Achievements

CONTINUOUS HEMODIALYSIS MACHINE

Purchase of a hemodialysis machine for the Hôpital de Hull intensive care unit

 

Foundation’s investment: $41,000

FIT-UP AND REDEVELOPMENT, MAISON DE NAISSANCE DE L’OUTAOUAIS

Refitting of Maison de Naissance de l’Outaouais (Outaouais Birth Centre) interior spaces, and purchase of medical and non-medical equipment, to facilitate the provision of delivery room services.

 

Foundation’s investment: $50,000

ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY VIDEO SYSTEM

Purchase of an additional endoscopic surgery video system for the Hôpital de Gatineau operating room, to reduce surgical waiting times by opening and maintaining a second operating line.

 

Foundation’s investment: $60,000

ELECTRIC BEDS IN RESIDENCE CENTRES

To improve the comfort of residents and facilitate the work of staff, we are undertaking a project to replace manual beds with new electric ones. The contribution will make it possible to buy 20 new nursing home beds.

 

Foundation’s investment: $70,000

TROUBLESHOOTING AND CLIENT SUPPORT PROGRAM

This is a client assistance fund which, among other things, provides temporary support to help people and families in difficulty obtain and continue treatment or psychosocial support. The fund may be used for transportation, health and social services, specialized caretaking or respite, housecleaning, the purchase of medications, etc.

 

Foundation’s investment: $70,000

PURCHASE OF A BUS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF RESIDENTS

“CSSS de Gatineau” offers a transport service for residential and day centre clients, for which we have two buses (built in 2003 and 2006, respectively). The funding will be used to replace one of the buses.

 

Foundation’s investment: $84,500

MENTAL HEALTH PROJECTS

Following the integration of Hôpital Pierre-Janet, a fund was allocated for future adult and child mental health projects.

 
Foundation’s investment: $140,000

AUTOMATED HEMATOLOGY MICROSCOPE SYSTEM

Automated microscopy system for our Hull and Gatineau hospital hematology laboratories, to address microscopy problems in working with peripheral blood smears. The system will help shorten treatment times, especially for differentials requiring the intervention of a doctor or the hematology department. This will be made possible through remote, real time collaboration between technologists and hematologists.

Foundation’s investment: $170,000

PHARMACY RENOVATION

Physical remodelling and refit of the Hôpital de Hull pharmacy, to be completed in 2014. The renovation will make it possible to:

  • establish a centralized admixture (CIVA) service;
  • return biologic drug preparation to the central pharmacy;
  • meet the new standards;
  • transform the site into something more functional and upgradable.

Foundation’s investment: $300,000

RESPIROLOGY CLINIC PROJECT

In development and implementation, the funds raised will be used to build a space that includes:

  • Respiratory physiology and examination rooms
  • A sterilizing, disinfection and recovery room, and a bronchoscopy room
  • An endoscopic ultrasound machine and a cardio-pulmonary stress-tester
  • The creation of a dedicated respirology fund

Foundation’s total investment: $800,000

ORTHOPEDIC CLINIC PROJECT

Major project to:

  • improve operations and fit out the clinic to keep up with higher volume;
  • establish an orthopedic research centre in the Hôpital de Hull clinic;
  • purchase six motors ($25,000 each) for knee replacement surgery.

Foundation’s total investment: $2,000,000

News

Le gouvernement du Québec inaugure les nouveaux locaux de la Maison de naissance de l’Outaouais

Read more

What to watch

Au cœur de l’Outaouais

September 16, 2017

Details

Newsletter

Keep up with the latest news on the Gatineau Health Foundation, by subscribing to our newsletter!

I subscribe