Photo cutline: PCH surgeon Dr. Simon MacDonald, assisted by LPN Marlene Mann, demonstrates an Endoscope on “patient,” Endoscopy RN Sharon Schurman. Prince County Hospital Foundation Launches 2023 Vital Signs Appeal to Raise $2,335,450.00 for Medical Equipment Summerside, Prince Edward Island, May 12th, 2023 – The Prince County Hospital Foundation Board of Directors is excited to announce the launch of its 2023 Vital Signs Appeal, aimed at raising $2,335,450.00 to purchase new and replacement medical equipment for Prince County Hospital. As one of the two acute healthcare facilities in Prince Edward Island, Prince County Hospital serves a vital role in the community, providing high-quality care to patients from across the region. The hospital’s medical equipment is crucial to delivering the best possible care, but with technology constantly evolving, it’s essential to have the latest advancements for healthcare professionals to continue providing safe and effective care. This year’s list of greatest needs contains critical pieces such as cardiac testing equipment, a “mom” simulator for childbirth training, and a full complement of endoscopes. The scopes to be replaced include gastroscopes and colonoscopes used to examine the digestive tract and bronchoscopes used to explore the lungs. According to PCH Surgeon Dr. Simon MacDonald, “With … View full news story.