Putting patients first at TMH

July 10, 2017 The Trentonian Our TMH, an advocacy group formed to defend health care in our community, is rapidly approaching the third year of its endeavour to preserve, protect and enhance Trenton Memorial Hospital. We are working diligently to collect Our TMH memberships and are currently just shy of 15,000 after months of effort. […]

Dialysis Clinic for Quinte West Closer Than You Think

QUINTE WEST Council chamber was jam-packed tonight to hear Dr. David Weinstein, a local nephrologist, share with the audience, a blueprint plan to bring dialysis to Quinte West within the next 12 to 24 months. In attendance at tonight’s meeting were both the mayors of Quinte West and Brighton along with counselors from both communities […]

First Annual General Meeting

The first OurTMH Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place in the Council Chambers at Quinte West City Hall on 16 November, 2016.  Click the link below to download a copy of the minutes. first-annual-gm-ourtmh-nov-16-16 Please contact us by email at if you have any questions or comments.

EDITORIAL: An important fight

The fight is amping up. It’s encouraging to see the Trenton community coming out of the woodwork to protect one of its most valued assets – its hospital. As the due date nears for Quinte Health Care to deliver a decision in terms of its funding shortfall, the community has risen to the challenge. All […]

Concerns taken to health minister

QUINTE WEST – The city and Our TMH took its fight to save Trenton Memorial Hospital directly to the province’s top health care official Tuesday. Mayor Jim Harrison, along with a delegation of councillors and city officials, met with provincial Health Minister Dr. Eric Hoskins at the Ontario Good Roads convention in Toronto. A delegation […]

QHC wants transit talks

Quinte Health Care is calling on municipalities and other organizations to begin a regional discussion on transportation. Senior communications director Susan Rowe said transportation is “a top concern” among people responding to its recent surveys on restructuring. “Usually this is about patients who are worried about getting to medical appointments,” Rowe said. But she said […]

QHC proposals coming Nov. 19

BELLEVILLE – Quinte Health Care managers will announce the corporation’s new restructuring proposals late next week. Senior communications director Susan Rowe said senior staff will brief representatives of the Service Employees International Union Wednesday, Nov. 18. Administrators will then meet with representatives of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, Unifor and the Ontario Nurses’ Association […]

Rinaldi creates group regarding TMH

QUINTE WEST – Another twist was thrown into the future of Trenton Memorial Hospital late Tuesday. And it came as a surprise to the members of Our TMH. Local MPP Lou Rinaldi announced the creation of a political working group that will “benefit the hospital going forward.” Rinaldi will chair the working group comprised of […]

Hundreds rally for Our TMH

People chanted, they waved flags, they cheered, they even danced… all with one purpose – to send the message to stop the cuts. Not even blasting cold winds could cool down the more than 600 people at Trenton’s Centennial Park on Friday determined to let Queen’s Park know they were sick and tired of cuts […]

Board accepts QHC plan, but wary

Quinte Health Care’s board has approved its restructuring plan in principle – but with a warning to watch for “danger signals” the cuts are too deep. The nearly three-hour meeting at Belleville General Hospital saw an unprecedented amount of discussion between the board and senior staff. Board members then approved their draft 2016-2017 operating plan […]