A patient goes to their local charitable clinic, is diagnosed, treated and given a prescription to complete the healing process. The patient is on the road to recovery. There is, however, a very large barrier sitting in the middle of the road: the patient’s inability to obtain the prescribed medicine. In no time, the patient is back in the clinic or emergency room, very likely even sicker than before.
The Clinic has recognized this barrier and has made its medication room central to its day-to-day clinic operations. Here, our patients receive their medications, free of charge, when they come for their appointment.
While the medication room is a marvel of efficiency, it is the epitome of teamwork.
Adriana Seczon, a certified pharmacy technician and medication room coordinator, oversees all operations in the medication room, which … Read more...Read More
We’re far into summer, and most of our Guild members are still enjoying family and friends “Up North,” but those who are still here in Naples remain active.
Joan Martin and her committee have finalized the invitations for our November 10 cocktail party, High Five for NHC, and, boy, are you going to be surprised by it. The first wave of invitations will be sent via email to all Guild members in September and reservations will be made on a first-come, first-served basis. We guarantee that the event will be memorable: we have two very big surprises in store for you.
We’ve kicked off our brand new Dinner Committee, with seven members serving four dinners to NHC volunteers during Clinic hours so far this summer and the feedback … Read more...Read More