Dr. Bryce Brown, part of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre family since 2006, is one of 50 Hospital Donation Physicians (HDPs) working to support organ and tissue donation within Ontario hospitals.
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) is looking to address the spiritual needs of patients receiving care at the Cancer Centre through the development of a Spiritual Care volunteer position.
Each year tobacco claims 13,000 lives of Ontarians and directly costs Ontario’s healthcare system $2.2 billion. That’s why the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA) has been one of Ontario’s front-running public health policies since 1994.
Cathy Topp Walks the Talk. Topp is an Operating Room (OR) Coordinator at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) who was nominated by her peers for a Walk the Talk Award. Each year, TBRHSC distributes Walk the Talk Awards in a number of categories to acknowledge and reward employees and physicians who go above and beyond in their work.
January is a time for New Year’s resolutions and lifestyle changes. As the new year begins, we generally aim to improve the physical health of our bodies and reduce stress. Our primary focus is on the body and mind, but what about the spirit? Michael Robinson, Spiritual Care Provider at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre (TBRHSC), agrees spiritual wellness is often overlooked.
The Transfusion Services department at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) was recently praised at a site visit from the Canadian Blood Services and the Ontario Blood Coordinating Network for rating among the best performers in adopting best practices, judicious use of blood products, excellent inventory management and low waste.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Bearskin Airlines Hope Classic Curling Bonspiel, which raises money, through the Northern Cancer Fund, for the Linda Buchan Breast Screening and Assessment Centre at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.