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Posted Wednesday, 14 September, 2022

DonationOn September 13 th , 2022, hospital administrators at Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital opened an envelope containing an anonymous donation for over $94,000. The anonymous gift was provided through Link Charity Canada Inc. to be used towards the purchase of equipment for patient care.
Robert Alldred-Hughes, President & CEO, said “Gifts of this magnitude go a long way in providing the much-needed support for purchasing equipment our hospital and team needs...

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Posted Thursday, 01 September, 2022

Alexandria, ON – On Friday July 15 th , 2022, HGMH began a temporary partial closure of the Emergency Department from 6:00pm to 8:00am daily. The HGMH team worked hard to develop a plan to re-open and implemented a gradual resumption to 24-hour Emergency Service Operations as of August 3 rd and fully reopened as of August 22 nd . Although we were able to safely resume 24-hour 7 days per week emergency services, our staffing remains delicate, and we cannot guarantee...
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Posted Monday, 22 August, 2022

Ontario continues to experience a system-wide pressure on emergency department staffing levels due to staff vacancies across the system. Through HGMH’s gradual resumption planning the hospital is now in a position to resume full 24-hour Emergency Department service 7 days per week effective today, August 22, 2022. The temporary partial closure and gradual resumption planning of the Emergency Department has allowed staffing to stabilize to a level that the organization can...
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Posted Tuesday, 16 August, 2022

Alexandria, ON – Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital (HGMH) received initial approval to provide $25,000 grants to nurses who have not been employed as a nurse in Ontario in the six (6) months before the start of their commitment to the hospital begins. This opportunity has been made possible through the Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN) through Ontario Health.
The CCPN is a temporary recruitment initiative that offers Registered Nurses (RNs), Registered...

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Posted Wednesday, 10 August, 2022

2022 AccreditationHôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital (HGMH) has been Accredited with Commendation by Accreditation Canada, an independent, not-for-profit organization that assesses and recognizes organizational excellence. Being Accredited with Commendation is an achievement to be celebrated, this means the hospital has surpassed the fundamental requirements of the accreditation program. This achievement is awarded to organizations that demonstrate excellence in quality safe patient care,...
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