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Expanded Service Provides Mental Health Care to all Hospital In-Patients

The Consultation Liaison Service team refers patients to psychiatric or behavioural management, liaison with the referring treatment team, and provides ongoing monitoring of mental status. The team also facilitates transfer of patients to other mental health care services if deemed necessary. After proving successful during the pilot project phase, the service is now available to patients in all areas of the Hospital.

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New Monument Celebrates Healthcare History

Built in the 1930s on an ancient escarpment overlooking Lake Superior, the Port Arthur General Hospital served residents until its closure in 2004, when the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre opened. When it was demolished in 2010, a former Registered Nurse from the Hospital, Shirley King, asked construction workers to save three stone blocks that graced the lake view...

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New Clinic Prioritizes Vascular Care

The RAVE clinic is designed for patients who have lower limb wounds such as foot ulcers and tissue loss that are not healing. In most people, such an injury will heal without difficulty within a week or two. However, when there is an underlying vascular problem, the tissue does not heal and requires a vascular assessment....

Hospital Receives Leadership Award for Work in French Language Services

The North West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Board of Directors presented the fourth annual North West LHIN Leadership Award on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at the LHIN’s Board meeting in Thunder Bay. The award acknowledges outstanding transformation, partnerships and leadership excellence across Northwestern Ontario’s health care system....