The Foundation


The Queens General Hospital Foundation was created in 1988 when changes in the health care system saw the governance of hospitals in Nova Scotia move away from community-based boards of directors. Its intent at that time was continued financial support for Queens General Hospital.

The Foundation's purpose continues to be support for Queens General, as well as any community health organization or health care facility within Queens County, providing health care services to and/or improving the health of Queens County residents.

Foundation Board Trustees

Dr. Al Doucet
Clare MacNeil
Vice Chair/Trustee
Bill Rafuse
Janice Reynolds
Assistant Treasurer/Trustee
Robert Cook
Fundraising Chairman/Trustee
Tanya Milosevich
Dr. Tom Raddall
Elliott Payzant
Leonard Perry
Sharilyn Conrad
Kerry Morash


Queen's General Hospital*

Queens General Hospital is an acute care community hospital with a 22-bed combined Medical and Surgical Unit and Day Surgery Unit.

Queens General opened its doors in 1949. In 2014, a $16 million upgrading and modernization of the hospital was completed, including the creation of a collaborative health care centre. The project was funded by the Queens General Hospital Foundation, the many donors to the "Keeping Us Strong" fundraising campaign, the Region of Queens Municipality, and the Government of Nova Scotia.

The hospital's services include:
  • 24-hour Outpatients/Emergency Department
  • Laboratory
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Day Surgery/Ambulatory Care
  • EKG
  • Endoscopy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Family Practice
  • Mental Health
  • Addiction Services
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Palliative Care
  • Pharmacy
  • Renal Dialysis (operated by QEII)
  • Volunteer Services
Clinics include:
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes Education
  • Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
Medical Specialties include:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Respiratory
  • Gastroenterology


*Information adapted from

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