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RBC Foundation funds six new beds for Comox hospital

PATIENT PERCY CROSTHWAITE rests on a comfortable new bed, one of six donated by the RBC Foundation. RBC representatives Julie Fuller and Colleen Sawyer are at far right. They are joined by (from left) St. Joseph
PATIENT PERCY CROSTHWAITE rests on a comfortable new bed, one of six donated by the RBC Foundation. RBC representatives Julie Fuller and Colleen Sawyer are at far right. They are joined by (from left) St. Joseph's General Hospital Foundation executive director Lynn Daskewytch, foundation president Patti Fletcher and hospital president and CEO Jane Murphy.
— image credit: Erin Haluschak

St. Joseph's General Hospital patient Percy Crosthwaite rested comfortably Wednesday in one of six new beds purchased by the RBC Foundation.

The organization donated $20,000 to support a program to phase in new beds at the hospital, which provide more comfort, are adjustable and are easier for patient transport.

More than half of the 234 beds at the hospital are 12 years or older.

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