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Chair Report: June 2020

Like many organizations in our community, the Woodstock Hospital Foundation has had to adjust because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). To uphold public health measures, the Foundation decided the Dairy Capital Run would be a virtual run this year. This meant that...

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The Power of Light: An Ultraviolet Light Disinfection System

There are so many factors in a hospital that go into keeping patients, staff, visitors, and volunteers safe. At Woodstock Hospital we have a dedicated Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) department whose role is to identify and reduce the risk of hospital acquired...

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CanadaHelps COVID-19 Cause Fund

The Woodstock Hospital Foundation would like to thank donors for their contributions to the CanadaHelps COVID-19 Cause Funds. We would also like to recognize the Gore Mutual Foundation for collaborating with CanadaHelps to match up to $2 million in donations...

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Investing in Patient Care and Comfort

For patients, hospitals can be a place of great unrest. There are beeping monitors, the general hustle and bustle of staff, coupled with the overall anxiety of needing hospital care or treatment...

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Kevin & Rhona Booth: A Family with a History of Donating

Kevin and Rhona Booth have made a generous donation to the Woodstock Hospital Foundation, to have a patient room named in memory of the late Walter Booth. “My dad grew a successful business here in Woodstock. He was grounded in the community and gave back to a variety...

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Baby Joy on our Maternal Child Unit

They say it takes a village to raise a child, but what about the team needed to deliver that child? For Allison Gordon, the team of nurses and doctors that delivered her baby girl, Fiona, in December 2019, made all the difference to her experience at Woodstock Hospital...

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New Surgical Tables Make an Impact

The Outpatient Clinic at Woodstock Hospital is a busy place. They provide a number of essential services to our community including: orthopedic, urology, general medical/surgical, ophthalmology, gynecology, pain control and transfusions...

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New Equipment Makes a Difference

The Foundation’s 2019 Spring Direct Mail raised money for a portable ultrasound for our Dialysis Department. Before, staff had to borrow a machine from another department, which worked, but wasn’t...

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We Care Campaign Has a Successful Year

‘Let’s make a difference together’ was the slogan for this year’s We Care Campaign, Woodstock Hospital’s own staff giving campaign, designed to encourage WH staff members to give a minimum of $5 off each pay...

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The Giving Project: Small Acts of Kindness

The holidays are all about giving back, but for one group in Woodstock, they give back year round. The Giving Project was started in 2018 by a group of friends who wanted to support people going through chemotherapy at Woodstock Hospital...

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