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COVID Outbreaks at BGH
COVID Outbreaks at BGH
There are currently two COVID Outbreaks at Belleville General Hospital. Quinte 6 and Quinte 4 Patients may have 1 visitor at a time between 8am-8pm. Please check in at main nursing desk on unit. All visitors must self-screen for symptoms and exposures to COVID-19 before arriving on the unit Visitors must be masked at all times Visitors are NOT permitted to eat or drink in patient rooms Hand hygiene is required when entering and leaving patient rooms Patients are masked, as tolerated Thank you for your co-operation. Those unable to follow these requirements will be
Creating healthier communities. Together.
A year ago, we began talking with our patients, partners, our teams and the community at large about the future of Quinte Health.  The goal was to co-create the future of our hospitals and, through more than 2,200 touchpoints including engagement sessions, surveys, community outreach and candid conversations, we are proud to launch a strategy that reflects what people, teams and partners told us was most important.     We heard a strong desire for Quinte Health to provide high quality compassionate hospital care close to home, and also work in partnership with others to have a
Exploring geothermal energy for the new PECMH
Todd Smith, MPP for Bay of Quinte, was pleased to visit the site of the new Quinte Health Care (QHC) Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital in Picton, September 2nd, to see continued preparations to proceed to tendering and construction. Prior to tender, QHC is considering hybrid energy systems that may include solar or geothermal generation to offset conventional sources. This week, it has engaged Geosource Energy to determine whether the site would be suitable for geothermal heating. The technology harnesses heat from the ground to create renewable energy.  There are two types of
Designated Cancer Clinic Entrance to enhance patient care
The Dr. Douglas A. MacIntosh Cancer Clinic at Belleville General Hospital has seen a substantial increase in patients, year-after-year. With approximately 11,000 patient visits per year and an average annual increase in chemotherapy treatments of nearly 13 per cent, the clinic is bustling, to say the least. The unfortunate reality is that cancer care will remain an integral part of our health care system for the foreseeable future. In Ontario, new cancer cases are predicted to increase by 25.4% over the next 10 years. The staff and physicians of the Cancer Clinic have been endeavouring
A big thank you to psychiatry staff
“I know a lot of people fall through the cracks of the system, but I didn't and I'm so thankful to psych staff at Belleville General Hospital who figured out I was schizophrenic and medicated me properly. A year later I'm working and buying my first car. Much love. Thank you BGH. Highly recommend the staff here for outpatient and inpatient if anyone is struggling.” – a grateful patient Some of the wonderful staff on the Sills 5 Mental Health Inpatient Unit.  
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