Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Helen Graham, Rotary Club of Trail member (right) presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, Executive Director KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Rotary Club of Trail donates to mental health care

The Daly Pavilion provides mental health treatment for the Kootenay and Boundary regions.

 

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Hospital worker assaulted at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

The woman, 39, has alleged an assault occured on Jan. 2 just before noon

 

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Music therapy donation to Trail seniors home

The $2,000 donation to Columbia View Lodge comes from the Hamber Foundation

 

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McDonald’s Trail-Castlegar donates to hospital campaign

The Ambulatory Care Campaign at KBRH is now underway.

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Foundation Board Director, Paul Butler (centre, left), accepted this donation from Rotary Club of Rossland representative, Mike Ramsey (left), Rotary Club of Trail President, Bruce Fawcett (centre, right), and Rotary Club of Waneta Sunshine representative, Maddy Harlamovs (right).

Rotarians donate to Kootenay-Boundary respiratory care

Funds will be used to help treat sleep apnea at KBRH

Foundation Board Director, Paul Butler (centre, left), accepted this donation from Rotary Club of Rossland representative, Mike Ramsey (left), Rotary Club of Trail President, Bruce Fawcett (centre, right), and Rotary Club of Waneta Sunshine representative, Maddy Harlamovs (right).
Information isn’t reported on the number of COVID-19 related hospitalizations and ICU patients in individual hospitals. Photo: Trail Times

Hospital in Trail ‘feeling daily demand service pressures’

KBRH provides hospital services to residents of the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Area.

Information isn’t reported on the number of COVID-19 related hospitalizations and ICU patients in individual hospitals. Photo: Trail Times
Interior Health staff is returning to the Waneta Mall in Trail for one day, Dec. 11. Booster shots and the pediatric vaccine for COVID-19 will be administered to those who have booked an appointment ahead of time. Interior Health staff will also be administering booster shots and pediatric vaccines, for those who have booked an appointment, from the Kiro Wellness Centre on several dates in December. Photo: Trail Times

Vaccine clinics open in Trail for boosters, children

Kiro Wellness Centre is hosting several vax days in December, Waneta Plaza hosts clinic on Dec. 11

Interior Health staff is returning to the Waneta Mall in Trail for one day, Dec. 11. Booster shots and the pediatric vaccine for COVID-19 will be administered to those who have booked an appointment ahead of time. Interior Health staff will also be administering booster shots and pediatric vaccines, for those who have booked an appointment, from the Kiro Wellness Centre on several dates in December. Photo: Trail Times
Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) Health Foundation was presented with a donation of $40,240 from the proceeds of a fundraiser called Operation Owatz. This fitness challenge honoured the late Dr. Todd Owatz, a Rossland father, husband and cherished member of the community who advocated for healthy habits with his patients. This donation will support the purchase of a gastroscope for the KBRH Ambulatory Care Department where Dr. Owatz worked as a general surgeon. Sandra Owatz, Dr. Owatz’s wife (left, centre), and Lindy Welsby, Operation Owatz coordinator (right, centre) presented their generous donation from Operation Owatz to Dr. Ron Cameron, General Surgeon at KBRH (left), and Lisa Pasin, Executive director of the KBRH Health Foundation (right). Photo: Submitted

Memorial fundraiser for Kootenay Boundary surgeon raises $40,000+

Dr. Todd Owatz left behind a legacy of care and service to his patients and colleagues.

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) Health Foundation was presented with a donation of $40,240 from the proceeds of a fundraiser called Operation Owatz. This fitness challenge honoured the late Dr. Todd Owatz, a Rossland father, husband and cherished member of the community who advocated for healthy habits with his patients. This donation will support the purchase of a gastroscope for the KBRH Ambulatory Care Department where Dr. Owatz worked as a general surgeon. Sandra Owatz, Dr. Owatz’s wife (left, centre), and Lindy Welsby, Operation Owatz coordinator (right, centre) presented their generous donation from Operation Owatz to Dr. Ron Cameron, General Surgeon at KBRH (left), and Lisa Pasin, Executive director of the KBRH Health Foundation (right). Photo: Submitted
Heather Kennedy, Rossland Health Care Auxiliary vice president (right), presented their donation to the KBRH Health Foundation vice chair, Lindy Welsby. Photo: Submitted

Rossland auxiliary donates $54,000+ to local healthcare facilities

Money for donations is raised through sales in the Rossland Thrift Store

Heather Kennedy, Rossland Health Care Auxiliary vice president (right), presented their donation to the KBRH Health Foundation vice chair, Lindy Welsby. Photo: Submitted
Rebecca Smyth, KBRH Health Foundation Director, accepted this donation from Glenn Hodge, Immediate Past President of The Legion Foundation, BC/ Yukon Command. Photo: Submitted

Legion foundation donates to hospital in Trail

Funding will be invested into ambulatory care

Rebecca Smyth, KBRH Health Foundation Director, accepted this donation from Glenn Hodge, Immediate Past President of The Legion Foundation, BC/ Yukon Command. Photo: Submitted
Teck Trail Operations has donated $50,000 to the KBRH Health Foundation to support the KBRH medical department. This donation will provide a Central Monitoring System to monitor patient’s vital signs remotely and increase the capacity to care for patients while following COVID-19 infection control protocols. Carol Vanelli Worosz, Community Engagement Leader for Teck Trail Operations (left), presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, Executive Director for the KBRH Health Foundation.Photo: Submitted

Teck Trail donates $50,000 to regional hospital

Funding will be used to upgrade patient monitoring on the KBRH medical floor

Teck Trail Operations has donated $50,000 to the KBRH Health Foundation to support the KBRH medical department. This donation will provide a Central Monitoring System to monitor patient’s vital signs remotely and increase the capacity to care for patients while following COVID-19 infection control protocols. Carol Vanelli Worosz, Community Engagement Leader for Teck Trail Operations (left), presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, Executive Director for the KBRH Health Foundation.Photo: Submitted
ATCO Wood Products has donated $35,000 to the KBRH Ambulatory Care Campaign. This donation will support the patient and visitor waiting area in the Ambulatory Care Unit. Scott Weatherford, CEO and Rebecca Weatherford, President of ATCO Wood Products (right and centre) presented this generous donation to Lisa Pasin, executive director, KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Fruitvale family-run business donates $35,000 to hospital campaign

ATCO’s contribution is being directed into the KBRH Health Foundation’s Ambulatory Care Campaign

ATCO Wood Products has donated $35,000 to the KBRH Ambulatory Care Campaign. This donation will support the patient and visitor waiting area in the Ambulatory Care Unit. Scott Weatherford, CEO and Rebecca Weatherford, President of ATCO Wood Products (right and centre) presented this generous donation to Lisa Pasin, executive director, KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
Terry Martin, KBRH health foundation board member (right), accepted this generous donation from Kathleen (left) and Brad Zubrick (centre), McDonald’s Trail and Castlegar owners. Photo: Submitted

McHappy Day in Trail and Castlegar supports regional health care

Generous donation supports medical equipment upgrades for ambulatory care at KBRH.

Terry Martin, KBRH health foundation board member (right), accepted this generous donation from Kathleen (left) and Brad Zubrick (centre), McDonald’s Trail and Castlegar owners. Photo: Submitted
“Patients have been instrumental in the design and implementation of the Primary Care Network, and this has contributed to its early success,” says Dr. Shelina Musaji, local physician and CSC co-chair. Photo: Kraken Images/Unsplash
“Patients have been instrumental in the design and implementation of the Primary Care Network, and this has contributed to its early success,” says Dr. Shelina Musaji, local physician and CSC co-chair. Photo: Kraken Images/Unsplash
KBRH Health Foundation will purchase a new pulmonary function testing system with help from TB Vets. Photo: TB Vets

TB Vets fund new pulmonary equipment for Kootenay Boundary

29 hospitals in B.C. will benefit from TB Vets’ $1.1M grant cycle

KBRH Health Foundation will purchase a new pulmonary function testing system with help from TB Vets. Photo: TB Vets
Richard Schutte, Retriev Vice President Technology, presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, Executive Director for the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Retriev Technologies donates to regional hospital in Trail

Trail company gives to Ambulatory Care Campaign

Richard Schutte, Retriev Vice President Technology, presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, Executive Director for the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
KBRH Pumpkin Carving Judges; Sgt. Mike Micentowich and Rebecca Smyth, with Dr. Susan Babensee, Lead Physician for the Project and Dr. Susan Benzer, Chief of Staff KBRH. Photo: Submitted

Pumpkin Fever: Announcing KBRH pumpkin carving contest winners

Second annual Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Pumpkin Carving Contest got underway last Friday

KBRH Pumpkin Carving Judges; Sgt. Mike Micentowich and Rebecca Smyth, with Dr. Susan Babensee, Lead Physician for the Project and Dr. Susan Benzer, Chief of Staff KBRH. Photo: Submitted
Brandon Bryden, Hil-Tech President, presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, Executive Director for the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Hil-Tech donates to Trail hospital campaign

The KBRH Health Foundation’s Ambulatory Care Campaign is now underway

Brandon Bryden, Hil-Tech President, presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, Executive Director for the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
Rob and Debbie LeRose have firsthand experience in the KBRH oncology unit.

KBRH donation especially meaningful

Debbie was first diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2007 at the age of 49

Rob and Debbie LeRose have firsthand experience in the KBRH oncology unit.
Photo: Trail Times file

Chronic pain clinic at Trail hospital shuts down

For an unknown reason the pain clinic at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital…

Photo: Trail Times file