May 20, 2019

Tacitha Grant, also known as “KiKi,” says she knows she was meant to spend time being a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) with hospice patients.

Grant, a CNAII with Nash Health Care Hospice and Palliative Care, watched her grandmother die in 2011 and saw first-hand the care and help her…

Nurse eases fears, forges connections

May 13, 2019

Registered nurse Ashleigh Hudson has known she was meant to be a nurse for a long time.

Hudson, a cardiac observation supervisor at the Nash Heart Center, spends her days forging relationships with patients and seeking to make them feel more comfortable and doing necessary work to make them better.…

Comfort, food found in hospital cafeteria

May 06, 2019

If you’ve never met Deontrae “Trae” Collins, you’re missing out.

Collins, 24, is a full-time food associate working in the Courtyard Café, the main cafeteria and dining room at Nash UNC Health Care. His joyful and friendly personality envelop the eating area with…

Phlebotomist aims to calm patients' fears

April 29, 2019

Have you ever found yourself waiting for answers, your heart pounding, your arm stretched out, exposing the inner side of your elbow?

Who knew you could be so protective of the inside of your arm like this?

The band above your elbow, around your bicep, is tightened.

The veins in the crease of your…