Thanks to the vision and dedication of a local physician, North Okanagan residents will receive major enhancements to their health care. The Vernon Doctors Hockey Tournament, founded by Dr. William Cawkell, has donated $75,000 to Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation to support Surgical Services and the purchase of a LUCAS Chest Compression System at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. “Our heartfelt thanks and appreciation goes out to Dr….
Wine Women & Woods is raising funds for a Gamma Probe System which is part of the diagnostic and treatment arsenal available to Oncologists and Surgeons at VJH. The device is used during breast cancer surgery to detect a previously injected radioactive tracer which is more likely to be absorbed into cancerous cells than healthy tissue. The Gamma Probe will be used annually in about 100…