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BALLYMENAGH FOUNDATION INC.’S DONATION BRINGS THE UNDER ONE ROOF CAMPAIGN CLOSER TO $20,000,000 GOAL

BALLYMENAGH FOUNDATION INC.’S DONATION BRINGS THE UNDER ONE ROOF CAMPAIGN CLOSER TO $20,000,000 GOAL
Brockville – The Brockville and District Hospital Foundation (BDHF) would like to thank The Ballymenagh Foundation Inc. established in 1988 by the late Barbara Webster for their extremely generous donation to the “Under One Roof” Campaign, in support of the Brockville General Hospital’s Phase II Redevelopment Project. The purpose of this project is to amalgamate the services of the Brockville General... Read More

Kemptville District Hospital Auxiliary donates $70,000 to the Hospital days before Volunteer Week celebrations

Kemptville District Hospital Auxiliary donates $70,000 to the Hospital days before Volunteer Week celebrations
KEMPTVILLE – Beating its own annual record, the Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Auxiliary donated $70,000 to the Hospital in the lead-up to National Volunteer Week, celebrated April 7 to 13, 2019. The funds will be used primarily to purchase two new ‘smart beds’, which can monitor a patient’s health while they sleep and alert a healthcare provider to potential problems.... Read More

Hospitals want you to register as organ and tissue donor

Hospitals want you to register as organ and tissue donor
Brockville – Brockville General Hospital (BGH) and Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) are asking for the community’s help. Together, the hospitals are working closely with the Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) to raise awareness about the value of donor registration. According to the TGLN website, every three days someone dies in Ontario because the life-saving organ transplant they need is... Read More

WDMH Diabetes Education Team Offers Free Workshop: Let’s Make a Meal

WDMH Diabetes Education Team Offers Free Workshop: Let’s Make a Meal
Winchester – The WDMH Diabetes Education Team is pleased to announce the next Community Diabetes Education Session: Let’s Make A Meal Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 7 to 8 pm in the WDMH Dillabough Board Room (building beside Emergency Department). During this one-hour community session. Registered Dietitian Deirdre Cooke will walk us through the many food choices that you make daily.... Read More

Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Roast Beef Luncheon set for April 30th

Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Roast Beef Luncheon set for April 30th
YUM! IT’S ROAST BEEF TIME! Carleton Place – It’s that time of year again. The annual Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Roast Beef Luncheon is set for Tuesday, April 30th from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. This year, we have a new location – the event will be held at St. James Parish Hall at 225 Edmund Street.... Read More

BGH Celebrate’s Spring’s Arrival

BGH Celebrate’s Spring’s Arrival
Brockville – On March 28, Brockville General Hospital’s (BGH) Workplace Happiness Action Team (WHAT) celebrated spring with a tropical -themed party. Staff, physicians and volunteers at BGH put on their sunglasses and flower leis, while enjoying tasty tropical-themed drinks. WHAT, a social committee, includes members of the Hospital’s staff, physician and volunteer teams. Throughout the year, WHAT hosts numerous events... Read More

GOVERNMENT TO HOLD CONSULTATIONS ON AUTISM ENHANCEMENTS

GOVERNMENT TO HOLD CONSULTATIONS ON AUTISM ENHANCEMENTS
INPUT FROM PARENTS AND EXPERTS WILL HELP DETERMINE HOW BEST TO PROVIDE CHILDREN WITH ADDITIONAL NEEDS-BASED SUPPORTS BROCKVILLE – Ontario’s government is putting families first by engaging with parents of children with autism on further enhancements to the Ontario Autism Program, said Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark. “In March, we announced enhancements to our Autism plan by adding... Read More

The ‘New’ WDMH Celebrates 10 Years of Caring

The ‘New’ WDMH Celebrates 10 Years of Caring
Winchester – Ten years ago, local communities celebrated the official opening of the new and renovated Winchester District Memorial Hospital. And they had a lot to celebrate! The $60 million project included new services and expanded spaces to support care close to home. Innovations included a new Emergency Department, a state-of-the-art CT Scanner, the second digital mammography unit in the... Read More

Staff at Brockville General Hospital committed to reducing ultrasound wait times

Staff at Brockville General Hospital committed to reducing ultrasound wait times
Brockville – Getting timely ultrasound exams for patients has gotten easier thanks to the efforts of Brockville General Hospital’s (BGH) Diagnostic Imaging (DI) Department. Over the past few months, staff in the department have worked together to decrease the wait times for many exams. “In the past, patients could be waiting months for an exam,” explained Benjamin Yam, Diagnostic Imaging... Read More