Gifts in Action

Through its fundraising efforts and the support of its donors, the Health Care Foundation funds state-of-the-art medical equipment and technology, vital research, education and patient comfort items.

The following are just some examples of how your support has allowed us to enhance adult health care in this province in various program areas. 

Mental Health and Addictions
Cardiac Care
  • Revitalization of the cardiac catheterization laboratories and the electrophysiology suite
  • Funded mechanical heart technology
Diagnostic imaging
  • Funded new 3T MRI Machine
  • Purchased new SPECT CT Scanner
Women’s Health
  • Purchased high risk birthing room equipment
  • Purchased C-Trak Galaxy Analyzers 
Rehabilitation and Continuing Care
  • Provided new prosthetics carver
  • Purchased a NuStep Cross Trainer
  • Transforming of 17 traditional operating suites into state-of-the-art Integrated Operating Suites
  • Provided new surgical tools and instrumentation for operating rooms.
Medicine Program
  • Purchase equipment for dialysis units
  • Continued support for diabetes care
Long Term Care
  • Supporting the comfort and well-being of residents at Pleasant View Towers through the Comfort in Care™ Program. 
  • Support Music & Memorya therapeutic program that brings music into the lives of seniors and other long-term care residents through the use of iPods with personalized playlists.

We have also supported equipment, research, education and Comfort in Care items for many other programs and services, such as: 

  • Laboratory Medicine;
  • Critical/Intensive Care;
  • Emergency Services; 
  • Palliative Care; 
  • Paramedicine and Medical Transport
  • Organ Donations; 
  • Ophthalmology and Eye Care; 
  • Hematology;
  • Oncology;
  • Urology; 
  • Healthy aging and long-term care;
  • Pharmacy;
  • Research and education;
  • Ambulatory Care;
  • Stroke Care;
  • and ears, nose and throat care.
Pictured above: revitalized cardiac catheterization lab at HSC. A result of the Give From the Heart campaign.