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New treatment chairs for DRHC Cancer Care Unit

22 May 2024

The recently renovated cancer care unit on the main floor of the Dauphin Regional Health Centre received some needed equipment thanks to the Dauphin Hospital Foundation. Two heated Inverness recliner chairs, at a total cost of nearly $16-thousand, were purchased for the Unit. Patients have indicated the chairs are very comfortable and that having a side table on the chair allows them to hold items in place while they receive treatment.


Dauphin Hospital Foundation supports maternity unit education at DRHC

02 May 2024

Maternity Unit nurses from Dauphin Regional Health Centre (DRHC) benefitted from a recent ‘Spinning Babies’ workshop that was held in Dauphin on April 16 and 17.


Parkland Rangers Hockey Fights Cancer Night another success

28 December 2023

Members of the U18 AAA Parkland Rangers were on hand in three local communities December 14,2023 to present proceeds from their ‘Hockey Fights Cancer Night’, which was held back on October 20 when the team played host to the U18 Brandon Wheat Kings. The annual recognition night raised a total of $4,000 dollars, with a split of $1,338 presented to three Community Cancer Programs within the Prairie Mountain Health region.


Dauphin Hospital Foundation receives donation from Legion

27 October 2023

Ahead of Remembrance Day, the Dauphin Hospital Foundation recently received a generous donation from the Royal Canadian Legion Dauphin Branch #20 Poppy Fund.  The donation, in the amount of $8,965 will be used to purchase blood pressure monitors for the Dauphin Regional Health Centre’s Palliative Care Unit.


6th Annual Memorial Ride raises funds for DRHC

14 September 2023

Nearly 50 motorcyclists took part in the 6th Annual Memorial Ride in late August 2023 and through their support, helped contribute towards identified needs at the Dauphin Regional Health Centre (DRHC). This year, the Memorial Ride, spearheaded by Tony’s Auto Electric and JDS Laundromat in Dauphin, made its way through Parkland-area communities along Highway 5 and Mountain Road and reached its final destination in Erickson. The 300 kilometre return trip raised a total of $2,200 that was donated to the health centre, through the Dauphin Hospital Foundation.


RBC Foundation donates to Dauphin Regional Health Centre nurses development fund

12 May 2023

As part of National Nursing week (May 8-14), the RBC Foundation has donated $10,000— through the Dauphin Hospital Foundation— to support retention of and professional development for nurses at Dauphin Regional Health Centre (DRHC).

Dauphin General Hospital – the first 100 years

Dauphin General Hospital – the first 100 years

Throughout the history of the Dauphin General Hospital four problems persisted: shortage of money, staff, equipment and beds. In 1900 Dr. Bottomlay housed a few patients in a house he owned on Third Street North West Soon it was full. A hospital was a critical need.