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Zumbathon raises heart rates for cardiac equipment

Zumbathon raises heart rates for cardiac equipment

More than three dozen women raised their heart rates and money for medical equipment at the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital. The third annual Zumbathon dance fitness fundraiser held Saturday at the Community Centre in Picton raised $1,749.01 toward an ECG machine and vital signs monitors for the County hospital. Medical equipment is not funded […]

Minor changes expected at County's hospital

Minor changes expected at County’s hospital

The County’s hospital is expected to be spared in Quinte Health Care’s proposal released Wednesday to issue 39 layoff notices for union positions from among the four hospitals. Prince Edward County Mayor Robert Quaiff was told proposed changes do not involve any immediate plans to eliminate beds or services at PECMH. “We have been reassured […]

Donation helps pay for cardiac equipment at County's hospital

Donation helps pay for cardiac equipment at County’s hospital

The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation received $6,000 from the Royal Canadian Legion, Ontario Command, Ladies Auxiliaries Charitable Foundation. This donation will offset the recent purchase of telemetry equipment, used for cardiac monitoring, at Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital. Having up-to-date cardiac monitoring equipment allows the physicians and medical staff at the hospital to […]

QHC gains $3.5 million in one-time funding

QHC gains $3.5 million in one-time funding

Changes are still on the way to all four of Quinte Healthcare’s hospitals, but due to $3.5 million in one-time funding, all the hospitals will remain open with 24-hour emergency rooms. Lou Rinaldi, MPP for Northumberland Quinte West, made the announcement Friday morning in Trenton, where rumours swirled that its hospital would close, or its […]

Young Singers for PECMH

County girl comes home to help the hospital

In an era when the provincial government has all but forgotten about many small rural hospitals, it was extremely refreshing to see a County Girl come home to help her community. The  Young Singers choir came to town last Saturday to help raise funds for the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation because their founder […]

WOTL Woodcrafters carve up donation for hospital foundation

WOTL Woodcrafters carve up donation for hospital foundation

The Wellington on the Lake Woodcrafters group presented the PECMH Foundation with $436.09 raised at their 13th annual barbecue for the residents of Wellington on the Lake. The Woodcrafters had 191 people feast on chicken on a bun and salads prepared by many of the Woodcrafters wives. Their contribution will be directed toward the purchase […]

Go On Air for Health Care

The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation, together with Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation and Belleville General Hospital Foundation will host a second annual ‘On Air For Health Care’ radio-a-thon Wednesday, June 1 – live from the Bay of Quinte Golf Club. Listen in to any radio station in the Quinte region between 6 a.m. and […]

Thoughts on Losing Our Hospital

Thoughts on Losing Our Hospital

Quality of life is supposed to improve with technological advances, but that doesn’t seem to be happening with our local hospital. I was born in the old Picton Hospital, now Quinte Manor on Hill Street. Dr. Richmond removed an infected appendix there when I was five years old, and seven years later, Dr. Publow removed […]

Bright future for Hospice despite LHIN cloud

Bright future for Hospice despite LHIN cloud

Through an innovative partnership with the Rotary Club of Picton, Hospice Prince Edward hopes to create a Hospice Centre to help County residents spend their final days with dignity and quality, surrounded by loved ones. “One cloud on the horizon,” said Hospice President Mark Larratt-Smith at the group’s first annual general meeting, is that the […]

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