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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

X-Rays right at the bedside – thanks to the WDMH Auxiliary

X-Rays right at the bedside – thanks to the WDMH Auxiliary
WINCHESTER – As if they don’t already do enough – every day at WDMH! The Winchester District Memorial Hospital Auxiliary recently donated $191,675.47 for the purchase of a new portable x-ray machine. It provides the latest technology and can be brought right to the patient’s bedside. “We are so grateful to our volunteers,” says Team Leader, Shirley Rose. “The mobile... Read More