It’s Our Hospital – column 31

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IT’S OUR HOSPITAL By Fran Donaldson, Vice Chair, PECM Hospital Foundation Last week the Executive Director of the Foundation, Penny Rolinski, made a presentation to the Municipal Council. All the councilors were present, and recognizing the importance of the topic to the community, they kindly agreed to extend the time … Read More

Strong community support helps PECMHF exceed goal for equipment

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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Strong community support helps PECMHF exceed goal for equipment PICTON, April 6, 2018 – The bigheartedness of the Prince Edward County community has brought several pieces of medical equipment to Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital and marks the successful end of the Picture of Health … Read More

LOHA Farms delivers sweet treat to County Hospital

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A sweet treat for our County Hospital This past March, LOHA Farms on Lucks Crossroad in Picton participated in the Maple in the County festivities by opening up their property and sugar bush for their second year to hundreds of patrons who enjoyed a pancake breakfast and/or their hobby farm … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – Penny Rolinski

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IT’S OUR HOSPITAL By Penny Rolinski, Executive Director, PEC Memorial Hospital Foundation I have been amazed at the interest and concern over my leaving the Hospital Foundation. I shouldn’t be, because I know how much the hospital means to the community. Why am I leaving? Really, it’s because of family … Read More

PECMHF searching for new Executive Director

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Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation is searching for a new Executive Director – please see the job posting and description below. PECMHF employment opportuntity – Executive Director PECMHF Executive Director job description

It’s Our Hospital – Signs in OUR HOSPITAL

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Signs in OUR HOSPITAL By Fran Donaldson, Vice Chair, PECM Hospital Foundation If you have been in our hospital lately – as many have, in this bad flu season – you may have noticed some new signs, and wondered what’s going on. “Please care for us, while we care for … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – Let’s Make It Happen

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It’s Our Hospital Let’s make it happen! By Fran Donaldson, Vice Chair, PECM Hospital Foundation Last month (Former) Minister of Health, Eric Hoskins visited Picton on a beautiful sunny day to announce the good news about our new hospital project. Shortly afterwards, friends invited me to dinner. To start the … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – Our Own Groundhog Day!

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It’s Our Hospital February 12th: Our Own Groundhog Day! By John Walker, PECM Hospital Foundation Director Groundhog Day was on February 2nd; Wiarton Willie saw his shadow, dashing hopes for an early spring. Our winter is going to be long! So how does this relate to the work of the … Read More

PEC Memorial Hospital Redevelopment Update

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The following news release was sent out by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care this afternoon. Ontario Planning New Hospital in Picton Province Improving Access to Health Care for Families in Prince Edward County Ontario is supporting Quinte Health Care to plan for a new hospital in Picton so … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – just the FAQ’s please

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IT’S OUR HOSPITAL Just the FAQs, please By Fran Donaldson, Vice Chair, PECM Hospital Foundation As a Directors of the Hospital Foundation, my colleagues and I are often asked about the hospital (the existing one or the new one), whether at a meeting or in casual conversation over coffee or … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – The Naked Truth!

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IT’S OUR HOSPITAL – The Naked Truth! By John Walker, Director, PECM Hospital Foundation Did you know that from 2011 to 2015 Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Emergency Department averaged almost 18 000 visits per year? Hospitals like ours are the glue for the community. Not only do they strive … Read More

Festival of Trees donation to PECMHF

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The board and staff of the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation extend a heartfelt thank you to the people who bid on the beautifully decorated trees, purchased baked goods, bucket draw tickets and items from the Second Time Around Shop Boutique at the 2017 Festival of Trees (FOT). The … Read More

Monthly donor gives back to Dialysis Clinic

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Monitoring blood pressure for patients using the MacSteven Dialysis Clinic has gotten a lot better and more mobile thanks to the sustaining support of a donor. A portable blood pressure monitor and cuff has been bought for the Dialysis Clinic, which operates out of Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital. The … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – column 24

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IT’S OUR HOSPITAL By Fran Donaldson, Vice Chair, PECM Hospital Foundation Last year ended on a positive note. December was a very good month for the Foundation because so many people responded to our Christmas appeal. Thanks to your generosity, we will be able to fund the purchase of software … Read More