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Most urgently required equipment 2017/2018

Donate now to fund urgently needed equipment

The VJH Foundation Board works with senior Interior Health (IH) staff in the North Okanagan to understand and identify unfunded critical health care needs such as equipment, projects, programs and IH staff training and education.
Items selected are based on four main criteria:

ItemLocationAmount additional information
Tub replacementGranville Getaway - Parkview Place, Enderby$35,289THANK YOU TO ARMSTRONG SPALLUMCHEEN HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION FOR FUNDING THIS EQUIPMENT
Lift replacements (4)Pleasant Valley Manor - Armstrong$21,060THANK YOU TO ARMSTRONG SPALLUMCHEEN HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION FOR FUNDING THIS EQUIPMENT
Lift replacements (3)Parkview Place - Enderby$15,795THANK YOU TO ARMSTRONG SPALLUMCHEEN HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION FOR FUNDING THIS EQUIPMENT
High definition Camera Heads & Control UnitsVJH Surgical$278,000THANK YOU TO 2016 LIGHT A BULB DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS EQUIPMENT
Vital Signs MonitorLions' Vision Centre - Armstrong$18,000
NeoBlue Radiometers (3)Women's & Children's Health Services at VJH$23,457THANK YOU TO SUN FM RADIOTHON FOR FUNDING THIS EQUIPMENT
C02 Modules for MP50 Monitors (3)Women's & Children's Health Services at VJH$12,521.52THANK YOU TO SUN FM RADIOTHON FOR FUNDING THIS EQUIPMENT
Grab & Go Cardiac Transfer Kit with Defibrillator & Temporary PacemakerVJH$40,454 THANK YOU TO JCI VERNON (HOSPITAL GALA) FOR RAISING $26,800 TOWARDS THIS PROJECT
ECG & Trolley (2)VJH Emergency Department$35,904THANK YOU TO SUBWAY VERNON & RBC FOUNDATION FOR FUNDING THIS EQUIPMENT
TreadmillCardiopulmonary Dept - VJH$45,000
Bladder ScannerEmergency Department - VJH$19,280.29
Gamma Probe System & upgrade*Surgical services - VJH$88,575THANK YOU TO WINE WOMEN & WOODS TEE OFF FOR THE CURE GOLF TOURNAMENT & FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES FOR FUNDING THIS EQUIPMENT
BIPAP*Cardiopulmonary Dept.$23,727
Cardiac Telemetry*Emergency Department - VJH$17,161
Argon Laser*Lions Vision Centre - Armstrong$122,000
LUCAS Chest Compression SystemEmergency Department - VJH $17,037THANK YOU TO THE VERNON DOCTORS' HOCKEY TOURNAMENT 2016
Dining Room UpgradePleasant Valley Manor - Armstrong$10,000THANK YOU TO VJH FOUNDATION DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
Ultrasound ProbeDiagnostic Imaging - VJH$12,264THANK YOU TO VJH FOUNDATION DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT

*funds raised for these items will be spent in the following year

Gamma Probe System to Treat Breast Cancer

Thank you to our donors for funding the following needs in 2016/2017

ItemLocationAmountadditional information
Tub Lift, Alenti HygienePleasant Valley Manor – Armstrong$21,031THANK YOU TO ARMSTRONG SPALLUMCHEEN HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION FOR FUNDING THIS EQUIPMENT
2 Sit to Stand liftPleasant Valley Manor – Armstrong$14,236 totalTHANK YOU TO ARMSTRONG SPALLUMCHEEN HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION FOR FUNDING THIS EQUIPMENT
1 Sit to Stand liftParkview Place – Enderby$7,118THANK YOU TO ARMSTRONG SPALLUMCHEEN HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION FOR FUNDING THIS EQUIPMENT
10 Vital Sign MonitorsNursing  – VJH$79,360 totalTHANK YOU TO VJH FOUNDATION DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
1 TheravestRespiratory Therapy – VJH$16,300THANK YOU TO TB VETS FOR FUNDING THIS EQUIPMENT
1 Flexible Ureteroscope used by urologistsOperating Room – VJH$22,700THANK YOU TO DO IT FOR DAD RUN/WALK DONORS AND SPONSORS FOR FUNDING THIS EQUIPMENT
1 Laryngoscope used for difficult intubationOperating Room – VJH$24,000THANK YOU TO VJH FOUNDATION DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
1 Broken Screw Removal KitOperating Room – VJH$6,150THANK YOU TO VJH FOUNDATION DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
1 Ultrasound UnitMammography – VJH$105,000 *reduced to $99,000THANK YOU TO WINE WOMEN & WOODS GOLF TOURNAMENT & PROSPERA VERNON DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
1 Ultrasound StretcherMammography – VJH$14,000THANK YOU TO WINE WOMEN & WOODS GOLF TOURNAMENT & PROSPERA VERNON DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
3 LED Exam LightsWomen’s & Children’s – VJH$46,800 totalTHANK YOU TO VJH FOUNDATION DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
Physiological & Central MonitorsWomen’s & Children’s – VJH$92,751THANK YOU TO SUN FM RADIOTHON FOR RAISING $62,000 TOWARDS THIS PROJECT – REMAINDER REQUIRED – $30,751
2 Voyager Portable Overhead LiftsPalliative Care$8,295 totalTHANK YOU TO ARMSTRONG SPALLUMCHEEN HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION FOR FUNDING THIS EQUIPMENT
4 Wheelchairs & BicyclesCommunity Rehab$11,000 totalTHANK YOU TO VJH FOUNDATION DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
3 Hospital BedsVernon Short Stay Unit$12,075 totalTHANK YOU TO VJH FOUNDATION DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
TOTAL$480,816

The Vest System for Respiratory Patients – $16,300

Thank you to our donors for funding the following needs in 2015/2016

ItemLocationAmountadditional information
2 Phacoemulsifier Handpieces used in Cataract SurgeriesLion Vision Centre – Armstrong$10,380THANK YOU TO VJH FOUNDATION DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
1 Birthing BedWomen’s & Children Health Services$23,455 THANK YOU TO SUN FM RADIOTHON FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
1 Blanket Warming UnitWomen’s & Children Health Services$7,954.81 THANK YOU TO SUN FM RADIOTHON FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
1 Broselow Crash Cart with DefibrillatorWomen’s & Children Health Services$18,906 THANK YOU TO SUN FM RADIOTHON FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
1 Deko Sanitizing System this piece of equipment  sanitizes and sterilizes medical equipmentPleasant Valley Manor$20,129THANK YOU TO VJH FOUNDATION DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
1 Glidescope Used for tracheal intubationEmergency Department VJH$14,603 THANK YOU TO VJH FOUNDATION DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
1 Airway Mobilescope a portable flexible endoscope with airway viewing and recording capabilitiesEmergency Department VJH$14,863THANK YOU TO VJH FOUNDATION DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
Diagnostic Middle Ear AnalyzerVernon Community Health Services$11,700 THANK YOU TO VJH FOUNDATION DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT

Thank you to our donors for funding the following needs in 2014/15

ItemLocationAmountadditional information
2 ResectoscopesOperating Room$50,390THANK YOU TO DONORS AND SUPPORTERS OF THE ANNUAL VJHF DO IT FOR DAD WALK/RUN FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
1 Ultrasound UnitDigital Mammography$117,600THANK YOU TO WINE WOMEN & WOODS GOLF TOURNAMENT FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
1 Ultrasound patient care bedDigital Mammography$14,560THANK YOU TO WINE WOMEN & WOODS GOLF TOURNAMENT FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
2 Fume HoodsVJH Pharmacy$25,360THANK YOU TO VJH FOUNDATION DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
Biological Safety CabinetVJH Pharmacy$14,186THANK YOU TO VJH FOUNDATION DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
3 PassthroughsVJH Pharmacy$16,593THANK YOU TO VJH FOUNDATION DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
1 Callisto EyeLion Vision Centre – Armstrong$94,226THANK YOU TO ANONYMOUS VJH FOUNDATION DONOR FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
Passthrough FridgeVJH Pharmacy$12,067THANK YOU TO VJH FOUNDATION DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
Chemo FridgeVJH Pharmacy$7,801THANK YOU TO VJH FOUNDATION DONORS FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
ECG CardiographEnderby – Lab$16,500THANK YOU TO ARMSTRONG/SPALLUMCHEEN HEALTHCARE AUXILIARY FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
Upgrade to x-ray system processes Armstrong Community Health $16,100THANK YOU TO ARMSTRONG/SPALLUMCHEEN HEALTHCARE AUXILIARY FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
Bladder ScannerPleasant Valley Manor $19,300THANK YOU TO ARMSTRONG/SPALLUMCHEEN HEALTHCARE AUXILIARY FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
 2 Vein FindersWomen’s & Children’s Health Services  and Emergency Department $11,000THANK YOU TO SUN FM RADIOTHON FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
 IncubatorWomen’s & Children’s Health Services $42,300THANK YOU TO SUN FM RADIOTHON FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
1 Pediatric GlidescopeWomen’s & Children Health Services$31,719THANK YOU TO SUN FM RADIOTHON FOR FUNDING THIS PROJECT
 UreteroscopeSurgical Services $75,124THANK YOU TO DO IT FOR DAD RUN/WALK SUPPORTERS FOR HELPING FUND THE NEEDED 50% OF THIS PROJECT