Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

LeRoi Community Foundation President, Scott Daniels presented a $12,000 donation to the KBRH Health Foundation.#ECSFund	Photo: Submitted

Foundation donates $12,000 to Kootenay Boundary COVID relief

KBRH Health Foundation received $12,000 towards its COVID-19 Greatest Need Fund #ECSFund

 

Patsy Lesiuk died at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on March 11. She became infected with COVID-19 at Kelowna General Hospital in February. Photo: Courtesy the Lesiuk family

Trail family seeks answers after losing mother to COVID-19 infection

Patsy Lesiuk contracted the novel coronavirus at Kelowna General Hospital in February

 

SMS Italo Canadese has donated $50,000 to the ICU/HART Project at KBRH. Campaign funds will upgrade mandatory medical equipment to advance care for critically ill and injured patients. SMS Italo Canadese members Lina Horan (left) and Toni Driutti presented this generous donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Italo Canadese sell Trail hall; make big donations to local charities

SMS Italo Canadese officially registered as a fraternal mutual benefit society on March 26, 1934

 

Jolene Bruce, Registered Nurse ICU and Greg Rollins, PPL Respiratory Services, were on hand at KBRH to accept the CMA Foundation donation and display the new ventilator and one of the new IV pumps purchased with the grant. Photo: Submitted

Foundation donates $81,140 to hospital in Trail

The money was used to purchase vital new medical equipment

Jolene Bruce, Registered Nurse ICU and Greg Rollins, PPL Respiratory Services, were on hand at KBRH to accept the CMA Foundation donation and display the new ventilator and one of the new IV pumps purchased with the grant. Photo: Submitted
Construction for a new pharmacy and ambulatory care unit is underway on the second floor of the newly completed KBRH wing. Photo: Howard Regnier

Work begins on next phase of Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital redevelopment

This next phase of work is on target to finish up in 2023

Construction for a new pharmacy and ambulatory care unit is underway on the second floor of the newly completed KBRH wing. Photo: Howard Regnier
CIBC Trail representatives Alison Varga, Banking Centre Leader (left) and Dallas Wydja, Customer Service Representative, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

CIBC Trail donates $10,000 to regional hospital

Funding will help purchase new diagnostic imaging equipment

CIBC Trail representatives Alison Varga, Banking Centre Leader (left) and Dallas Wydja, Customer Service Representative, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
The Trail Hospital Auxiliary has donated $5,000 to the ICU/HART Project. Allana Ferro, president Trail Hospital Auxiliary, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Trail Hospital Auxiliary donates $5,000 to aid the most critically ill

Money will go to buy new equipment for the KBRH ICU and HART

The Trail Hospital Auxiliary has donated $5,000 to the ICU/HART Project. Allana Ferro, president Trail Hospital Auxiliary, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
Walmart Trail representatives, Nicole, Charity Team Lead (left) and Ryan, Store Manager (right) presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Trail Walmart donates to regional hospital

Donation made to KBRH Health Foundation

Walmart Trail representatives, Nicole, Charity Team Lead (left) and Ryan, Store Manager (right) presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
“These nurses personify my idea of a frontline hero,” says IH’s Crystal White. Photo: Jude Beck on Unsplash

Trail ICU nurse travels north to help overwhelmed hospital staff

The University Hospital of Northern B.C. was dealing with challenging staffing issues in December

  • Feb 2, 2021
“These nurses personify my idea of a frontline hero,” says IH’s Crystal White. Photo: Jude Beck on Unsplash
Long-term care staff and physicians from the priority group received their first dose of Moderna vaccine on Friday, Jan. 15, including Dr. Corrine Knox. Photo: Submitted

Moderna vaccine arrives in Trail

Vaccine rollout began in West Kootenay with long term care residents and staff the first recipients

Long-term care staff and physicians from the priority group received their first dose of Moderna vaccine on Friday, Jan. 15, including Dr. Corrine Knox. Photo: Submitted
Construction for a new pharmacy and ambulatory care wing is underway at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital as the regional centre readies to open a Chronic Pain Clinic, thanks to fundraising efforts from the KBRH Health Foundation and anesthesiologist and pain specialist Dr. Kollipara. Photo: Jim Bailey

$38M building contract awarded for Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Construction of the new ambulatory care and pharmacy departments is expected to finish in 2023

Construction for a new pharmacy and ambulatory care wing is underway at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital as the regional centre readies to open a Chronic Pain Clinic, thanks to fundraising efforts from the KBRH Health Foundation and anesthesiologist and pain specialist Dr. Kollipara. Photo: Jim Bailey
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Community helps Light-Up Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Donations were made during Dec. 4 pledge day

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Kootenay Boundary Light-Up the Hospitals! goes virtual

Focus of Light-Up is the Chronic Pain Service Project at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

  • Dec 8, 2020
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Interior Health leaders address report on racism in health care

Letter from Susan Brown and Dr. Doug Cochrane

  • Dec 3, 2020
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Kyle Boutin, Director Trail Fire Fighters Charitable Society presented a $2,500 donation to Lisa Pasin, Director of Development KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Trail firefighters donate to chronic pain clinic

Trail Firefighters Charitable Society has donated well over $110,000 to causes in the past decade

Kyle Boutin, Director Trail Fire Fighters Charitable Society presented a $2,500 donation to Lisa Pasin, Director of Development KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
In recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Fruitvale resident Jack LaRocque wants people to know that anyone can be affected by lung cancer, even non-smokers. Photo: Jim Bailey

Kootenay man shares experience, non-smokers get lung cancer too

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

In recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Fruitvale resident Jack LaRocque wants people to know that anyone can be affected by lung cancer, even non-smokers. Photo: Jim Bailey
Sandy Thor-Larsen, CEO Kootenay Insurance (right) presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, Director of Development KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Insurance donates to pain clinic

Dr. Sri Kollipara, Anasethesiologist and Pain Management specialist heads the new KBRH service

Sandy Thor-Larsen, CEO Kootenay Insurance (right) presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, Director of Development KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
The Kootenay Boundary Physician Association is sponsoring a pumpkin carving contest at KBRH. Photo: Submitted

‘Carve your hearts out’ at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Pumpkin carvings by KBRH staff will be on display Thursday and Friday in the hospital lobby

The Kootenay Boundary Physician Association is sponsoring a pumpkin carving contest at KBRH. Photo: Submitted
L-R: Millicent Saundry and Rita Holmes presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, Director of Development KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Rossland Auxiliary donates to senior care

Funds will be used for seniors living in Poplar Ridge Pavilion

  • Oct 23, 2020
L-R: Millicent Saundry and Rita Holmes presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, Director of Development KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
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LeRoi foundation donates to Kootenay Boundary COVID relief

The community foundation gave $19,370 for the cause

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