Royal Canadian Legion Provincial Command grant to PECMHF

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The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation was honoured to receive $7,000 from the Royal Canadian Legion Provincial Command Branches and Ladies’ Auxiliaries Charitable Foundation on June 30, 2016. The Foundation respectfully requested a grant from Provincial Command last fall to offset the cost of a replacement rhinolaryngoscope for use … Read More

PECMHF launches Legacy Society

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Foundation to formally recognize its living benefactors PICTON, April 10, 2014 – The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation is excited to announce the launch of our Legacy Society for planned giving. The PEC Cornerstone Legacy Society will recognize and thank individuals and families who have included the PECMH Foundation in … Read More

On the Way to a Full Recovery

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Never would I have believed that one day I would be a candidate for a heart attack. I exercised regularly – cycling daily, playing tennis and golf weekly and frequently going on long walks. I have always eaten healthy meals and have not smoked in over twenty-five years. One day, … Read More

Wonderful Hospital Care

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Paul Van Vlack When my late wife and I lived in Amherst, Nova Scotia we were very interested in helping others and with the finances of our local hospital. The same was true when we moved to Picton. I spoke to our new doctor, Dr. Beach (who delivered my number … Read More

A Positive Thinker Who Won’t Give In

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A positive thinker who won’t give in, Picton resident Irena Barker considers herself to be a medical miracle. No stranger to the health care system, Mrs. Barker has been in and out of the hospital for most of her life and has conquered three life threatening conditions. Today, she has … Read More

10 years Since My Diagnosis

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Mrs. Sid Beggs, Picton Colorectal cancer is the second most common form of cancer death in Canada with 24,400 new cases diagnosed each year. It is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men, and the third in women. Each year, approximately 8,900 people will be diagnosed in Ontario. … Read More

When Thanks Turns to Pride

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Tim Wilson – Consecon On Labour Day weekend, I received the call most parents fear. My son was injured and being taken to PECMH. I rushed in the early hours to be by his side. As I waited for his assessment, I noticed urgency from the nurses to care for him. My son … Read More

A Huge Thank You to the Staff at PECMH

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Ken Taylor – Wellington Over the past few months I have been experiencing serious health problems and as a result, would like to express my opinion of our medical care here in the County. A huge thank you goes out to the staff at PECMH. We are most fortunate to … Read More

Doing Dialysis in Picton: A Personal Testimonial

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Peter Sheridan – Milford A few months ago, several dialysis chairs became available in Picton. That news was welcomed by my wife and I and by other patients and families who no longer needed to drive six or more hours weekly from the County to Kingston General Hospital (KGH) three … Read More

Tim Hortons Smile Cookies are Back!

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SWEET CHARITY: SMILE COOKIES AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 100 per cent of Tim Hortons Smile Cookie sales in Picton support the PECM Foundation’s LIFE SAVER Campaign for medical equipment. PICTON – September 9, 2015 – Tim Hortons is bringing more smiles to Prince Edward County residents with the kickoff of … Read More

PECMHF has come alive with the Sound of Music

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We’re celebrating The Sound of Music The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation has come alive with The Sound of Music and is inviting one of the Von Trapp children along to share this wonderful event with the community. The PECMH Foundation is elated to host a special showing of … Read More