Menu

Stories of Remarkable Care


‘There’s always room to give back’

Since the global pandemic took hold in the U.S., there has been an outpouring of support for front-line healthcare workers. People have purchased pizzas for hospital staffers. They’ve made face masks by hand. They’ve written messages of gratitude and hope in sidewalk chalk.

Read more

Defying the odds

When Bradley Hill was born, doctors told his family he wouldn’t live past the age of 5. He was born with spina bifida, a condition that occurs when the spine and spinal cord do not form properly in the womb. At birth, he also had a cleft palate and lip and hydrocephalus, more commonly referred to as water on the brain. His prognosis, doctors said, wasn’t good.

Read more

Hard choice for parents on the front line: work or stay home? Here’s how Novant Health is helping

blank

When schools shut down in Stokes County, Christina Mabe was left in a difficult position. Mabe’s job is essential: She is a registered nurse managing patients who may have suffered strokes, pulmonary embolisms or blood clots and who are now on the Coumadin blood thinner.

Read more

For newly minted nurse Savannah Hayes, COVID-19 is a ‘baptism by fire’

blank

On Good Friday, Savannah Hayes drove into work at the COVID-19 screening center at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center with a basket of eggs in the seat next to her.

Read more

Caring for those who care for us

blank

What happens when a critical care nurse on the front lines of COVID-19 is also a mother to a son with special needs.

Read more

When behavioral health hits close to home

blank

When Lannin Braddock was asked to co-chair Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center Foundation’s A Path Forward campaign, she knew her answer was, “Yes.”

Read more

How Cullen Jones turned a near-death experience into Olympic gold and a lifetime of community advocacy

blank

When Cullen Jones was 5 years old, he nearly drowned. He was at a water park with his parents, and his father suggested they go on the biggest ride there. Jones was excited, fearless, and his answer was a resounding yes.

Read more

How Cullen Jones turned a near-death experience into Olympic gold and a lifetime of community advocacy

blank

When Cullen Jones was 5 years old, he nearly drowned. He was at a water park with his parents, and his father suggested they go on the biggest ride there. Jones was excited, fearless, and his answer was a resounding yes.

Read more

Meet ‘the mayor of the PICU’ at Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital

blank

On June 26, 2019, 6-year-old Cole Joseph Russell got sick. Things went from bad to worse fast, and Cole was rushed to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital, where doctors told his parents the boy would need emergency surgery. “We knew it was very, very serious,” Cole’s mom recalled. Over the next seven months, one surgery turned in 12. Cole … Continue reading Meet ‘the mayor of the PICU’ at Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital »

Read more

Novant Health team members buy-in to helping others by donating more than $1.2 million

blank

Each year, team members donate their time and money to local Novant Health Foundation and community engagement nonprofit partners through our annual team member giving campaign, Giving. Serving. Together.

Read more