DGH Foundation In the News

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Eastlink TV's Destination Dartmouth & Dr. Leighton Discuss Dartmouth General's Orthopedic Robot

Dr. Leighton sat down with Gloria McClusky, former Dartmouth Mayor and host of Destination Dartmouth on Eastlink Community TV to discuss the Dartmouth General’s new orthopedic robot revolutionizing care thanks to the support of our donors.

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BMO Makes $100,000 Gift to Dartmouth General Hospital in Support of First-ever MRI

MRI Machine with Orthopedic Package will Provide Crucial and Timely Diagnostic Imaging for Patients in HRM

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Stephen Harding and Dr. Carla Pittman discuss the new MRI

“We heard from the community that this is the number one priority,” DGH Foundation president and CEO Stephen Harding said.

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Liz Rigney and Sheri Morgan Honour Deanne Reeve

Liz and Sheri joined CTV’s Live at 5 to talk about their efforts to raise funds for the new Deanne Reeve Pelvic Health Suite and The Orchid Gala presented by Steele Auto Group happening on September 16
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The J&W Murphy Foundation Makes Historic $3,000,000 Gift to Dartmouth General Hospital

DGH Foundation Launches ‘Lead On’ Campaign with Largest Gift in History. This strategic gift from the J&W Murphy Foundation will fund programming and innovations aimed to reduce patient wait times and improve healthcare outcomes

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Al MacPhee and Joseph & Violet Diab named as Campaign Leaders for the Lead On campaign for Dartmouth General

Campaign Cabinet Announced for the Foundation’s Campaign to fund an MRI, Orthopedic Robot and Diversity and Inclusion Priorities for the Hospital

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DGH is first location in Canada to use Mako SmartRobotics for total hip replacement surgery

The first total hip replacement surgery in Canada using the Mako SmartRobotics™ System has been completed by Dr. Jennifer Leighton at the Fred Smithers Centre for Orthopedic Care at the Dartmouth General Hospital.

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Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation launching the DGH Foundation Healthcare Bursary for African Nova Scotians.

Bursary will recognize one student from each of the six Dartmouth High Schools.

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NS Healthcare Foundations 50/50

Every month, one lucky winner will take home half of the total ticket sales, and the remaining proceeds will be distributed EVENLY among the participating Nova Scotia Healthcare Foundations!

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The following ads were made possible thanks to a generous partnership with Saltwire.

Saltwire is driving patient-centred innovation at the  Dartmouth General Hospital.

Their generous support to the Lead On  Campaign means that  we are able to share  news, updates, and  thank donors who are part of our latest campaign for the Dartmouth General  Hospital in the  Chronicle Herald.

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Thank you, Jack and Anita MacKinnon

It’s because of leaders like Jack and Anita
MacKinnon that Dartmouth General can
drive patient-centred innovation. Jack
and Anita’s generous donation in support
of Diagnostic Imaging will ensure more
people in our community will receive the
outstanding care they deserve.
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Thank you, MacDonald Family

The MacDonald family is helping drive
patient-centred innovation at the
Dartmouth General Hospital, in memory
of their late parents, Colin and Belle
MacDonald. Their generous support, as
well as the support of The Chickenburger
and Chicken Little Café, has helped us
reach our goal to bring Dartmouth General
Hospital its first MRI, and so much more.
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Thank you, Dorothy and Dan Gibson

Dorothy and Dan Gibson have generously
chosen to support urological and gynecological
care by giving to the new Pelvic Health Suite
at Dartmouth General. The Pelvic Health
Suite will be the new home to cystoscopy and
hysteroscopy procedures and will support
increased patient comfort, reduce wait
times, and promote efficiencies within the
departments of urology and gynecology.
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Thank you, Dickey Family

The Dickey Family are driving patient-centred
innovation at the Dartmouth General Hospital.
The family were the first donors to DGH’s new
orthopedic robot – a generous gift made in
honour of their parents, Bert and Joan. True
community leaders, their generosity will help
advance improvements in joint replacement
surgery in Nova Scotia and beyond.
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Thank you, CN Atlantic Community Board, and Matching Donors John and Heather Fitzpatrick

Donors like the CN Atlantic Community Board, and matching donors John and Heather Fitzpatrick, are helping ensure a diverse and inclusive workforce, representative of the people that we serve. They have chosen to support the DGH Foundation Healthcare Scholarship for African Nova Scotians, recognizing one student annually from each of the six Dartmouth High Schools with a $2,000 award. Thank you for your commitment to our community and the future of Dartmouth General Hospital.
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Thank you, Joseph & Violet Diab

Thank you to Joseph and Violet Diab for
being the first donors to support bringing
the first MRI to Dartmouth General
Hospital. Well-known community Leaders
and generous philanthropists, the Diabs
are excited to see their long-awaited desire
to bring an MRI to Dartmouth General
becoming a reality, thanks to their support
and the support of our amazing community.
350,000 +
patient visits to the Dartmouth
General Hospital annually.
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