What this particular P.A.R.T.Y. lacks in music and games, it makes up for in valuable knowledge and prevention. That’s what students from Matawa Learning Centre learned by attending Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre’s P.A.R.T.Y. (Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth).
Three new cardiac/vital signs monitors in 2B are improving patient care in several ways, ultimately leading to better monitoring of patients and allowing staff to spend more time caring for patients. The 2B unit is a specialized medical unit for patients with respiratory difficulties and illnesses including cardiopulmonary disease (COPD), pneumonia, and respiratory infections.
Dr. Nicole Zavagnin, Regional Primary Care Lead with Cancer Care Ontario and Prevention and Screening Services at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, answers frequently asked questions about breast cancer prevention, screening and risk in this two-part series.
Recent survey results reveal the Health Sciences Centre as a great place to volunteer. In fact, of the 36 Ontario hospitals that completed the 2015 Ontario Standardized Volunteer Opinion Survey, our Hospital was rated among the highest.
In the last few years, radon has quickly become a trending health topic. As discussions swirl and opinions begin to flare, Caroline Cox, Radon Awareness Project Coordinator from EcoSuperior, is ready to set the facts straight about radon.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Dr. Nicole Zavagnin is encouraging women to get screened for breast cancer. In this two-part article series, Dr. Zavagnin, Regional Primary Care Lead with Cancer Care Ontario and Prevention and Screening Services at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about breast cancer prevention, screening and risk.
When Steven Louis Chapman from Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) First Nation was first diagnosed with kidney failure, he did what most other residents from remote, northern communities have done before him – moved to Thunder Bay for treatment. Now, thanks to the joined efforts of our Hospital, his community, and the Ontario Renal Network, Chapman has been able to return home to rejoin his family and community while he continues his treatment.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Prevention and Screening Services at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre is encouraging all women, ages 50 to 74 years, to get screened for breast cancer.