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Intensive Care Outreach Services Improve Patient Care

Some in the hospital need close monitoring due to the seriousness of their injury or illness. Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre’s Medical Emergency Team (MET) and Regional Critical Care Response (RCCR) program are essential services that deliver high quality critical care to countless patients throughout Northwestern Ontario, improving the quality of care and patient outcomes....

Discharge Planning Eases Transition To Home for Indigenous Patients

Discharge plans support patients to transition from hospital to home. They include the steps to be taken and the services that need to be in place to ensure a safe transition home. A discharge plan must be in place before an admitted patient is released from Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. This process is different, and often more difficult,...

Supporting Indigenous Communities to Get Screened

Cancer screening is the key to detecting cancer early, when it is the most treatable. Unfortunately, accessing screening services can be far more challenging for those living in remote, Northern communities....