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As you gather together with friends and family this holiday season and celebrate the magic of Christmas, please consider giving a gift that will not only stay within your community, but benefit those living in it. The Foundation is reaching out to our friends, families, past donors and new supporters […]

SMRH Foundation Christmas Appeal


The Board of the St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah MacDonald to the position of Executive Director of the St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation. Sarah will begin her new role on October 25, 2018. Prior to this role, Sarah was located at St. […]

SMRH Foundation New Executive Director






A new palliative care unit at St Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish was officially opened today. The renovation, which began in January, 2018, created a six-bed palliative care unit. Click here to read the full press release See video here:

New palliative care unit opens




  We are fortunate to have a collaborative oncology, palliative care team at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital. Working together, they have recognized an issue, did a study that corrected the issue, and are developing the study into a research project that may change communication strategies in cancer care throughout Nova […]

Oncology News




  CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON A NEW PALLIATIVE CARE UNIT AT ST MARTHA’S REGIONAL HOSPITAL   Nova Scotia Health Authority has approved the establishment of a new palliative care inpatient unit at St Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish. Tate Construction has been awarded the contract and renovations to create the […]

Palliative Care Unit Announced