New equipment for Neepawa Hospital


The Neepawa hospital recently received a number of new items purchased through a grant from the Beautiful Plains Community Foundation, including funds from the Sayward Estate.

The items include a Dynamed Biliblanket to treat infants with newborn jaundice (cost $7,537), a Stryker birthing bed (cost $18,857), a Grager infant warmer (cost $23,613) and a Sonosite Fast Scanner to assist physicians in making diagnoses in the emergency room (cost $50,960).

From left: Don Hockin (councilor from the RM of Langford), Ken Waddell (mayor from the Town of Neepawa), Dr. Brian Milligan, Jocelyn Scheper (charge nurse at the Neepawa Hospital) and Linda Hart (executive director, Beautiful Plains Community Foundation).

Photo by Kate Jackman-Atkinson