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The Northern Cancer Fund Partners with Screw Cancer™

Starting today, you can screw cancer and give hope in your community by purchasing the Screw Cancer™ screwdriver in support of the Northern Cancer Fund. The Screw Cancer™ campaign is partnering with the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation, as well as Prostate Cancer Canada, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation (Hamilton, ON), the Northern Cancer Foundation (Sudbury, ON), and...

Employee Gifts Celebrated at Luncheon

Staff at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute and Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation were celebrated today at a recognition luncheon for their contribution to world-class healthcare, but perhaps not in the way one would expect....

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Financial Wellness 101: Take Control of Your Financial Stress

If money and financial issues are a struggle for you, don’t worry, you are not alone. According to the Financial Planning Standards Council study, 42 % of Canadians rank ‘money’ as their greatest stress, ahead of ‘personal health’. Furthermore, stress is often one of the main culprits of many chronic diseases and illnesses, making financial wellness essential for good health...

Celebrating the People who Make our Hospital Great

“We value employees because our people make our hospital great,” said Amanda Bjorn, Vice President, Human Resources at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. Recognizing employees, professional staff, and volunteers for their dedication and hard work is a priority. “We recently hosted the third annual Employee Recognition Week, because we know how important it is to feel valued at work,”...

Nurse Led Outreach Team Helping People Avoid Visits to Hospital

Just over a dozen Nurse Led Outreach teams exist in Ontario, and one of the most unique of these is at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. Since 2009, the team has supported many clients to manage medical conditions outside the hospital, helping them to avoid Emergency Department visits and decrease the need for a Hospital stay....