Cornwall Hospital Sleep Laboratory Services Closing Leaves Patients in Lurch 082317

Cornwall Hospital Sleep Laboratory Services Closing Leaves Patients in Lurch 082317

Cornwall Ontario – For a town with a higher percentage of seniors it’s going to be a trip to get service as CCH has closed it’s Sleep Lab. The Hospital issued a very brief release below.   The lab had been in the Cornwall General Hospital prior to its closing. Sleep Apnea is a condition […]

Jeanette Despatie & CCH Failing Seniors – Surgical Wait Times in Cornwall Brutal 081517

Jeanette Despatie & CCH Failing Seniors – Surgical Wait Times in Cornwall Brutal 081517

Cornwall Ontario – The province has an actual useful website that gives you data on surgical wait times.   With Cornwall having a higher level of seniors I thought I’d run some numbers based on historical issues that many seniors face. While the community has to its credit come up with wads of cash to […]

Ontario Needs to Invest in Health CARE as Much as in Buildings. By Jamie Gilcig JULY 14, 2017

Ontario Needs to Invest in Health CARE as Much as in Buildings.  By Jamie Gilcig JULY 14, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – It has been published that the Cornwall Community Hospital is rationed 60 hours per day for doctors.  That includes emergency where tragically so many end up because they simply don’t have a GP.  Clinics are so brutal that the wait times are near what they would be in emergency which compounds the […]

Are Partisan Ontario Politics Impacting Hospital Wait Times in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig MAY 31, 2017

Are Partisan Ontario Politics Impacting Hospital Wait Times in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig MAY 31, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – With the province rationing health care times a big question that’s starting to loom is whether this City is paying a price for electing Conservative Jim McDonell not once, but twice during this near 15 year run of Liberal governments in the province. Not only that, but the last McGuinty election win […]

BRANDON BELANGER BEDARD Charged With Drug Theft From CCH in Cornwall MAY 29, 2017

BRANDON BELANGER BEDARD Charged With Drug Theft From CCH in Cornwall MAY 29, 2017

THEFT OVER $5000, POSSESSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRAFFICKING Cornwall, ON – Brandon Belanger-Bedard, 20 of Cornwall was arrested on May 29th, 2017 and charged with theft over $5000 and possession of controlled substances for the purpose of trafficking. It is alleged in the early morning hours of May 29th, 2017 police attended the Cornwall […]

OBITUARY Riddell, Valerie (Leeman) Aged 73 in Cornwall Ontario MAY 17, 2017

OBITUARY Riddell, Valerie (Leeman) Aged 73 in Cornwall Ontario MAY 17, 2017

RIDDELL, Valerie (née Leeman) – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a special lady, Valerie Elizabeth Riddell, at the Cornwall Community Hospital on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at the age of 73 years. Beloved wife of the late John Riddell who only died recently. Cherished mother of Debbie Cameron (Chris); […]

Alleged Fire Alarm at Hospital & Chick Charged in Cornwall Breaking Boyfriends Nose MAY 15, 2017

Alleged Fire Alarm at Hospital & Chick Charged in Cornwall Breaking Boyfriends Nose MAY 15, 2017

MISCHIEF, BREACH Cornwall, ON – Luis Rodriguez, 24 of Cornwall was arrested on May 12th, 2017 and charged with mischief and breach of probation for failing to keep the peace. It is alleged on May 12th, 2017 the man pulled the fire alarm at the hospital and police were contacted to investigate. During the investigation […]

Dr. Thomas Baitz Celebrates his 40th Year of Practice in Cornwall Ontario – APRIL 6, 2015 #CCH

Dr. Thomas Baitz Celebrates his 40th Year of Practice in Cornwall Ontario – APRIL 6, 2015 #CCH

CORNWALL Ontario –  Dr. Thomas Baitz has been practicing medicine in Cornwall for 40 years. He arrived in our city in 1975 after training at the famed Mayo Clinic and studying in Edmonton after arriving from his native Hungary. If you are treated via dialysis in Cornwall you probably owe some thanks to Dr. Baitz […]

Regional Police Blotter for 22/12/14 – Purell Hijinks at Cornwall Community Hospital #CCPS #OPS #CCH

Regional Police Blotter for 22/12/14 – Purell Hijinks at Cornwall Community Hospital #CCPS #OPS #CCH

FRAUD, BREACHES   Cornwall, ON – Steven Coleman, 31 of Cornwall was arrested on December 19th, 2014 and charged with fraud under $5000 and breach of undertaking and probation for failing to keep the peace. It is alleged that on December 19th, 2014 the man attended a department store on Brookdale Avenue and returned merchandise […]

Patients Being Tested For Ebola Close to Cornwall Ontario – Ottawa & Belleville Wait – Oct 13, 2014 UPDATED

Patients Being Tested For Ebola Close to Cornwall Ontario – Ottawa & Belleville Wait – Oct 13, 2014 UPDATED

CORNWALL Ontario -Eastern Ontario residents are waiting for confirmation that a patient at the Ottawa Hospital General Campus and another in Belleville  has the Ebola. While most Canadians are eating their Thanksgiving Turkey a hospitals continue to scramble in preparation for the virus to possibly land in Canada officially. There still is conflictive opinion on […]

Assault w/ Toaster – CCH Hospital Assault – Cornwall Police Blotter Monday Aug 25, 2014 CPS

Assault w/ Toaster – CCH Hospital Assault – Cornwall Police Blotter Monday Aug 25, 2014 CPS

WARRANT             Cornwall, ON – Joel St-Jean 19 of Alexandria was arrested on August 22nd, 2014 on the strength of a warrant. It is alleged that on August 21st, 2014 the man failed to attend court for a theft under $5000 charge and a warrant was issued for his arrest. On August 22nd, 2014 the […]

Yes, the Hospital Owes Us Answers – 2014 Election Blog Jamie Gilcig

Yes, the Hospital Owes Us Answers – 2014 Election Blog Jamie Gilcig

Council debated an injunction regarding the loss of Eorla lab positions at our hospital.   It’s an interesting debate; but sadly missing a key element and partner; and that’s the hospital itself. One of the things I’ve discovered is the thickness of layering of relationships politically in Cornwall.   It’s not healthy and leads to […]

Cornwall Community Hospital Release – Dump 4 Lab Jobs – Improve Service – Say What?

Cornwall Community Hospital Release – Dump 4 Lab Jobs – Improve Service – Say What?

CORNWALL Ontario –  After playing “funny beggars” last week when we asked CCH about the closed lab they issued a release this afternoon.   The Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA) has taken measures to broaden and enhance the pathology service at its laboratory within the Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH). The technical elements of the […]