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Notice of Visitor Parking Changes at Brockville General Hospital

Notice of Visitor Parking Changes at Brockville General Hospital
Brockville – Brockville General Hospital is committed to providing the best patient care. As BGH builds to meet the needs of our future patients, we remain steadfast in delivering an outstanding hospital experience today. This summer, the majority of our Charles Street property is under construction as we build our new patient tower. Through the construction process, parking for our staff,... Read More

Local Legions Support Local Health Care

Local Legions Support Local Health Care
Winchester – The Royal Canadian Legions in Greely and Winchester want to ensure that Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) has the tools needed to provide the very best care for local communities. Both Legions have recently made donations to the WDMH Foundation’s General Equipment Fund. Funds will be used to buy much-needed medical equipment such as three new anesthetic machines for... Read More

Zinour to be featured at the Spencerville Mill July 21st – 29th

Zinour to be featured at the Spencerville Mill July 21st – 29th
Spencerville – It’s not every day that an internationally acclaimed artist decides to make the village of Spencerville his home. Equally good was the ease of the transition with friendships blooming quickly and new ideas emerging for local engagement of emerging artworks along with exploring an amazing portfolio created in other places. The Spencerville community supports and fosters many local... Read More

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark Health Unit: Let’s talk about our physical environment…

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark Health Unit: Let’s talk about our physical environment…
Brockville – Our physical environment is comprised of the buildings, transportation (roads, public/private transit, bike lanes and sidewalks), energy systems (hydro, heat/cool & water), open space (parks and recreation) and farm lands that make up and support our communities. Our physical environment is a social determinant of health and plays an important role in our health and well-being.  “A healthy built... Read More

Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS) Granted Accreditation by CCA for Another Four Years

Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS) Granted Accreditation by CCA for Another Four Years
MERRICKVILLE – Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS) is pleased to announce that it has been granted a 4-year accreditation by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA). The hard work, professionalism, and dedication of our staff and Board of Directors are clearly reflected in this significant achievement. “To be accredited by the CCA is truly a seal of approval,” says Jacques Pelletier,... Read More

Kemptville District Hospital Diabetes Education Program presents guest speaker Dr. Shelly Stack on July 12, 2018

Kemptville District Hospital Diabetes Education Program presents guest speaker Dr. Shelly Stack on July 12, 2018
KEMPTVILLE – The Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Diabetes Education and Support Program is pleased to present Dr. Shelly Stack as a guest speaker on the subject of “Diabetes and Oral Health” on July 12, 2018, at 7 pm in the hospital’s Courtyard Lounge. Dr. Stack’s presentation will describe how a healthy mouth and diabetes control are a two-way street. Dental health... Read More

Winchester Hospital Receives $7500 Pledge from BMO Makes Hearts Go Pitter Patter

Winchester Hospital Receives $7500 Pledge from BMO Makes Hearts Go Pitter Patter
Winchester – The BMO Bank of Montreal team is committed to supporting healthcare close to home. They have pledged $7,500 to the WDMH Foundation General Equipment Fund and have delivered the first gift of $2,500. This gift will be used to support the purchase of a new echocardiogram machine which will arrive at WDMH in the near future. “Not only... Read More

Health Unit begins beach water quality program this week

Health Unit begins beach water quality program this week
The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is starting weekly water sampling of the area’s public bathing beaches for this year.  The beaches will be monitored weekly throughout the summer season until August 31, 2018. This year the following public swimming areas will be monitored: In Lanark County: Almonte Beach, Dalhousie Lake, Centennial Beach, Riverside Beach, Lanark Beach, Pakenham Beach,... Read More

Kemptville District Hospital Diabetes Education Program presents guest speaker Dr. Carla Eamon on June 28, 2018

Kemptville District Hospital Diabetes Education Program presents guest speaker Dr. Carla Eamon on June 28, 2018
KEMPTVILLE – The Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Diabetes Education and Support Program is pleased to present Dr. Carla Eamon as a guest speaker on the subject of “Diabetes and Eyes” on June 28, 2018 at 7 pm in the hospital’s Courtyard Lounge. Dr. Eamon’s presentation will describe diabetic damage in the eye, the potential complications of diabetes on the eyes and... Read More

Volunteers bring an uplifting experience to BGH

Volunteers bring an uplifting experience to BGH
Brockville – Members from the Brockville General Volunteer Association (BGVA) have donated funds for the purchase of a new patient lifting system for the CT scanner. “This new lifting system, will mean we are able to move patients from hospital beds and wheelchairs with ease when they come for a CT scan,” explains Nathan Tompkins, Manager, Diagnostic Imaging. “This is... Read More