On behalf of the WNGH we are very pleased to announce that $50,000 was donated from the WNGH Foundation for the purchase of our new IV smart pumps. Essentially, these smart pumps are computerized and a major advancement in safe administration of medication. Our decision to purchase IV smart pumps for the WNGH was based on quality improvement, patient safety and best practices. This is one among many initiatives that will prevent medication errors. These IV pumps will be used in all departments throughout the hospital including oncology, palliative care, acute medicine and of course in our Emergency Room.
The IV smart pumps are quite expensive, as the standards pumps are approximately $3650, and the software for the pumps is an additional $57, 115. Thus far, we have purchased 20 pumps, once they are set up and in circulation, we are looking to purchase another 9 pumps!
With that said, this $50,000 from the Foundation has really kick-started our purchase and will permit us to purchase some additional pumps. The staff and patients will greatly appreciate these new pumps, given that our current pumps are quite outdated. On behalf of the hospital, we are very pleased with the efforts of the WNGH Foundation and the contributions by so many community members that have made this purchase possible.
WNGH Foundation will be hosting the “Run4Health” on Sunday, September 21st, 2014. There will be a 10km run, a 5km run and a hospital mile.
Register now ! Registation Form – 2014
Walk-Run-Roll-a-Thon Poster The WNGH Foundation will be hosting the “First Annual Walk-Run-Roll-a-Thon” on Sunday, September 15th, 2013. There will be a 10km run, a 5km run and a hospital mile.
Register now ! Registation Form – 2013
Join us on July 28th, 2012 at the Laurentide Gold Club for the 23rd annual Moe Mantha Jr. Charity Golf Classic. Tickets are $90 per person and can be purchased in advance by calling the West Nipissing General Hospital Foundation at 705-753-3110 ext. 316. Remember to get your tickets early- this event has sold out weeks in advance in past years! Reserve your golf cart by calling the Golf Club at 705-753-0983.
Registration includes a steak dinner and everyone leaves with a prize thanks to the generous donations of local and corporate sponsors. All proceeds go to the West Nipissing General Hospital Foundation.
Registration begins at 8:00am with a Shotgun at 10:00am.
Join us for a great time for a great cause!
The upcoming WNGH Foundation event “Girls Night In” has officially Sold out! We are extremely pleased with the interest shown by our community (in fact, we are already planning next year’s event!). We are very much looking forward to what will without a doubt be a great night for a great cause.
Special Thanks to everyone who will be attending.
On Feb 25th 2012 we will be hosting a “Girls Night In” at the Comfort Inn. This event starts @ 7 PM and will go until Sunday @ 11 AM. The dress code is PJ’s. There will be many different activities (music, dancing, manicures, hair etc) and all money raised will go to the Colonoscopy equipment at WNGH. The event is almost sold out with only 25 tickets and 6 rooms left. So hurry and get your ticket before they are gone. For tickets call Colette Anderson at 705-753-3110 ext 316. Hope to see you there!!