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FLOOD WATCH: South Nation Watershed

FLOOD WATCH: South Nation Watershed
Finch – Environment and Climate Change Canada is forecasting above freezing temperatures for the rest of the week. Rainfall amounts of 30 to 40 mm are possible Thursday to Saturday. Since issuing the last statement on April 8, the South Nation Conservation (SNC) rain gauges have recorded 20 to 30 mm of rain. Soil across the jurisdiction is saturated, and... Read More

Catch the Ace Supports Local Health Care – thanks to the Morrisburg & District Lions Club

Catch the Ace Supports Local Health Care – thanks to the Morrisburg & District Lions Club
Winchester – It’s a national phenomenon and now it’s in Morrisburg. The Morrisburg & District Lions Club’s ‘Catch the Ace’ raffle has been going on since last June – and local health care is the big winner. On April 11th, Lions Club members visited WDMH to present a cheque for $8,150 toward the General Equipment Fund. The donation will be... 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

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

Winchester Hospital: Ready to help – in a heartbeat

Winchester Hospital: Ready to help – in a heartbeat
Winchester – Our latest Commitment Award winners have one thing in common, and it has to do with the heart. Whether caring for cardiac patients, showing heartfelt support to our patients and families, or being heart and soul of the WDMH team – the latest Commitment Award recipients definitely have heart! Congratulations to Cardiologist Dr. Kamal Sharma; Volunteer Marilyn McCurdy... Read More

Winchester District Memorial Hospital Award-Winning Leaders

Winchester District Memorial Hospital Award-Winning Leaders
Winchester – Congratulations to Laura Landry, WDMH’s Clinical Manager of Outpatient Services, who has completed her Master of Health Administration degree at the Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa (U of O). “As a frontline nurse I recognized that there was a whole part of the hospital that I wanted to know more about – so I started asking... Read More

Dundas Manor Residents Council Leads the Way

Dundas Manor Residents Council Leads the Way
Winchester – At Dundas Manor, the Residents Council is involved in every aspect of the home, from planning menus to sitting on hiring committees for senior staff. Recently, a new Leadership Team, comprising residents from throughout the home, was elected to lead the Council. “We have adopted a Leadership Team format to lead the Council. In doing so, everyone has a say,”  explains... Read More

Kemptville District Hospital and Winchester District Memorial Hospital announce research and quality improvement partnership

Kemptville District Hospital and Winchester District Memorial Hospital announce research and quality improvement partnership
Winchester – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) and Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a new partnership for collaborative research and quality improvement. The two hospitals have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to ensure seamless cooperation on quality improvement and rural research. Work has already started on their first joint research project.... Read More

Winchester Hospital Family Extends Sympathy to Family of Dr. Duane Justus

Winchester Hospital Family Extends Sympathy to Family of Dr. Duane Justus
Winchester – The Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WMDH) family extends its sympathies to the family of Dr. Duane Justus. Dr. Justus passed away on February 23rd “Dr. Justus – along with his father Dr. Howard Justus – was a giant in the history of our hospital. He will long be remembered,” notes Cholly Boland, CEO. “It is an understatement to say that WDMH... Read More