‘Compassion and care’

Dear Editor:

My husband recently spent 44 days in Groves Memorial Community Hospital in the “blue section.”

Although he chose MAID (medical assistance in dying) and is no longer with us, I want to applaud the staff. From nurses, doctors, respirologist, X-ray and CT department, lab department, food staff, cleaning staff and anyone else I have missed, everyone was so helpful.

Even though they have had a very stressful last 2.5 years, everyone was very professional but also showed compassion and care to someone on their final journey in life.

They truly are an amazing group of people and I am thankful my husband was in their care. We all should be very proud of our local hospital and especially the staff. 

Heidi Pieper,