Director of Surgical Services
Woodstock General Hospital
Janice Koekebakker and Leanne Paton are both Directors of oPatient Care at Woodstock Hospital. Janice is the Director for the Operating Room, Daycare, PreAdmit Clinc, Endoscopy and PACU and she has been since 2014. Previous to that she has 30 years of frontline nursing experience that began in ED and ended in the Operating Room where she also was the Charge Nurse.
Leanne Paton also has been Director of Maternal Child Womens Health, Diabetes Education and Inpatient Surgical Unit since 2014. Prior to that role she was a front line nurse and charge nurse for 20 years on MCWH.
Both are passionate about ensuring that each patient has a positive surgical journey and recognize that communication is key to ensuring safe optimal care.