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QEH/Eastlink Telethon Raises $641,525 for the QEH – May 26, 2019

CHARLOTTETOWN – The 2019 QEH/Eastlink Telethon, broadcast live on Saturday and Sunday from Eastlink’s Stratford studio, raised $641,525 – an increase of over $109,000 from last year’s Telethon, and reached the funding goal of $1.5 million for the purchase of a new CT Scanner the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Read More

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QEH/Eastlink Telethon aims to complete funding for a new CT Scanner – May 23, 2019

CHARLOTTETOWN – “With the support of Islanders, it’s our hope to have all funding in place for a new CT Scanner for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital this weekend,” says Ed Lawlor, QEH Foundation Board Chair. “It has been our primary focus the past several months and with our 23rd annual QEH/Eastlink Telethon taking place, we are confident we can reach this goal.” Read More

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Wo-He-Lo clothing sale helping Island families – May 9, 2019

Ashley and Kyle Ferguson, shown here with son Owen and daughter Olivia, are thankful to QEH’s NICU staff and commend the volunteer work of the Wo-He-Lo Club.

CHARLOTTETOWN – The Ferguson family, from Cornwall, P.E.I., is praising the care provided by pediatricians and neonatal nurses at the QEH’s Neonatal Intensive Care unit (NICU) and thanking the Wo-He-Lo Club for their fundraising efforts.

“At 32 weeks gestation, our baby Olivia made a distressing entrance into this world,” says mother Ashley Ferguson, who works in the QEH’s NICU as a ward clerk. “After labouring for 24 hours, I had an emergency C-section because of an umbilical cord prolapse.” Read More

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Saving lives using equipment that advances antibiotic use – March 29, 2019

CHARLOTTETOWN – “Over the past several years I have made numerous trips to the QEH emergency department with urinary tract infections,” says 96-year-old Hon. Doris Anderson from St. Peter’s P.E.I. “I was thrilled to learn about this new technology and equipment that advances antibiotic use to help Island patients like me.” Read More

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QEH Auxiliary fulfills pledge to hospital’s SPD Department – March 11, 2019

CHARLOTTETOWN – In 2014, the QEH Auxiliary pledged an incredible $520,000, the majority directed to the Supply, Processing, and Distribution (SPD) Department of the QEH during the QEH/Eastlink annual telethon.

The staff of SPD work behind the scenes and create a steady flow of supplies from the hospital distribution center to patients and personnel throughout the QEH. Read More