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CCH Wants to see red at Hospital Sponsored Blood Drive

CCH Wants to see red at Hospital Sponsored Blood Drive

Cornwall Ontario – Every minute of every day, someone in Canada needs blood. The body’s liquid life source that carries nutrients and oxygen to the tissues is the most sought after donation in the world and Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) is doing its part to make sure enough is available in your time of need. […]

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OPG Donates $10,000 to the Community Addiction and Mental Health Centre

OPG Donates $10,000 to the Community Addiction and Mental Health Centre

Cornwall Ontario – The Cornwall Community Hospital Foundation extends warm thanks to Ontario Power Generation for an incredibly generous donation of $10,000 to our new Community Addiction and Mental Health Centre, just in time for the holidays. CCHF Foundation is grateful for OPG’s support to help keep our community healthy. Pictured from left to right […]

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Cornwall Community Hospital investing in Patient Care

Cornwall Community Hospital investing in Patient Care

Cornwall Ontario – Cornwall Community Hospital today announces the launch of its sophisticated electronic health record (EHR), a system which assists healthcare providers to increase patient care and patient safety. Leaving behind traditional paper-based medical records, the centralized, electronic system works in real-time to provide patient medical information such as patient data and lab and […]

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Local Surgeon’s Abstract Published in Canadian Journal of Surgery

Local Surgeon’s Abstract Published in Canadian Journal of Surgery

Cornwall Ontario –  Dr. Wasseem Moussa, a general surgeon, immigrated from Egypt in 1989 and came to Cornwall in 2000. Recently, Dr. Moussa had an abstract published in the Canadian Journal of Surgery about research he did here at Cornwall Hospital. Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) is a set of perioperative protocols that expedites recovery […]

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Progress in Patient Safety at Cornwall Community Hospital

Progress in Patient Safety at Cornwall Community Hospital

Cornwall Ontario – The Cornwall Community Hospital is focused on patient safety. More than one-third of seniors experience falls, which can have a devastating physical and psychological impact, resulting in disability, chronic pain, loss of independence, reduced quality of life, and even death. Falls are the leading cause of injury for seniors and also contribute to […]

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First patient rings Chemo Bell of hope at Cornwall Community Hospital

First patient rings Chemo Bell of hope at Cornwall Community Hospital

Cornwall Ontario – A sound that has never been heard before at the Cornwall Community Hospital was heard for the first time last Friday, July 15, when Lillian Coleman was the first to ring the chemo bell in newly renovated Chemotherapy Unit. The chemo bell is rung at the end of a patient’s chemotherapy treatment […]

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Community’s Magnet Attracts Over 750 Patients at Cornwall Community Hospital

Community’s Magnet Attracts Over 750 Patients at Cornwall Community Hospital

Cornwall Ontario — A picture’s worth a thousand words. The MRI Suite in The Rose and David Bloomfield Diagnostic Centre of Excellence at Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) has been working non-stop ever since it became operational in April. Inside its protective copper-lined chamber rests the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine which continues to be the source […]

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Cornwall Community Hospital Offers Relief for Pediatric Dental Patients

Cornwall Community Hospital Offers Relief for Pediatric Dental Patients

Cornwall Ontario — Thanks to an ongoing program at Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH), children and youth in Cornwall and the surrounding area have short wait times and better access to hospital-based dental surgery. Children and youth who reside under the jurisdiction of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, and young clients from Cornwall and surrounding area, have […]

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Total Joint Assessment Clinic – Cornwall Community Hospital

Total Joint Assessment Clinic – Cornwall Community Hospital

Cornwall Ontario — Arthritic hip and knee pain is very common among older adults and must be managed appropriately. This sentiment is echoed in the basement office of Madeleine MacDonell, Physiotherapist, at the Cornwall Community Hospital. MacDonell is the assessor for the Total Joint Assessment Clinic (TJAC) of the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), […]

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Seeker Snapshots: New additions to the Cornwall Community Hospital

Seeker Snapshots: New additions to the Cornwall Community Hospital

              Thank you photographer Claude Bissonnette for these photo submissions of the new additions made to the Cornwall Community Hospital. Claude Bissonnette runs a local photography group called Through the Lens. Each week a different local photographer is featured in The Seeker newspaper in partnership with the local photo […]