Our Stories

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...

Callen Kleij presents Sechelt Hospital Foundation’s Jane Macdonald with a cheque from West Sechelt Elementary School’s spring garage sale.  Handwritten and colourfully designed letters from Callen’s fellow classmates and young philanthropists stated their desire to “help the people who make everybody (or sic) feel better;...

A grateful patient contacted Sechelt Hospital Foundation with a unique question:  “I would like to thank the people who saved my life three years ago when I had a heart attack. What do the nurses of your Emergency Department need?” The answer to that question came...

One year ago, as a passenger in a car, Shirley Nelson’s heart stopped. Thanks to the proximity of Sechelt Hospital’s Emergency Room and her fiancé Tom’s ability to navigate back roads while applying CPR chest compressions, Drs. Hourigan and Wadge successfully re-booted Shirley’s heart. ...