Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

From May 14 to May 30. all staff, physicians, patients and visitors to KBRH will be redirected to use the second floor corridor. Photo: Trail Times

Foot traffic changes coming to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

The temporary changes to the hospital’s main corridor are part of ongoing renovations

 

A group of family physicians in the Nelson and Trail area, who have taken significant extra training in oncology practice, have stepped forward to provide on-site supervision of treatment recommended by the BC Cancer oncologists. Photo: National Cancer Institute

Interior Health clarifies cancer care continuity after West Kootenay doctor retires

After decades of caring for cancer patients, Dr. Scotland is retiring this month

 

L-R: Allana Ferro, auxiliary president, along with volunteers Sandy and Geri, presented the donation to this project to Ruth Kohut, KBRH director of clinical operations and KBRH foundation board member; and John Sullivan, KBRH foundation board chair. Photo: Submitted

Trail auxiliary helps grow hospital garden

The KBRH Garden Project ensures that hospital grounds are warm and welcoming.

 

Attend a one hour session in the Trail United Church on April 28 or May 12 and find out how to become a bridging team member. Photo: Unsplash

Making a difference: Become a ‘Bridges Out of Poverty’ mentor

One-hour information sessions are being held in the Trail United Church

Attend a one hour session in the Trail United Church on April 28 or May 12 and find out how to become a bridging team member. Photo: Unsplash
West Kootenay public transit is free on Friday. Photo: BCTransit.com

Hop on West Kootenay public transit for free on Friday

Take transit for free on Friday, April 22 in recognition of Earth Day

West Kootenay public transit is free on Friday. Photo: BCTransit.com
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‘Generosity starts at home’

Donation to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital prompts Letter to the Editor

  • Apr 10, 2022
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Kidney patient Larry Rhodes receives a warming pair of socks in the Trail Dialysis Unit, located in Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. L-R: Kyle Trevison, Dr Chi Zhang, Doug Buderick, Jackie Brown, and patient Larry Rhodes. Besides Trail, other dialysis units participating are in Sparwood, Cranbrook, Creston, and Grand Forks.

Foundation warms the souls of Kootenay Boundary in-centre dialysis patients

This year, the Kidney Foundation, BC and Yukon Branch is covering close to 2,700 patients

Kidney patient Larry Rhodes receives a warming pair of socks in the Trail Dialysis Unit, located in Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. L-R: Kyle Trevison, Dr Chi Zhang, Doug Buderick, Jackie Brown, and patient Larry Rhodes. Besides Trail, other dialysis units participating are in Sparwood, Cranbrook, Creston, and Grand Forks.
IH reports that 6,136 newborns arrived last year region-wide, which is an increase of 489 births over 2020. Photo: Unsplash

Bump in babies born at regional hospital in Trail

236 babies were born at KBRH in 2021 compared to 182 the year previous; a 30 % increase

IH reports that 6,136 newborns arrived last year region-wide, which is an increase of 489 births over 2020. Photo: Unsplash
Lee Page started the campaign at Kurtis’ No Frills	in honour of his wife Kim, saying, “One small act of kindness can change the world when it’s multiplied by many.” After Lee passed away in July 2020, store owner Kurtis MacGillivray and his staff committed to carrying on the annual fundraiser for cancer care at the hospital in Trail. Photo: Trail Times

Fundraiser for Kootenay Boundary cancer patients now underway

The daisy memorial fundraiser at Kurtis’ No Frills in Trail is in memory of Lee and Kim Page

Lee Page started the campaign at Kurtis’ No Frills	in honour of his wife Kim, saying, “One small act of kindness can change the world when it’s multiplied by many.” After Lee passed away in July 2020, store owner Kurtis MacGillivray and his staff committed to carrying on the annual fundraiser for cancer care at the hospital in Trail. Photo: Trail Times
Lisa Pasin, KBRH Health Foundation executive director (left), and Ruth Kohut, foundation board member and KBRH director of clinical operations, accept this donation. Photo: Submitted

Donation ensures music therapy endures in Trail care homes

Music Heals donated to the cause through the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Health Foundation

Lisa Pasin, KBRH Health Foundation executive director (left), and Ruth Kohut, foundation board member and KBRH director of clinical operations, accept this donation. Photo: Submitted
L-R: Barb Marsh, Rossland auxiliary treasurer presented this donation to Brad Jansen, KBRH Health Foundation board member. Photo: Submitted

Rossland auxiliary donates $10, 000 to urology care

Urodynamics will enable enhanced diagnosis for those requiring complex urology care.

L-R: Barb Marsh, Rossland auxiliary treasurer presented this donation to Brad Jansen, KBRH Health Foundation board member. Photo: Submitted
Greg Rollins, Respiratory Department Professional Practice Leader accepts this generous donation from TB Vets on behalf of the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

TB Vets give $77,000 for Kootenay Boundary respiratory care

Since 1946, TB Vets has been supporting the frontlines of respiratory care in British Columbia.

Greg Rollins, Respiratory Department Professional Practice Leader accepts this generous donation from TB Vets on behalf of the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
Interior Health declared the COVID-19 outbreak in Poplar Ridge on Jan. 27. Photo: Unsplash

Visits suspended in Trail extended care unit

IH declared an outbreak on Thursday, Jan. 27

Interior Health declared the COVID-19 outbreak in Poplar Ridge on Jan. 27. Photo: Unsplash
Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. Photo: Jim Bailey

Hospital in Trail impacted by staff shortages, surgeries delayed

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital covers a large health care service area

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. Photo: Jim Bailey
Photo: Trail Times file

Hospital worker assaulted at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

The woman, 39, has alleged an assault occured on Jan. 2 just before noon

Photo: Trail Times file
Photo: Submitted

Music therapy donation to Trail seniors home

The $2,000 donation to Columbia View Lodge comes from the Hamber Foundation

Photo: Submitted
Photo: Submitted

McDonald’s Trail-Castlegar donates to hospital campaign

The Ambulatory Care Campaign at KBRH is now underway.

Photo: Submitted
Foundation Board Director, Paul Butler (centre, left), accepted this donation from Rotary Club of Rossland representative, Mike Ramsey (left), Rotary Club of Trail President, Bruce Fawcett (centre, right), and Rotary Club of Waneta Sunshine representative, Maddy Harlamovs (right).

Rotarians donate to Kootenay-Boundary respiratory care

Funds will be used to help treat sleep apnea at KBRH

Foundation Board Director, Paul Butler (centre, left), accepted this donation from Rotary Club of Rossland representative, Mike Ramsey (left), Rotary Club of Trail President, Bruce Fawcett (centre, right), and Rotary Club of Waneta Sunshine representative, Maddy Harlamovs (right).
Information isn’t reported on the number of COVID-19 related hospitalizations and ICU patients in individual hospitals. Photo: Trail Times

Hospital in Trail ‘feeling daily demand service pressures’

KBRH provides hospital services to residents of the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Area.

Information isn’t reported on the number of COVID-19 related hospitalizations and ICU patients in individual hospitals. Photo: Trail Times
Interior Health staff is returning to the Waneta Mall in Trail for one day, Dec. 11. Booster shots and the pediatric vaccine for COVID-19 will be administered to those who have booked an appointment ahead of time. Interior Health staff will also be administering booster shots and pediatric vaccines, for those who have booked an appointment, from the Kiro Wellness Centre on several dates in December. Photo: Trail Times

Vaccine clinics open in Trail for boosters, children

Kiro Wellness Centre is hosting several vax days in December, Waneta Plaza hosts clinic on Dec. 11

Interior Health staff is returning to the Waneta Mall in Trail for one day, Dec. 11. Booster shots and the pediatric vaccine for COVID-19 will be administered to those who have booked an appointment ahead of time. Interior Health staff will also be administering booster shots and pediatric vaccines, for those who have booked an appointment, from the Kiro Wellness Centre on several dates in December. Photo: Trail Times