Media Contact: Ken Roberts, Director of Communications (203) 732-7432
DERBY, CT (November 2, 2009) - The holidays are a time of joy and celebration. Good cheer and festivities abound. But for persons who are experiencing the loss of a loved one, the holidays are not the same.
DERBY, CT (October 23, 2009) - November is National Diabetes Month and the Griffin Hospital Community Outreach and Parish Nurse Department is joining a national movement to stop diabetes.
NEW HAVEN, CT (October 8, 2009) - Acclaimed tenor Roberto Iarussi will be the featured entertainer at the Griffin Hospital Autumn Elegance 2009 "Gala of the Century". The gala will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2009 at Southern Connecticut State University's Lyman Center for Performing Arts and the Michael J. Adanti Student Center ballroom in New Haven, and will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Hospital.
DERBY, CT (October 1, 2009) - The Childbirth Center at Griffin Hospital will hold its third annual Perinatal Bereavement Ceremony at 5:30 pm Thursday, October 15 at the hospital. The ceremony is open to individuals and families who have experienced an early pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or newborn death.
DERBY, CT (October 1, 2009) - Griffin Hospital will join Planetree, as well as hospitals and healthcare organizations around the world this October in commemorating the third annual Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month. Planetree, which sponsors and coordinates Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month, is a not-for-profit organization based in Derby that partners with healthcare organizations across the globe to advance patient-centered approaches to care.
DERBY, CT (September 30, 2009) - Retired nurses can make a difference by continuing their wonderful and caring work by becoming a volunteer at Griffin Hospital. There are currently volunteer opportunities available in a variety of clinical areas that enable nurses to use their skills and healthcare experience.
DERBY, CT (September 30, 2009) - The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital will host the inaugural 5K Walk/Run at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, October 10 at the Center, located across the street from the hospital at 350 Seymour Avenue in Derby.
DERBY, CT (September 22, 2009) - The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital is offering a free four-week Cooking and Nutrition program that focuses on the unique nutritional needs of cancer patients. The program, which combines cooking demonstrations with discussions on nutrition and overall health, begins October 7 continues over the next three Wednesdays from 6:00 - 7:30 pm in the Center's conference room.
DERBY, CT (September 21, 2009) - Over the last couple of decades more and more attention is being given to the benefits of complimentary medicine and the positive impact it has on healing. As part of the Planetree model of care at Griffin Hospital, patients are offered a full menu of complimentary services that are provided by a dedicated corps of volunteers and staff. Among those services is Therapeutic Touch (TT), an adaptation of several healing practices in which the practitioner uses his/her hands to facilitate healing through a process of energy exchange, enabling patients to focus their energy toward recuperation.
DERBY, CT (September 1, 2009) - Get your sneakers out for the first annual 5K Walk/Run to benefit the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital beginning at 9:00 am Saturday, October 10 at the Center, located across the street from the hospital at 350 Seymour Avenue in Derby.