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17/11/2018
St Marys Memorial Hospital Auxiliary - Feels A Lot Like Christmas Mystery Tour
St. Marys / 10 a.m. to 5 p.m / Five homes to tour / Light Lunch Served / Shopping / Mystery item at each house to find / Last home toured will have music, wine and cheese / Tickets $20 in advance or $25 at the door
21/11/2018
Moving Forward With Stroke - Goderich
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm / Goderich: Harbor Hills Retirement Community / A drop-in support group for adult stroke survivors and caregivers!
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2017
Stratford Gets 1.3M CT Scanner
December 21, 2017: A new CT scanner, purchased by the local hospital’s foundation, will expose Stratford and area patients to 40 to 70 per cent less radiation compared to the current unit, while also allowing hospital staff to conduct more detailed exams at a much quicker pace. Source: Beacon Herald ...  
Gateway Casinos donates to CPH Foundation
December 20, 2017: Last Thursday, December 14, employees from Gateway Casinos in Clinton attended the Clinton Public Hospital to present the CPH Foundation with a cheque in the amount of $500. Source: Huron Expositor...  
Avoiding Non-Emergency Hospital Visits During the Holidays
December 19, 2017: At the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance (HPHA) the four hospital sites are not immune to the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, most notably in the Emergency Departments. Source: Clinton News Record...  
CPH Foundation Receives Generous Planned Giving Donation
December 19, 2017: The Clinton Public Hospital Foundation Board of Directors are very grateful to have recently received a $5,000 bequest from the Estate of Ina Mae Durst. Source: Clinton News Record ...  
Christmas Comes Early For Someone I Know
December 17, 2017: The members of the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation feel especially festive this year. The foundation’s first-ever capital campaign, Someone I Know, exceeded all expectations by surpassing its $5 million goal in early autumn. Source: St. Marys Independent...  
Seaforth Ladies Auxiliary Raises $5,000
December 10, 2017 They shine bright in memory of a loved one--each bulb on the Christmas tree in front of the Seaforth Hospital has meaning—this gathering is one of the largest fundraisers that the Ladies Auxiliary put together annually. Source: Huron Expositor...  
CPH Auxiliary Celebrates 12th Annual Gift of Lights
November 28, 2017: Last Friday, November 24, the 12th annual celebration of the Gift of Lights took place at the Clinton Public Hospital. Source: Clinton News Record ...  
Reducing the Gap Between Caregivers and Healthcare Providers
November 23, 2017: Better ways to share information between healthcare providers and family caregivers and more assistance and support navigating the healthcare system. Those are some of the main issues family caregivers in Huron and Perth counties think need to be improved, a recent consultation process shows. Source: The Beacon Herald ...  
Wedding Show Committee Donates $900 to CPH Foundation
November 15, 2017: Last Wednesday, the Huron County Wedding Show Committee presented a cheque for $900 to the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation, which will go toward ongoing hospital upgrades and improvements. Source: Clinton News Record...  
Reducing Door-to-Treatment Times
November 12, 2017: Local health officials are hoping a new change in procedure when treating stroke cases will have significant impacts for patients in Huron and Perth counties. Source: The Beacon Herald ...  
Donations Still Being Accepted Until December 31
October 25, 2017: The 16th Annual CKNX Health Care Heroes Radiothon has raised $19,013 for the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation, which will be used towards the purchase of ultrasound sterilization equipment for the Medical Imaging Department. Source: Clinton News Record ...  
CKNX Health Care Heroes Radiothon
October 24, 2017: To provide elite quality healthcare, hospitals must have up-to-date equipment, if initiatives such as the CKNX Health Care Heroes Radiothon were non-existent, representatives from the Seaforth Community Hospital Foundation guarantee services would be below par. Source: Huron Expositor ...  
Hospital Foundation Says Thanks For Perfect Fundraising Campaign
October 18, 2017: No matter that it’s very clearly evident the community of St. Marys and area plans to continue supporting the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation. Source: St. Marys Journal Argus ...  
Clinton Public Hospital Auxiliary 63rd Annual Penny Sale Report
October 18, 2017: Clinton Public Hospital Auxiliary completed their 63rd Annual Penny Sale on September 30. See the list of donors and winners. Source: Clinton News Record ...  
Hospital Foundation now just $100,000 away from campaign goal
August 24, 2017: Little by little, and sometimes a lot by a lot, the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation has been making its way towards its Someone I Know capital fundraising campaign goal of $5 million. Source: St. Marys Journal Argus ...  
Countdown to Legends Day
July 27, 2017: In advance of this Sunday's biennial event, Legends Day, Clinton Raceway would like to inform race fans of the following details. Source: Clinton News Record ...  
Clinton Public Hospital Foundation Calling on Community Volunteers
July 24, 2017: The Clinton Public Hospital Foundation is a non-profit organization, which was incorporated in 1996 to undertake fundraising, investment and income distribution activities to enhance patient care services and support the facilities of the Clinton Public Hospital. The Foundation employs one person as Foundation Co-ordinator and the remainder of the Foundation consists primarily of a volunteer board of directors. While the volunteer directors give as much time as possible, the Foundation is always looking for additional volunteers to assist throughout the year on various projects and at various events. Source: Clinton News Record ...  
Legends Day Online Auction Open Until July 28
July 24, 2017: Initiated in 2001, Legends Day has raised upwards of $200,000 for the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation (CPHF) to date. With the addition of the online auction, running the week prior to Legends Day in 2015, Clinton Raceway and its supporters were able to raise an additional $10,000 for the cause. Source: Clinton News Record ...  
Caring Caps for Canada 150
July 14, 2017 _ Ellen Kittmer was born weeks earlier than expected, but the newborn's quick arrival meant she got in on some Canada 150 fun. Source: Beacon Herald...  
SGH To Receive More Than $1 Million
July 13, 2017 - At the Stratford General Hospital Thursday afternoon, Guelph MPP and president of the Ontario Treasury Board, Liz Sandals, announced more than $2.5 million in funding for building repairs and upgrades at four Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance hospitals. Source: Beacon Herald ...  
Maintenance / Upkeep Fund for Hospitals Larger Than Normal
July 13, 2017 - The Ontario government’s President of the Treasury Board, Guelph MPP Liz Sandals, gave the impression following an announcement on Thursday, July 13 at Stratford General Hospital that the 2017 edition of the Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund is nothing out of the ordinary. But Doug Biesinger, Director of Facilities Management for the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance (HPHA), offered a different take. Source: St. Marys Journal Argus ...  
Community Member Bequeths Generous Sum to Clinton Public Hospital Foundation
June 26, 2017: On Sunday, June 25, Ivan McClymont's nieces, nephews and sister presented the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation with a cheque from Ivan's estate, in the amount of $103,033.20. Source: Clinton News Record ...  
Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance Expands Teaching Space in Stratford
May 16, 2017: The Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance now has a dedicated teaching space as part of major renovations at the Stratford site. Source: Blackburn News ...  
RBC Donates $100,000
May 5, 2017: RBC Royal Bank are the latest to donate to the “Someone I Know” campaign with a very generous donation of $100,000. Source: St. Marys Independent ...  
Organ Donor Challenge Involves Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance
May 4, 2017: The Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance fell just a little short in its contest with Woodstock General Hospital to see who could mark “Be a Donor Month” in April by registering the most organ donors. Source: Blackburn News ...  
Care Agencies Join Forces for Annual Huron Perth Diabetes Day
May 3, 2017: The Huron Perth Diabetes Education Team hosted the 23rd annual Huron Perth Diabetes Day on Tuesday, April 25 at the Mitchell and District Community Centre. Source: St. Marys Journal Argus ...  
RBC Makes $100,000 Splash at Glitzy Hospital Gala
May 2, 2017: At the organization’s fundraising Gala on Saturday, April 29 at the Pyramid Centre, St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation Chair John McIntosh — to the sound of applause from the event’s sold-out audience as the news was announced — gratefully accepted a $100,000 donation from RBC Royal Bank. Source: St. Marys Journal Argus ...  
Healthcare Alliance CEO Says Budget Encouraging For Hospitals
April 30, 2017: The C-E-O for the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance says this week’s Provincial budget provided some encouraging news for hospitals. Source: Blackburn News ...  
Bickell Built Homes' Donation to “Someone I know” Campaign
April 21, 2017: Bickell Built Homes donated $4,000 to the “Someone I know” campaign on April 18, 2017. Source: St. Marys Independent ...  
Volunteers Rewarded
April 21, 2017: Two Hospital Auxiliary volunteers were rewarded for their efforts this week. Shepherd Gourmet Dairy purchased 4 tickets for the upcoming Gala event for the hospital and donated the tickets to be given to well deserving volunteers. Source: St. Marys Independent ...  
Someone I Know Donations Roll in Leading into Sold-Out Hospital Gala
April 20, 2017: The St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation’s “Someone I Know’ capital campaign continues to blow away expectations — not just in the amount of money being donated by the corporate and business donors who are typically targeted, and in this case have been generously supported, by such campaigns, but also in the way the entire community played a role. Source: St. Marys Journal Argus ...  
Gala Sponsor Shepherd Gourmet Donates Tickets to Hospital Volunteers
April 20, 2017: There’s no question that the folks at St. Marys-based Shepherd Gourmet Dairy work hard every day making sure the demand across Canada is met for high-quality, produced-in-Ontario sheep, goat and cow’s milk cheese. And there’s no question those folks would benefit from an opportunity to unwind and enjoy a relaxing night off. Source: St. Marys Journal Argus ...  
Brussels Optimist Club Supports Hospital Foundations
April 18, 2017: Members of the Brussels Optimist Club have been sharing their good fortune. Source: Blackburn News ...  
Carry on the Legacy of Addison
April 7, 2017: The knowledge that her daughter's gift gave four people a second chance at life keeps Danah Bozek going through the tough times. Source: Beacon Herald ...  
Teddy Bears Donation
April 7, 2017: Marlene Forman (centre) donated new teddy bears to St. Marys Memorial Hospital this week, purchased from proceeds from the annual Teddy Bear Reunion. Source: St. Marys Independent ...  
Someone I Know Donations
April 7, 2017: A collection of recent donations to the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation's Someone I Know campaign. Source: St. Marys Independent ...  
St. Marys Memorial Hospital is looking for Volunteers
March 31, 2017: The Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance (HPHA) – St Marys Memorial Hospital is recruiting new volunteers! Source: St Marys Independent ...  
Donnalene Tuer Hodes Retires from SGH
March 30, 2017: The world of nursing has changed a lot since Donnalene Tuer-Hodes first entered the field 44 years ago. Source: Beacon Herald ...  
Perth County volunteers recognized
March 29, 2017: More than 75 local residents were honoured for their community service at an award ceremony last week. Source: Beacon Herald ...  
"We All Win When We Volunteer"
March 26, 2017: St. Marys Memorial Hospital is looking for volunteers to help patients feel a little more at home during tough times. Source: Beacon Herald ...  
Auxiliary donation boosts Emergency room's diagnosis capability
March 24, 2017: A small but very practical and high-tech piece of equipment went into use over the past couple of weeks in the Emergency Department of St. Marys Memorial Hospital, thanks to a donation from the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Source: Journal Argus...  
Improving Flow at Stratford General Hospital
March 23, 2017: Stratford General Hospital is moving the majority of its outpatient clinics to the ground floor of the West Building in hopes of making those services run more smoothly for patients and staff. Source: Beacon Herald ...  
Acute stroke bypass policy’s symptom-onset time window expanded
March 19, 2017: In part of the ongoing effort by the Southwest LHIN to improve the level of care for acute stroke patients by having them bypass local hospitals in favour of designated stroke centres, the health network has expanded the bypass policy’s symptom-onset time window to provide better care for more patients. Source: Beacon Herald ...  
Gifts honouring St. Marys artist a testament to Hospital's value
March 1, 2017: We live in a society in which artists often rely on financial benefactors to be able to pursue their passion and calling. But thanks to a donation in memory of someone who helped spearhead what has been an enhanced profile of artists in St. Marys and area in recent years, healthcare professionals will benefit and more likely be able to pursue their calling in this community well into the future. Source: Journal Argus...  
A model of interprofessionalism
February 2017: Schulich Medicine faculty members working at the HPHA are helping to build a more collaborative health care environment by using two basic skills: speaking and listening. Source: The Pulse...  
Sexual assault report puts new scrutiny on hospital
February 22, 2017: The Unfounded report by the Globe and Mail has got Canadians taking a serious look at how sexual assault is assessed and tackled by law enforcement. Nationwide, an average of 1 in 5 reported sexual assaults are declared unfounded by police- meaning a crime was deemed not to have taken place, and no further follow up is required. Source: Stratford Gazette...  
Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance Recognized For Donor Work
February 16, 2017: The Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance has been recognized for its work on organ donation. Source: Blackburn News ...  
HPHA Offers Families More Input Into Patient Care
February 6, 2017: The Huron-Perth Healthcare Alliance has received funding from the Change Foundation to help families of patients play a bigger role during their stay in hospital. Source: Blackburn News...  
Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance To Update Strategic Plan Again
February 6, 2017: The Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance is in the process of updating its strategic plan. Source: Blackburn News ...  
Quick Response Prevented Further Spread of Norovirus at Hospital in St. Marys
February 3, 2017: The CEO of the Huron-Perth Healthcare Alliance credits staff, patients and their families for responding to and controlling a Norovirus outbreak at St. Marys Memorial Hospital. Source: Blackburn News ...