Healthy Living in the North

A focus on our people: No fold linens

In the latest edition of my CEO video blog, I introduce an innovative advancement in our laundry rooms: no fold linens. I spoke with Cheryl Danchuk and Linda McMynn about the benefits of this system, which has been put into place in health care facilities across the Northern Health region.

Cathy Ulrich

About Cathy Ulrich

Cathy became NH president and chief executive officer in 2007, following five years as vice president, clinical services and chief nursing officer for Northern Health. Before the formation of Northern Health, she worked in a variety of nursing and management positions in Northern B.C., Manitoba, and Alberta. Most of her career has been in rural and northern communities where she has gained a solid understanding of the unique health needs of rural communities. Cathy has a nursing degree from the University of Alberta, a master’s degree in community health sciences from the University of Northern BC, and is still actively engaged in health services research, teaching and graduate student support.