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LUCAS Chest Compression System at VJH Emergency Department
Aug

10

2017

LUCAS Chest Compression System at VJH Emergency Department

Drs. Susan Wiseman and Lisa Heidt, along with Leanne Donaldson and Brenda Robson test the new LUCAS Chest Compression System at VJH.   The LUCAS Chest Compression System has arrived at the VJH Emergency Department. The Vernon Doctors Hockey Tournament, founded by Dr. William Cawkell, raised $75,000 for VJH Foundation to support the purchase of the system, as well as surgical services. The LUCAS system…

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VJH Staff Win Community Leader Award
Jun

8

2017

VJH Staff Win Community Leader Award

Congratulations to the VJH Emergency Dept. for receiving the Emergency Service Award this week at the 2017 Vernon Morning Star Community Leader Awards! Dr. Mike Concannon and Manager Leslie Murphy received the award on behalf of the ED team. Rev. Grace Wulff (left) was a finalist in the Above & Beyond Category. Thirty-one residents were recognized for their special contributions to the North Okanagan. Congratulations…

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SilverStar Mountain Resort’s Emergency Services Day Raises $13,000 for VJH Foundation
Feb

1

2017

SilverStar Mountain Resort’s Emergency Services Day Raises $13,000 for VJH Foundation

SilverStar Mountain Resort’s 2nd Annual Emergency Services Day fundraiser for Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation was a tremendous success, raising $13,000 for the hospital’s Emergency Department on Saturday, January 21. “Last year, there were more than 44,000 emergency room visits at VJH,” said Sue Beaudry, VJH Foundation Director of Development. “The dedication from SilverStar Mountain Resort and the Emergency Service groups who took part in this…

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SilverStar Emergency Services Day to Feature Rescue Skills in Action
Jan

19

2017

SilverStar Emergency Services Day to Feature Rescue Skills in Action

Nine of the Vernon region’s most skilled Emergency Services teams will present thrilling demonstrations and showcases at SilverStar Mountain Resort’s Emergency Services Day, benefitting Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation, on Saturday, January 21. The all-day event honours first responders and everyone who steps up to help people in crisis situations. From a heli-winch rescue to avalanche search techniques, Emergency Services Day features first-hand the skills and…

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SilverStar Giving a Lift to Emergency Department at VJH
Jan

6

2017

SilverStar Giving a Lift to Emergency Department at VJH

SilverStar Mountain’s Annual Emergency Services Day will take place Saturday, January 21, 2017 in support of VJH Foundation. SilverStar will donate $20 from every lift ticket sold that day to raise funds for the VJH Emergency Department. Last year’s event was a tremendous success, raising $15,000 for equipment in the Emergency Department.  SilverStar has been an avid supporter of VJH Foundation raising more than $53,000…

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VJH Foundation Funds New Ultrasound for VJH Emergency Department
Nov

6

2015

VJH Foundation Funds New Ultrasound for VJH Emergency Department

Thanks to generous donors, the Emergency Department at Vernon Jubilee Hospital received a $36,000 ultrasound machine. The new machine, purchased by VJH Foundation, features enhanced quality of images for better diagnosis, ease of use for hospital staff, and mobility to move the machine to patients. Last year there were more than 40,000 visits to the Emergency Department at VJH.


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