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New Blanket Warmer for Cancer Patients at Hopital Notre-Dame Hospital

Donors across Northwestern Ontario continue to provide HOPE and exceptional cancer care services thanks to donations to the Northern Cancer Fund of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation. Today it was announced that Hopital Notre-Dame Hospital was the recipient of a grant in the amount of $5,305 for a new blanket warmer for the cancer program....

5 Forks Bachelors for Hope Charity Auction Raises $67,657!

A feeling of celebration was in the air Friday night as hundreds of women filled the ballroom at the Valhalla Inn for the 19th annual 5 Forks Bachelors for Hope Charity Auction. Always a popular event, this year didn’t disappoint with a fresh round of 10 eligible Bachelors paired with fantastic date packages up for bidding....

On the Road Again: Screen for Life Coach Returns to the Region

The Screen for Life Coach is on the road again, returning to a full travel season this spring. The mobile health screening service, that provides breast, cervical and colon cancer screening, visits more than 70 different locations throughout the year....

Research Ethics Boards Align

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and Lakehead University have strengthened the research ethics review process. A new reciprocal agreement leverages the strengths of each organization’s Research Ethics Board (REB)....

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April is BeADonor month. Are you sure you’re registered?

According to an Ipsos survey, as many as 1.8 million Ontarians mistakenly believe they are a registered organ and tissue donor. This BeADonor month, show your support for the 1,500 people in Ontario waiting for an organ transplant by checking your registration status....

Multi-Faith Sanctuary at Wilson Memorial General Hospital

December 15, 2016 marked the Grand Opening of the Multi-Faith Sanctuary at the Wilson Memorial General Hospital site, part of the North of Superior Health Care Group (NOSH). The sanctuary was created to provide a space for families to visit with loved ones undergoing palliative care....

Understanding Surge Capacity: We have enough beds

Surge capacity is a situation at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre where there are more patients than the normal bed occupancy. As a result, new patients who come through the Emergency Department and need to be admitted often have to wait for a bed to open up, or end up being admitted to temporary accommodations, such as Family Lounges...

Hospital Welcomes New Vascular Surgeon

Dr. Mary MacDonald is Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre’s newest vascular surgeon. Originally from Halifax, she joined our team of talented physicians last November as a key player of the expanding cardiovascular program....