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  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 Scotia. The fourth floor of St. Martha’s Regional Hospital is a special place. The Community Based Cancer Clinic is there. Dr. Ron MacCormick is here

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Palliative Care Unit Announced

  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 new unit will begin in January, 2018.   “This unit will fulfill a need and is supported by the community,” said St Martha’s Regional Hospital

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Steve Smith, CEO, Central Building Supplies and Chair of “The Time is NOW!” fundraising campaign got things started in a big way with the announcement of his personal $1 million donation in support of St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation. Targeting to raise $20 million by 2026, Steve’s extraordinary generosity is a symbol of his belief in the importance of creating and growing a thriving endowment fund here at St. Martha’s. “The Time is Now- It’s

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On September 27th, St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation launched our most ambitious and important Campaign to date with a Press Conference/Kick-Off Event at Clare Marie Gathering Place at the hospital. The Foundation has set a goal of increasing our Endowment Fund to $20 Million by 2026 under a campaign entitled “St. Martha’s and you.  The time is NOW…” The Endowment Fund provides the hospital with its share of the funds required to purchase the essential

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March 2016: Foundation Chair, Joe MacDonald presents St. Martha’s Facility Manager, Andrea Boyd-White with cheque for $50,000.00 for rehabilitation equipment from proceeds from the XFM Hospital Help Day Raffle held in late October. Also pictured, Ken Farrell – General Manager XFM, Sadie Benoit – Executive Director of St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation, Rochelle Heighten – Manager of Physio and Rehabilitation services at St. Martha’s. Thank you to all who supported this event. This would not

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February 2015: Thank you to Scotiabank for your continued support!! Bank manager Jim Burke and employees present Foundation with cheque for $5000.00 towards the XFM Hospital Help Day Raffle.    

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