Tag Archives: East Kootenay Regional Hospital

Par 3 Charity Golf Tourney has amazing prizes

With a brand new car for a hole-in-one prize on every hole this is one golf tournament you will not want to miss! Boston Pizza Cranbrook and Northstar Motors Ltd. have joined forces for the third annual Par 3 Charity … > Read More

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Hats On – Thanks to Telus Community Ambassadors

Normally when we celebrate something exciting we say “Hats Off to ___” but in this case it’s “Hats On – thanks to the Telus Community Ambassadors.” When East Kootenay Foundation for Health received a request for more chemotherapy hats and … > Read More

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Intensive Care Unit beds don’t come cheaply

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Ever wonder why healthcare takes up more than 40 per cent of the B.C. budget? Well, we have a good example right here in Cranbrook. In fact, you need to go no further than the East … > Read More

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EKRH lab is a temporary measure

Letter to the Editor In light of some recent questions, I wanted to clarify the status of Interior Health outpatient (drop-in) laboratory services in Cranbrook. When Interior Health was informed that our lease at the Green Clinic would be terminated … > Read More

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Life’s brighter under the sun

Although Michael Christianson, CLU CH FC of Sun Life Financial left his position as a member of the board with East Kootenay Foundation for Health last year, his commitment to supporting health care has stayed steadfast. Last week Michael presented … > Read More

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EKRH ICU redevelopment going well

Interior Health is pleased to inform the community that work on the East Kootenay Regional Hospital intensive care unit redevelopment and electrical upgrade is going well. The majority of excavation for the hospital addition is now complete. Work on the … > Read More

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Jewett remains president of College of Physicians and Surgeons

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia has announced its 2014 elected officers and Executive Committee, effective July 1, and a Cranbrook resident will continue as president of the board. Lawrence Jewett, MD, FRCSC has accepted his second … > Read More

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KHCA and EKFH unite for ER BiPap

Maybe you found that amazing dress still with a tag on it, or those men’s sandals that your guy must have, or how about that kitchen gadget you know you don’t need but you buy it anyhow. Ever wonder what … > Read More

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Fairmont Lions show support for regional health care

Lions Clubs plan and participate in a wide variety of service projects that meet the goal of Lions Clubs international as well as the needs of their local community. For the Fairmont Lions Club they take that dedication one step … > Read More

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RMD celebrates arrival of Starlite Campaign equipment

Rocky Mountain Diesel & Autobody’s Chris Thom couldn’t have been any happier when he stopped by the East Kootenay Regional Hospital physiotherapy department to welcome the arrival of a very special piece of equipment. Chris and his family have been … > Read More

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