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2017

FMH The Health Services Foundation of the South Shore has agreed to fund wireless network improvements at Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital.

Cindy PykeMeet Cindy Pyke - although if you with a car on the South Shore, you probably have!

To honour her late father, Cindy organized the 1st annual Don Herman Memorial Golf Classic, where half of the proceeds would be donated to the Health Services Foundation. 

 

 

Description

Amount ($)

Holter Monitor for Cardiology

2,145.00

10 Beds for Veterans Unit

78,400.00

Privacy Curtains & Track System

32,500.00

Various Equipment for Lab

31,798.72

4 Comfort Carts for Palliative Care

806.50

Various Education Workshops for Palliative Care Staff

1,684.02

Various items for Restorative Care

4,778.64

Bone Densitometry Unit

99,883.70

Various Items for Veterans’ Unit

10,380.00

Cafeteria Ice & Water System

9,513.72

Journey Room Final Payment

23,859.62

Various Items for Chemotherapy Department

1979.79

Cancer Patients Support

19,690.00

Bladder Scanner

17,376.35

Bursary Program

59,391.91

Nu-Step for Cardiac Rehab Services

6,481.42

31 Chairs for New Germany Medical Centre

5,486.20

Physician Recruitment

30,000.00

Patient-Based Equipment for Our Health Centre

100,711.75

Floor Scrubber

8,902.21

Doppler Portable Ultrasound Unit for Wound/Ostomy Department

794.76

Ophthalmology Instruments

10,000.00

TOTAL

$556,564.31

20229911 870671336426542 7990610907700063569 oSenior Respritory Therapist Patti Winfield brought "Ozzy" the portable ventilator by the office for a visit.

"Ozzy" was purchased with funds from Hit It For Health 2016.

The Respritory Team is very excited to have this new piece of equipment and is grateful to everyone helped raise funds for it!

AnneIt’s hard to stop Anne Cosgrove in her tracks. The proud Lunenburg County resident is involved in a number of different community service groups and committees, keeping her with a full day-planner. But a phone call in August made life come to a grinding halt; she had cancer.

A radiologist at South Shore Regional Hospital had found abnormalities in her annual mammogram. After nearly 20 years of volunteering, fundraising and being both a committee member and board member of the Health Services Foundation of the South Shore, Anne’s life was about to be put in the hands of the services and equipment she helped fund.

Fashion committee After nine years, Fashion for Our Future has had its final curtain call at Bridgewater Junior Senior High School.

The 2017 show, featuring soon-to-be graduates modeling stylish wears from Bridgewater businesses, raised $2,340 in support of the Operating Rooms at South Shore Regional Hospital. In total, over nine years, community-dedicated students have raised over $10,000 in support of local health care!

Congraulations Fashion for Our Future committee - great job!

misThe Health Services Foundation of the South Shore will be purchasing a pair of Minimally Invasive Surgical Suites for South Shore Regional Hospital in Bridgewater.

The Board of the Health Services Foundation learned the Nova Scotia Health Authority gave the project the green light at its meeting on March 22nd. The MIS suites carry an estimated price tag of $1.4-million, which Foundation Board Chair Phil Bradfield notes is the largest financial commitment the charity has committed to.

As residents of Lunenburg County know; we stick together and get things done!

A prime example of this took place during Radiothon. Both Michelin North America and Dexter Construction stepped up to the plate and made a difference. 

IMG 2503 Radiothon 2017 Phil Ernie

 

Michelin North America sponsored our first ever Radiothon power hour, matching monthly donations up to $5,000, resulting in the purchase of all the anesthesia carts for the O.R. at South Shore Regional Hospital. Dexter Construction matched $100 donations throughout Radiothon day, donating $7,500. Cheers to you and all the local businesses who helped the Health Services Foundation purchase new operating room equipment!

IMG 2387The 17th annual Curl for a Cause met its goal and will be buying all the new physiotherapy equipment it had hoped to purchase for Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital.

The $40,800 raised from the weekend bonspiel at the Lunenburg Curling Club will buy seven pieces of equipment, including a customizable wheelchair, an electronic stair climbing treadmill and a shockwave therapy machine.

The heritage bonspiel has been raising funds for various departments in Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital since 2001. Over the past 16 years, Curl for a Cause has raised over $418,000 for necessary equipment that saves lives, provides advanced diagnosis and treatment, and elevates the quality of life for residents in Lunenburg County.

foodtCulinary Arts students at NSCC’s Lunenburg Campus hope to tantalize taste buds and raise funds in support of South Shore Regional Hospital this spring.

The NSCC’s International Culinary Celebration, in support of the Health Services Foundation of the South Shore, will serve up sample size portions of cuisine from various regions of the world, including France, Morocco, Mexico and (of course!) the Maritimes.

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