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Honouring a True Leader: Gordon MacNabb

Honouring a True Leader: Gordon MacNabb
Carleton Place – It was a fitting honour for a special gentleman. On November 25th, Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH) unveiled a plaque to recognize Gordon MacNabb and his tireless efforts on behalf of the Hospital. Gordon’s wife Lorna, as well as their six children and several grandchildren, were on hand for the celebration. Gordon has made numerous contributions... Read More

WDMH: Preparing the next generation of caregivers

WDMH: Preparing the next generation of caregivers
Winchester – Every year, more than 250 students come to Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) to learn. In fact, 50 nursing students were at WDMH in the last term alone. Christopher Regpala is a 2nd year Registered Practical Nursing (RPN) student at St. Lawrence College in Brockville. He and his classmates have been coming to WDMH every Tuesday for 11 weeks.... Read More

WDMH Foundation hits the Bingo Jackpot!

WDMH Foundation hits the Bingo Jackpot!
Winchester – The Iroquois-Matilda Lions Club Bingo Night at the Iroquois Legion is a lot of fun. And the benefits to health care close to home are even better! On October 30th, the Lions Club Executive presented a cheque for $2,000 to the WDMH Foundation from their Bingo Fund. The gift, in support of the Foundation’s General Equipment Fund, will... Read More

Winchester Hospital: Welcome donations – thanks to the Chesterville Fair!

Winchester Hospital: Welcome donations – thanks to the Chesterville Fair!
Winchester – Local crafters have been busy over the summer – and patients and residents at Winchester District Memorial Hospital and Dundas Manor are benefiting from their creativity. It all began at the Chesterville & District Agricultural Society’s annual fair held this past summer. Local residents were invited to participate in the Homecraft Division and make baby hats for WDMH... Read More

KDH achieves Silver in the 2018 Green Hospital Scorecard

KDH achieves Silver in the 2018 Green Hospital Scorecard
KEMPTVILLE – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce it has been awarded Silver status in the Green Hospital Scorecard (GHS) measuring participating hospitals’ annual environmental performance. “We are delighted that our ongoing sustainability efforts have been rewarded with the Silver rating for the fourth year running,” said the hospital’s Building Services Manager, Tammy Buehlow. “And I’m proud to... Read More

Health Unit: Let’s talk about money

Health Unit: Let’s talk about money
Brockville – We all need money to provide the basics for living.  This includes, at a minimum, money for housing – a place to call home, for food that will fuel our body and mind with energy, health and joy, for clothing, a phone to stay connected, a way to get work or school, for leisure activities,  and for prescribed medications... Read More

It’s been a hard road, but there’s a Neon light at the end of the tunnel

It’s been a hard road, but there’s a Neon light at the end of the tunnel
Hearing the words…Your child has cancer, will change your life forever. That’s why it’s so important to raise funds for childhood cancer research. Neon Night Kemptville is coming up on Saturday, September 21st.  It’s a fun 2k or 5k walk/run with all proceeds going towards childhood cancer research.  In fact, it’s the biggest fundraiser for childhood cancer research in Eastern... Read More

WDMH Auxiliary 50/50 Draw – The Results Are In And Everyone Wins!

WDMH Auxiliary 50/50 Draw – The Results Are In And Everyone Wins!
Winchester – Congratulations to Dianne Lapier who is the winner of the WDMH Auxiliary 50/50 draw. Dianne takes home $1,000! One thousand tickets were sold at a cost of $2 each. And there are more winners! The WDMH Auxiliary is raising funds to purchase a new baby monitor security system for WDMH. The total cost is $199,000. “The WDMH Auxiliary... Read More