upon your admission, you will have a band containing your specific personal identification information applied to your wrist. In pediatric cases, this may be placed around the ankle for comfort.

Please notify a staff member immediately if any of this information is wrong. To ensure your safety, we will check or scan your ID band and ask you to confirm your identity many times during your visit, for example before you receive medications and before tests and/or procedures.