Supporting & Enhancing Health in the Community of Hinton

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Keep up to date with the Hinton Healthcare Foundation.

Your generous donations make it possible to purchase new medical equipment and upgrade healthcare facilities in the Hinton area. Keep reading to learn more about how your help goes on to directly improve our community.

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Walking Easier

Walking Easier

October 15 2013

Patients in Hinton are walking around a little easier, thanks to a new visiting orthopaedic program.

The visiting orthopaedic program, which focuses on musculoskeletal health (bones, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves), was made possible through a donation of $92,000 from the Hinton Healthcare Foundation.

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New Equipment Purchase

Orthopaedic Surgical Equipment

Orthopaedic Surgical Equipment

July 20 2013

The Visiting Orthopaedic Program, which focuses on musculoskeletal health (bones, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves), was made possible through a donation of $92,000 from the Hinton Healthcare Foundation.

The donated funds have made it possible for the Hinton Healthcare Centre to purchase specialized trays and arthroscopy instruments that allow the visiting surgeon to perform minimally invasive procedures on joints.

Media Release

Hinton Healthcare Centre Gets "A" Grade

Hinton Healthcare Centre Gets "A" Grade

June 13 2013

“The Voice” – Hinton’s locally owned weekly newspaper – has released an article about how well our Hinton Hospital is performing.

The grade is based on three indicators measuring how well patients do after surgery or medical treatment, as reported by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). Follow the link below for the full details!

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Orthopaedic Treatment Now Offered in Town

May 27 2013

Hinton’s hospital has a new orthopaedic program, offering locals specialized treatment for their skeletal and muscular ailments.

For the first time in years, several orthopaedic surgeries were performed at the Hinton Healthcare Centre thanks to donations made to the Hinton Healthcare Foundation.

Read the full article at the Hinton Parklander community newspaper.

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New Equipment Purchase

CT Scanner

CT Scanner

November 13 2011

The purchase of the CT Scanner was half paid through donations and half by the Health Authority. The scanner has allowed us to have full-time Radiologist services on site.

Additionally, having the CT Scanner on site was the reason our community was chosen to be a Primary Stroke Centre – one of only five in the North Zone.

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