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Enhanced Access to Stroke Care Benefits Patients in Northwestern Ontario

Endovascular Treatment (EVT) is indicated for patients with acute ischemic strokes and large vessel occlusion (LVO) that removes large stroke-causing clots from the brain and substantially improves the chance for a better outcome. Time-is-brain in acute stroke treatment and prolonged times to accessing EVT may reduce benefits for eligible patients....

Northern Supply Chain Recognized as Canadian Supply Chain Organization of the Year

The Northern Supply Chain (NSC) at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre was recently announced as the Canadian Supply Chain Organization of the Year by Healthcare Supply Chain Network (HSCN) for demonstrated excellence in relevant traits of teamwork, innovation, customer service, patient care and strategic planning in their daily operations....

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Safety First: Hospital Prioritizes Staff Safety

Workplace violence, including verbal or physical aggression outside of high risk patient areas, is one of the Hospital’s priority concerns. The development and implementation of safety policies and programs at the Hospital are guided by the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Ministry of Labour. Key focus areas regarding workplace violence are prevention, measurement, and response strategies....

Supporting Employees and their Health

Caring for employees of Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre means that employees can care for patients and their families. The Attendance Support Program (ASP) is a great way to help employees improve their attendance, while simultaneously supporting patient care....

Report from Matt Simeoni Chair, Board of Directors

I consider serving on the Board of Directors of our Hospital a great privilege. Although it requires intensive commitment of time and energy, it is rewarding to influence the quality care that is provided at our Hospital to the people of Northwestern Ontario....

Unlock the Potential of Food

‘Unlocking the Potential of Food’ is what 2019’s Nutrition Month is all about. Throughout March, Nutrition Month puts a focus on the importance of healthy eating and promotes a Registered Dietitian (RD) as the most credible source of food and nutrition information....