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New Britain General Hospital Calendar of Events January 2006

New Britain [January 01 2006] - January 5 — Gastric Bypass Support Program Lecture Room 1. Held in two parts: from 5–6 p.m. is the information session to address questions and concerns about gastric bypass surgery in; from 6:30–8 p.m. is the gastric bypass support group in Lecture Room 1. Held at New Britain General Hospital, 100 Grand Street, New Britain, CT 06050. For more information or to register, call 860-224-5453

Thursdays, January 5-26 — Mom’s Milk Group. An informal walk-in support group for nursing moms facilitated by certified lactation consultant, Christine Bracken, RNC, MSN, IBCLC. This free support group will be held from 10-11a.m. in the New Britain General Hospital Family BirthPlace lounge. For more information, call the Breast Feeding Support Center at New Britain General Hospital, 100 Grand Street, New Britain, CT 06050, 860-224-5226.

January 5 — “We’ve Got Your Number” Cholesterol, Blood Pressure & Glucose Screening in the New Britain General Hospital lobby from 4–6 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. To make an appointment or for more information, call the Good Life Program at New Britain General Hospital, 100 Grand Street, New Britain, CT, 06050, 860-224-5433.

Childbirth Classes
Saturdays, January 7-28; 2-4:30 p.m.
Mondays, January 9-30, 7–9:30 p.m.
Wednesdays, January 11–25, 7–9:30 p.m.
Child birth education class held in the New Britain General Hospital Lecture Room 1. For more information, cost, or to register, call the Good Life Program at New Britain General Hospital, 100 Grand Street, New Britain, CT, 06050, 860-224-5433.

Mondays, January 9–30 — Quitting Time, a smoking cessation class, will be held on Monday evenings from 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. in Dining Room A at New Britain General Hospital. The first class is a free introduction. Quitting Time is held weekly until Feb. 26, 2006. For more information or to register, please call the Good Life Program at 860-224-5433.

January 11 — Diabetes Support Group (Evening). This support group led by the Joslin Diabetes Center affiliate at New Britain General Hospital can help manage the stress of having diabetes as well as to assist the person with diabetes to stay motivated and deal effectively with the daily challenges of diabetes. 6:30–8 p.m., New Britain General Hospital, Joslin Diabetes Center Education Room, 100 Grand Street, New Britain, CT 06050, 860-224-5672.

January 11 — Living With Cancer Family Support Group will take place in Dining Room B at New Britain General Hospital from 5:30–7 p.m. For more information or to register, call the George Bray Cancer Center at New Britain General Hospital, 100 Grand Street, New Britain, CT, 06050, 860-224-5299.

January 14 — Sibling Class. A special child birth education class for children whose parents are about to have another child. Held in Lecture Room 2 at New Britain General Hospital from 12–1 p.m. For more information, costs, or to register, call the Good Life Program at New Britain General Hospital, 100 Grand Street, New Britain, CT, 06050, 860-224-5433.

January 15 — Family BirthPlace Tour will meet in Lecture Room 2 at New Britain General Hospital 1:30–2:30 p.m. For more information or to register, call the Good Life Program at New Britain General Hospital, 100 Grand Street, New Britain, CT, 06050, 860-224-5433.

January 17 — “We’ve Got Your Number” Cholesterol, Blood Pressure & Glucose Screening in the New Britain General Hospital lobby from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. To make an appointment or for more information, call the Good Life Program at New Britain General Hospital, 100 Grand Street, New Britain, CT, 06050, 860-224-5433.

January 18 — Women’s Cancer Connection, a free support group, will take place in Dining Room B/C at New Britain General Hospital from 6–8 p.m. For more information or to register, call the George Bray Cancer Center at New Britain General Hospital, 100 Grand Street, New Britain, CT, 06050, 860-224-5299.

January 19 — Yoga for all Levels. On Thursday evenings beginning January 19–March 23. Jeffrey Zweig is the instructor; held in Dining Room B/C. $100 for general public. For more information to register, call the Good Life Program at New Britain General Hospital, 100 Grand Street, New Britain, CT, 06050, 860-224-5433.

January 26 — Pediatric CPR will be held in Lecture Room 1 at New Britain General from 5:30-9:30 p.m. For more information, costs or to register, please call the Good Life Program at 860-224-5433.

January 26 — Recent Developments in Arthritic Care, with Stephen L Pillsbury, MD, orthopedic surgeon Join us for a free seminar and learn about some of the causes and treatments of knee, hip, and shoulder pain. This free lecture will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Lecture Room 2 at New Britain General Hospital. To register please call 860-224-5186.

January 30 — Diabetes Support Group (Daytime). This support group led by the Joslin Diabetes Center affiliate at New Britain General Hospital can help manage the stress of having diabetes as well as assist the person with diabetes to stay motivated and deal effectively with the daily challenges of diabetes. 10–11:30 a.m., New Britain General Hospital, Joslin Diabetes Center Education Room, 100 Grand Street, New Britain, CT 06050, 860-224-5672.


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