News

WK hospital board meets in Castlegar

West Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital District board chair Marguerite Rotvold responds during the board
West Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital District board chair Marguerite Rotvold responds during the board's meeting on Wednesday (Nov. 21) at the Castlegar Community Complex.
— image credit: Craig Lindsay

The West Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital District (WKBRHD) board met Wednesday (Nov. 21) in Castlegar at the rec centre. The meeting was the last one for WKBRHD board secretary Jim Gustafson, who has retired.

The board is comprised of 17 Directors from the Regional District of Central Kootenay and 13 directors from the Regional District of Kootenay-Boundary.

The main purpose of the WKBRHD is to provide funding for Hospital equipment and capital projects.

The Hospital District pays for 40% of the cost of approved projects while the remaining 60% share is funded by the Provincial Government or through donations provided by local Hospital Foundations.

Projects and priorities are proposed each year by the Interior Health Authority, with a list developed in consultation between the IHA and WKBRHD.

For more information on programs and services offered by Interior Health, visit the Interior Health website at www.interiorhealth.ca

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Human Rights Tribunal rejects smart meter complaint
 
B.C. teachers endorse six-year deal, 86 per cent in favour (with VIDEO)
 
Franz Ferdinand’s trip down the Columbia
Trains will roll, whenever
 
Chances Gaming Centre GM reaches out to Castlegar Rebels
 
A change is in the… complex
Terrace public school students back in the classroom Monday
 
What it means to mentor
 
BC Ferries to cut routes and senior discount, test slot machines between Island-Lower Mainland

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 18 edition online now. Browse the archives.