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We’re Going! Are You? Meet the Honourary Co-Chairs of The Red & White Gala

We’re Going! Are You? Meet the Honourary Co-Chairs of The Red & White Gala
WINCHESTER – Bob and Sandra Weagant don’t sit around much. They like to be where the action is. That’s why they are happy to serve as the honourary co-chairs of the Winchester District Memorial Hospital Foundation Gala. And they are hoping that friends, family, colleagues and neighbours will join them to support health care close to home. “How fortunate we... Read More

South Nation Conservation – Watershed Conditions Statement – UPDATE April 10, 2017

South Nation Conservation – Watershed Conditions Statement – UPDATE  April 10, 2017
“Flood Watch” Downgraded to “Flood Outlook” Finch – South Nation Conservation (SNC) is downgrading the “Flood Watch” statement issued on April 6th to “Flood Outlook” as the water levels in rivers and streams are receding. The purpose of this bulletin is to provide information regarding the forecasted weather and the potential of flooding throughout the SNC jurisdiction. Read More

Winchester District Memorial Hospital Going LEED Again

Winchester District Memorial Hospital Going LEED Again
WINCHESTER – Partners in the Centre of Excellence for Rural Health and Education came together on March 31st to celebrate a special recognition for the second phase of the Community Care Building, located on the Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) campus. Like the original building, which opened in 2013, the extension has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental... Read More

The Theme of Compassion – WDMH Commitment Award Ceremonies

The Theme of Compassion – WDMH Commitment Award Ceremonies
Celebrating at the WDMH Commitment Award ceremonies are (l-r): Sabina de Stecher, Jannie vanNoppen, Dr. Mary Naciuk and Joanne Wicks. Missing is Elva Patterson-Rutters. – Submitted Photo Winchester – Every few months, the Commitment Awards are presented at Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH). The awards shine a light on individuals or teams that demonstrate the values that result in compassionate... Read More

WDMH Hosting Information Sessions on Advance Care Planning

WDMH Hosting Information Sessions on Advance Care Planning
Start the Conversation Winchester – It’s about conversations. It’s about decisions. It’s about how we care for each other. That’s the thinking behind a series of presentations being offered at Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) over the next few months. The first session is set for Tuesday, March 28 from 2 to 4 pm. “We want everyone to start a conversation,”... Read More

WDMH: Helping to Save Lives in the ER

WDMH: Helping to Save Lives in the ER
Winchester – The WDMH Emergency Department has a new Glidescope, thanks to generous Foundation donors! “The Glidescope is a video laryngoscope,” explains Clinical Manager Laura Landry. “This piece of equipment is a standard of care in emergency departments in Canada. It ensures we can quickly and properly secure a patient’s airway and manage their breathing. Often in critical situations, intubation... Read More