With Acute Mental Health being one of the key priorities in our Strategic Plan 2020, we definitely wanted to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week. The annual national event takes place the first week of May and encourages people from all walks of life to learn, talk, reflect and engage with others on all issues relating to mental health.
Young people in their final years of high school who have not yet decided on a career choice or those considering a second career in healthcare are invited to attend a Clinical Careers Open House on Monday, May 30 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., hosted by Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC).
This month the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) clinical trials team is rolling out the “ASK ME” campaign. The trials team and other hospital staff are wearing buttons in a cross-Canada initiative to increase awareness about clinical trials.
The Health and Wellness Expo event is held annually at the 55+ Centre. This event provided an opportunity for the general public to learn about many areas of health and wellness. The Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network, partnering with Superior North Emergency Medical Services participated in this fair with an interactive approach.
National Nursing Week annually falls during the second week of May, coinciding with May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday, in recognition of the dedication and achievements of nursing professionals. Since 2004, TBRHSC has evolved into a world-class, academic health care facility, which could not have been accomplished without the hard work and dedication of our nursing staff.
Wednesday May 4th, 2016 is Mammothon! Mammothon is a one-day breast cancer screening event that encourages Ontario women between 50 and 74 years, who are overdue or who have never had a mammogram to take action, make the time, and get screened.
Jean Murray is proud to volunteer as a Sales Assistant in Seasons Gift Shop at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. “We really try to promote the fact that it is owed by volunteers. A lot of people think Seasons Gift Shop is a private business or owned by the hospital.”
High school, college and university students, retirees, and business people - these are the types of Volunteers and Patient Family Advisors you will see at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation (TBRHSF) and Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC).