A strong hospital is the cornerstone of a strong community.
More than 20 years ago, we set out on a journey to build a world-class facility to serve the people of west Northumberland. Together, we helped this grow from the spark of an idea, to a detailed plan, to that first shovel in the ground, to the exciting moment when Northumberland Hills Hospital (NHH) opened in 2003.
Our community is not the same as it was in 2003. The demand for our hospital’s services is changing and growing as our population continues to increase and age. Now is the time for us to act, to prepare to meet our future head on by joining together to support our Exceptional Community, Exceptional Care campaign. With your help, we will raise $25 million to fund crucial redevelopment, essential new programs, and life–saving technology at NHH.
Together, we will undertake the largest campaign in the history of Northumberland County. Through our Exceptional Community, Exceptional Care campaign, we will raise $25 million to: Prepare for Growth; Invest in Our Hospital’s Future; and ensure our community has access to Faster, Smarter, Connected Care.With your support we will invest in...
Replacing our current Computed Tomography (CT) scanner (installed in 2009) will bring benefits of the latest technology to our community. Benefits include: improved image quality; better visualization, which supports faster and more accurate diagnoses; and a reduction in the level of radiation exposure for patients.Together, we will also fund...
Today’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners feature larger bores (openings) and allow for scans to be conducted faster. By replacing our current MRI (installed in 2007) with the latest technology, we will help support a reduction in wait times, shorter scan times, and increased patient comfort.Your support will also help us...
The creation of a 6–bed Integrated Stroke Unit will help to minimize the time between a patient experiencing a stroke and beginning rehab – something that has been shown to result in better patient outcomes. Together, we will bring this care close to home for stroke patients in one location, reducing the need to transfer between units for care, and ensuring patients are surrounded by those with expertise specific to their needs.With your help, we will also...
Building and equipping a 4th operating room will increase our local and regional surgical capacity, allow for some decrease in surgical wait times, help to attract and retain a talented team, and create the opportunity to explore bringing new surgical services to the area.In addition, we will...
With community support, we will expand our Intensive Care Unit (ICU) capacity from the current 6 beds to at least 10. The centralization of this unit will help to address human resource challenges and allow for more collaborative care to be delivered to patients. The completion of this project will provide an opportunity to expand the scope of critical care to offer a greater level of services locally.Together, we will also invest in...
Renovations to our Pharmacy will provide upgrades to meet current best-practice standards, streamline workflow, allow for more timely drug administration for patients, support cost-savings, reduce medication waste, and increase professional development opportunities to expand the team’s collective knowledge.We will also...
The Medical Device Reprocessing Department (MDRD) is responsible for the decontamination, inspection, packaging, sterilization, and transportation of re-useable medical devices throughout the hospital. Redevelopment will improve workflow, productivity and enhance patient and staff safety. Upgrading reprocessing and sterilization equipment with newer and more efficient technology, will increase the capacity to meet the higher reprocessing demands of a growing department.
Exceptional Community, Exceptional Care Campaign Chair, Hank Vandermeer, shares an update on progress to date and key campaign projects underway at Northumberland Hills Hospital.
CPS Wood Products – locally known and operating as Canada Pallet Corp. – has made a remarkable gift of $100,000 in support of Northumberland Hills Hospital (NHH) Foundation’s Exceptional Community, Exceptional Care campaign. Having supported NHH since 2002, this Cobourg-based business has long seen value in having a well-equipped hospital close to home, and their latest donation represents CPS’ largest single gift in support of the hospital to date.
NHH Foundation is celebrating a significant gift from William B.G. Humphries’ Radlett Foundation of $2.538 million towards the Exceptional Community, Exceptional Care campaign. This generous gift will allow the hospital to build and equip a fourth operating room.
In a remarkable collective effort, 18 Lemon-Aid stands sprang into action over the summer months, successfully generating just over $6,050 to help fund beanies as well as specialty socks and gloves for patients receiving chemotherapy at the hospital’s Lions and Lioness Cancer and Supportive Care Clinic.
Local business, HTM Insurance Company, has pledged $250,000 to help fund key projects and medical equipment and technology at Northumberland Hills Hospital (NHH). This commitment builds upon HTM’s long-standing history of supporting NHH Foundation, which the company has made a consistent giving-priority since 2001.
Northumberland Hills Hospital (NHH) is honouring its commitment to build connected care close to home with the opening today of The Rose and Bob Avery Integrated Stroke Unit.
Organizers and volunteers of the Northumberland Father Daughter Disco Ball 2023 raised an incredible $24,500 to support the Maternal Child Care program at NHH.
On the evening of June 28, 2023, supporters gathered in Victoria Park in Cobourg to raise an incredible $34,200.
While taking time to celebrate the past, the focus of Northumberland Hills Hospital (NHH) Foundation’s Annual Meeting also looked to the future on the evening of June 21, 2023.
McDonald’s® restaurants in Port Hope and Cobourg have raised $21,600 to help fund newborn bassinets for NHH’s Maternal Child Care Unit.
NHH Foundation has goal to raise $25 million through Exceptional Community, Exceptional Care campaign.
Cameco Supports Diagnostic Imaging at NHH with $200,000 Gift
Recognizing Your Gift
Donors may be recognized with naming opportunities on hospital spaces, with media publicity, on Foundation and NHH social media channels, through additional Foundation and hospital communications, and with a permanent location on our donor wall. If you prefer to be anonymous, we’re happy to respect that. Please contact us at 905-377-7767 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss our donor recognition program.