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Brockville General Volunteer Association donates toys to Brockville General Hospital’s Pediatric Community Program.

Brockville General Volunteer Association donates toys to Brockville General Hospital’s Pediatric Community Program.
“Learning through play is a concept used in education and psychology,” shared Ilona Thomas, Speech and Language Therapist with the Hospital’s Pediatric Community Program. “Through play children can learn to make sense of the world around them. They are then able to develop social, communication  and cognitive skills, mature emotionally and gain self-confidence.  These are all invaluable skills as they... Read More

South East LHIN Board of Directors announces new Board Member: Steve Gauthier

South East LHIN Board of Directors announces new Board Member: Steve Gauthier
Belleville – Chris Salt, Acting Chair of the South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Board of Directors, on behalf of the Board, is happy to announce the appointment of newest Board member – Mr. Steve Gauthier, a resident of Jasper, Ontario, located on the outskirts of Smiths Falls. Appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council through the Public Appointments... Read More

South East LHIN Board endorses Stage 1 submission for development of Trenton Community Health Hub

South East LHIN Board endorses Stage 1 submission for development of Trenton Community Health Hub
The South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Board of Directors have endorsed the Belleville and Quinte West Community Health Centre (BQWCHC) Stage 1, Community Health Capital Programs application, for the development of a Community Health Hub. This endorsement also confirms BQWCHC as the lead organization for the project. The Stage 1 application builds on the work done by the... Read More

Take Back the Night Returns to Hardy Park Sept 8th, 2017

Take Back the Night Returns to Hardy Park Sept 8th, 2017
LEEDS AND GRENVILLE – Local Committee Invites You to Celebrate the Right to Be Free from Violence On Friday September 8, 2017 from 5:30pm-8:30pm, residents of Leeds & Grenville are invited to come together at Hardy Park in downtown Brockville for our annual Take Back the Night park celebration. Join us in raising our voices and showing community solidarity in... Read More

Royal Ottawa Health Care Group Fined $75,000 After Stabbing of Staff by Patient

Royal Ottawa Health Care Group Fined $75,000 After Stabbing of Staff by Patient
BROCKVILLE – The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group was fined $75,000 after a nurse was stabbed by a patient at the Brockville Mental Health Centre. The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group operates the Brockville Mental Health Centre in addition to other mental health care and research facilities in Ottawa. On October 10, 2014 a nurse working at the Brockville Mental... Read More

Ontario Updating and Repairing Community Health Facilities in the Quinte region

Ontario Updating and Repairing Community Health Facilities in the Quinte region
Helping People Access Safe and High-Quality Health Care Close to Home Ontario is investing in two community health facilities in the Quinte region to help people get high-quality care close to home, in a safe, healthy and accessible environment. The South East LHIN announced funding today for local community health service providers to repair and upgrade their facilities, making them... Read More

NEON NIGHT FUN RUN IS SHINING LIGHT ON CHILDHOOD CANCER RESEARCH

NEON NIGHT FUN RUN IS SHINING LIGHT ON CHILDHOOD CANCER RESEARCH
One of Kemptville’s premier events is coming back for its 4th year. It’s time to get out your glow gear and register! Neon Night Fun Run is planning to once again create a massive glow-in-the-dark event for all the moms, dads, aunts, uncles, grammas, papas, kids and babies in the area to help fight childhood cancer. This 2K & 5K non-competitive... Read More

New Wait Times Data Now Available for Surgeries and Procedures Across Ontario

New Wait Times Data Now Available for Surgeries and Procedures Across Ontario
Province Investing in New Online Tools to Improve Patient Experience Ontario has launched a new online tool to help people find wait times information for surgeries and procedures at hospitals across the province, and is providing more digital tools to help improve the patient experience. Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, and Hillary Hartley, Chief Digital Officer,... Read More

Health Unit Raises Awareness About Bats and Rabies

Health Unit Raises Awareness About Bats and Rabies
Bats are nocturnal animals and feed most actively two or three hours following sunset.  Bats are efficient insect controllers eating about three times their body weight.  Bats typically have their babies in June and come August many of the young bats are looking for their own roosting sites.  Many bats will roost and hibernate in attics.   Although bats are beneficial,... Read More

Prepare and Store Food Safely for Summer Picnics and Barbecues

Prepare and Store Food Safely for Summer Picnics and Barbecues
Basic Rules of Food Safety Can Help You Enjoy Your Summer Meals As you enjoy picnics and barbecues in your back yard, on camping trips or at the cottage with friends and family this long weekend, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, and Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, are reminding you to take... Read More