Members of the U18 AAA Parkland Rangers were on hand in three local communities Feb. 24 to present proceeds from their Hockey Fights Cancer Night, which was held back on Oct. 30, 2021. The annual recognition night raised a total of $3,600 dollars, with a split of $1,200 each presented to three Community Cancer Programs within the Prairie Mountain Health region.
The Dauphin Health Care Auxiliary completed its final act of business February 9, with two cheques presented to the Dauphin Hospital Foundation designated for use within both the hospital and personal care home. Auxiliary executive members signed off on two donations, of $23,156 each, to be used for future contributions to both facilities. The Auxiliary officially announced it was ceasing operation back on January 12, 2022 after 120 years of volunteer service and fundraising efforts.
The Dauphin Hospital Foundation wishes to formally recognize a bequest from the estate of Anne Stewart. Mrs. Stewart passed away on January 23, 2021 and left the Foundation $100,000. This was on top of a $15,000 donation Anne personally made to the Foundation in 2020 in memory of her husband Peter. Dauphin Hospital Foundation Chairman Greg Thompson indicated the Board remains truly touched by this act of generosity.
The Dauphin Hospital Foundation was pleased to recently receive a generous donation from the Royal Canadian Legion Dauphin Branch #20 Poppy Fund just prior to Remembrance Day. The donation, in the amount of $8,650 will be used to purchase three specialized wheelchairs for the Dauphin Regional Health Centre.
By: Lynn Henry,
Regional Telehealth Coordinator
Telehealth at the Dauphin site is nothing short of exciting! There has been a large increase in activity at this telehealth site with an ever-growing list of clinical applications, including consultations with specialist providers, increased attendance at educational sessions by public and health professionals and use of the link for administrative meetings.
The Dauphin Hospital Foundation was pleased to recently contribute towards the purchase of two new pieces of medical equipment for Dauphin Regional Health Centre (DRHC) totaling nearly $61,000.
A new portable ultrasound machine and associated equipment was secured at a cost of nearly $54,000. Pictured with the new diagnostic unit are Clinical Resource Nurse Kristen Mallet and Dr. Scott Kish.