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Thanks to a gift from a donor’s will, the Sechelt Hospital Foundation quickly approved a request for funding to replace an aging ultrasound machine in Sechelt Hospital’s Medical Imaging Department.  As specified by the estate’s executor, the donor wished to have the funds go to...

Artists on the Sunshine Coast have stepped up once again to collaborate with the Sechelt Hospital Foundation on one of its major fundraising efforts, Art of Healing. “We put out the call [last winter] to several artists,” foundation executive director Jane Macdonald told Coast Reporter. “And...

Jane McOuat Farrer, together with her personal doctor, Dr. Joerg Jaschinski, and her friend, Dr. Ron Mundy, honoured her late husband’s memory at a moving, safely distanced meeting, at the Sechelt Hospital Foundation offices. Jane donated a significant gift to be dedicated to supporting “what the...

The Sechelt Hospital Foundation continues to receive generous support for local health care resources, the most recent coming from Jason Wubs, CEO of Westland Insurance and Jeff Wubs, Founder. The two shared their family’s and organization’s commitment to supporting health care in the communities where...

Presented by Sechelt Hospital Foundation supporters, Kate & Dave Barratt “ The pandemic has presented many challenges but it’s nice to know that with vaccines becoming available, we should soon be back to more normal lives with friends and family. When your turn comes, as a gesture...

[caption id="attachment_2708" align="alignright" width="412"] Hendri Eksteen and Marius Welgemoed[/caption] We are two psychiatrists passionate about mental health. After identifying various factors adversely affecting mental health in our small community, we decided more had to be done to support individuals and families in need. We have grown into...

Physicians at Sechelt Hospital work to take care of a steady stream of community members, and they need a place to decompress, to converse, to connect and to catch a deep breath. [caption id="attachment_2670" align="alignright" width="284"] Medical Staff Association leaders, Dr. Karen Forgie and Dr. Brian...

There’s a new structure visible at Sechelt Hospital, and staff are calling it the Zen Den. Physical distancing during COVID has been a particular challenge for health care staff at Sechelt Hospital who do not leave the hospital grounds when outfitted in hospital scrubs and personal...