Items Tagged ‘nurses & staff’

Pediatric Nurse Uses Her Own Cancer Experience to Forge Connection with Patient

September 20, 2019

Pediatric Nurse Uses Her Own Cancer Experience to Forge Connection with Patient

By uclahealth uclahealth

When 11-year-old Debbie Flores arrived for her first appointment at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital, she searched the room for a friendly face. Meeting for the first time, her eyes landed on Amy Bell, a pediatric oncology and hematology nurse. Debbie, who was to undergo her first chemotherapy treatment for the pre acute lymphoblastic leukemia she’d […]

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Tags: featured, nurses & staff, nursing, pediatric cancer, pediatrics


June 6, 2019

Melissa P.

By gmasgras gmasgras

My RN Melissa Palan was wonderful! Melissa made a positive difference in my stay at UCLA SM, she was knowledgeable, very helpful, positive, cheerful, and very caring. I would hope there would be more nurses like Melissa, By: Patricia H.

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Tags: care compliment, nurses & staff, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica, UCLA nurses


June 6, 2019

Helen C.

By gmasgras gmasgras

Helen you should be my Super Nurse always there ready to help the Patient with any Medical concern ! Thank you for your service ! By: Samuel G.

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Tags: care compliment, nurses & staff, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA nurses


June 5, 2019

Ebiowei O., nurse, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica

By gmasgras gmasgras

Ebiowei provided outstanding care to my mom. He has a very positive and reassuring interpersonal style. Thank you very much. By: Gay M.

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Tags: care compliment, nurses & staff, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica, UCLA nurses


June 5, 2019

Danielle, nurse, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica

By gmasgras gmasgras

Danielle delivered exceptional care for my mom. She really anticipated needs. She does an outstanding job. Thank you very much. By: Gay M.

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Tags: care compliment, nurses & staff, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica, UCLA nurses


July 1, 2013

My pleasant experience with UCLA Cardiology

By BruinValley BruinValley

I HEART UCLA BY D. Leichnitz This is not my story. This is not a story about him. This is our story and how UCLA saved my life. To fully understand the severity of my condition, we must go back to Thanksgiving 2011. I was spending time with my friends Claudia and Rosa , when […]

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Kamran Shamsa, Dr. Richard Shemin, nurses & staff, patient stories, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, surgery


June 24, 2013

Prayers answered after meeting my physician

By MissRJ MissRJ

I have been really suffering with major menstrual issues for ten years For years I had many different visits with many different doctors at another medical group that never came up with a solution to my problem. I was trying to avoid surgery. I finally gave up and decided that I would switch to UCLA […]

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Tags: nurses & staff, patient stories, UCLA Medical Group


May 25, 2013

Our baby’s heart and finding hope

By ChloeGirl ChloeGirl

I am currently 35 weeks pregnant. At my 32 week ultrasound I was told my baby has a mass in her heart that is linked to a very serious genetic disorder. I was asked if I wanted to continue with the pregnancy and sent home on a Friday evening. Needless to say my husband and […]

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Tags: Dr. Mark Sklansky, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, nurses & staff, patient stories, pediatric cardiology


May 16, 2013

UCLA Santa Monica goes above and beyond

By cwlove_bv cwlove_bv

Dear CEO David Feinberg, I am writing this email to make sure the spectacular hospital staff at UCLA Santa Monica does not go unnoticed. I have been a patient in Room 4442 for the past two weeks and have never experienced hospital staff that is so professional, compassionate, knowledgeable and full of smiles than UCLA […]

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Tags: Dr. Ardis Moe, nurses & staff, patient stories, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica


April 15, 2013

My HERO……he fought the good fight

By GarrettsMom GarrettsMom

My beautiful son, Garrett was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma on Decemember 26, 2009………the day after Christmas and a month after he ran a 5k race. He was only 29 and was an athlete all his life. We were in Tennessee visiting for Thanksgiving and I could tell something was wrong, just didn’t imagine cancer. He […]

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Tags: cancer, Hodgkins Lymphoma, nurses & staff, patient stories, radiation oncology, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica