St. Mary’s Nurse Practitioner Featured in CTV Tribute to Health Care Heroes

July 6th, 2020

CTV partnered with the City of Kitchener for a Canada Day special broadcast on July 1. As part of the program, health care heroes from the local area were profiled. Among those featured was St. Mary’s own Heather-Lynne Goody, in her rare dual role as a Nurse Practitioner and Surgical First Assistant. Heather-Lynne assists surgeons during procedures and also provides inpatient care. During COVID-19 she has taken on extra duties, helping to train colleagues about the use of personal protective equipment and assisting on development of a new online learning program for staff.

The CTV feature provides a fascinating glimpse of the at-work and at-home challenges that many health care workers face are facing during this pandemic. You can view the piece and read a web feature about Heather-Lynne here.