Our community is full of stories – stories that connect us all together through pain, perseverance, hope, and healing. Here, you can read some of the most impactful stories of patients throughout our region, and how the MHDHF made a difference in difficult times.

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365 days of Covid-19 from a licensed practical nurse (LPN)

Last year when the pandemic began, we were informed our unit was shutting down in preparation to be the unit for Covid-19 patients. All elective surgeries were cancelled and our patients were often not coming to the hospital out of fear. Therefore, my team and I were redeployed from our area to wherever we were […]
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Paying it forward

The Medicine Hat & District Health Foundation was honored to receive this beautiful crocheted afghan from a lady in memory of her father. Her father had been a patient at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital after a stroke and he had spent many months in 2 North rehabilitating. Creating the afghan, which was inspired by […]
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Choosing to Make a Difference – Justin Morris

Sometimes a small gesture can make a huge impact – like walking by someone’s hospital room and giving a quick thumbs-up, or a “you’re looking well today.” For Helga and Daniel Ledene, from Brooks, a young registered nurse named Justin Morris made a lasting impact. When asked why they donate to the Medicine Hat & […]
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