The Bordertown Health and Community Foundation presented its 2017 Financial statement at the AGM on December 12 2017.
$88,000 was presented to the Bordertown Memorial Hospital for the purchase of items identified by the h Health Advisory Committee as essential to the improved operation of the Hospital.
Included in the list were a video conferencing unit, visitor chairs for the Acute Ward, single and double beds for the Acute Care Ward and a lifter for use in the Aged Care Facility.
Foundation Chair Ken McInerney presented a cheque for the amount to Health Advisory Committee representative Wendy Ryan.
Guest Speaker, Dr Elizabeth Beare, then gave an informative talk on her background, experiences, awards and achievements as she became a Staff Specialist Obstetrician at the Flinders Medical Centre and an Associate Clinical Lecturer at the College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University.
Dr Beare is the daughter of former Bordertown medico Dr May Goh and Robert Beare.
BHC Board members Loraine Murch, Leanne Mastrangelo and Chris Macareth join Chair Ken McInerney in welcoming Dr Elizabeth Beare back to Bordertown.
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