Kincardine Hospital Auxiliary donates $20,500 to Hospital Foundation

hosp aux donation to hospital

The Kincardine hospital auxiliary has donated $20,000 to the Kincardine and Community Health Care Foundation; from left, are South Bruce Grey Health Centre president and chief executive officer Paul Rosebush, auxiliary treasurer Wilma Manary, director of patient care Kate Kincaid, auxiliary president Ginny Ross, and foundation president Jennifer Cook

By Betty Johnstone

The South Bruce Grey Health Centre – Kincardine hospital auxiliary kicked off the Christmas season by donating $20,500 to the Kincardine and Community Health Care Foundation, Wednesday, Nov. 26, at the Best Western Plus Governor’s Inn. 

The money will be used to purchase the following equipment:

  • Two special monitors for the Emergency Room providing the doctors with a more-detailed and clearer image when reading the digital X-rays, $2,600
  • Monitor (wall-mount and larger screen) for work station in the laboratory, allowing staff to view the status of their work orders (known as turn-around time), $2,038
  • Physiotherapy equipment – amp board, wheelchair cushions and two commodes, $2,594
  • Rack used in food services for delivery and pick-up of food service trays, $1,528

Paul Rosebush, president and chief executive officer of the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, assured the group he plans to work hard to keep a… read more.