Joined by representatives from the City of Thunder Bay, the Crime Prevention Council, and the Anti-Racism Advisory Committee, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) staff and Patient and Family Advisors announced their commitment to the respect. initiative, showcasing what it means for the care they provide and its goal in creating a respectful community.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Regional Cancer Care Northwest is challenging Ontarians to make the first move and reduce their risk of developing the fourth most commonly diagnosed cancer in the province.
Today, standing just outside the bunker of the newly installed Cyclotron in the Health Services Centre, Chair of the Exceptional Cancer Care Campaign, Paul Fitzpatrick, welcomed representatives from The Paterson Foundation to announce a spectacular gift to the Exceptional Cancer Care Campaign, specifically directed to the Cyclotron.
The Boards of Directors of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) and the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute (TBRRI) are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. William McCready - TBRHSC’s current Chief of Staff - as interim President and CEO of TBRHSC and acting CEO of TBRRI. Dr. McCready will assume these roles for both organizations in June, and remain until the engagement of a permanent President and CEO.
The grand prize winner, June Martyn, drove away in her new 2015 Acura ILX, generously donated outright by Balmoral Park Acura, allowing more funds to go directly to cardiac care. “Raising around $100,000 for state-of-the-art cardiac equipment over the past 2 years is a big deal and Balmoral Park Acura is thrilled to have been part of this,” said Ryan Witiluk, General Manager. “We see the impact these funds have had on our community and are extremely thankful for the excellent level of care we have in Northwestern Ontario.”
Today, under snowy conditions, the $3.5 million, 28-tonne cyclotron arrived in Thunder Bay and was installed into its new home at the Health Services Centre located at 1040 Oliver Road. This is an exciting day for everyone who has worked so hard to bring the cyclotron to Thunder Bay, says Mike Campbell, Director of Cyclotron Operations, Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute (TBRRI). It is an honour to be involved with this project knowing how much work people have done to ensure its success.
(Thunder Bay, ON – Thursday, February 5, 2015) Today, for the first time, the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) welcomed French-speaking grade 11 students in Thunder Bay for a one-day injury awareness and prevention program.
In less than 10 minutes, My CancerIQ users can calculate their personalized risk of developing breast, cervical, colorectal and lung cancers through a series of interactive questionnaires. Based on the results, My CancerIQ helps Ontarians reduce their cancer risk by providing personalized recommendations and access to additional trusted resources.
Seventy chairs in the cafeteria at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) were covered in black today, representing the 70 different known carcinogens found in cigarette smoke, including second-hand smoke.