Patient Comfort Is What We Do! The Saint John Regional Hospital’s Brighten Group, has been focused on Patient Comfort since 1919. Patient Comfort means enhancing the hospital experience for Patients, Families and Staff while in the hospital or, in other words, making your day a little brighter!

Did You Know?

When you make a purchase at the Gift Shop, Jewellery Counter, Uniform Shop or Hair Salon, purchase Lifeline Service or use the ATM outside of the Gift Shop, all proceeds are redirected back into this hospital to fund Patient Comfort Programs!

Patient Comfort Programs

Warm Hearts Program
Provides comfort and care for patients, families and staff across all areas of the hospital.

Oncology Care Program
Provides comfort for patients and families during cancer treatment.

Active Living Program
Helping elderly patients maintain an active lifestyle while in the hospital.

Fundraising & Events

  • The Brighten Group, in partnership with the Saint John Sea Dogs and other local charities, host The Big 50/50. Purchase your tickets by clicking here or by dropping into the Gift Shop!
  • Sea Dogs Open Water Swim Race- in partnership with the Saint John Sea Dogs Foundation- Thank you to all participants, organizers and spectators for making this years Race a huge success! Details for the 2017 Open Water Swim Race will be announced shortly.
  • Undie Run, 2017 event details to be announced soon. Check back soon for details