Our Vision:



Our Mission:

We will deliver a quality patient experience in an academic health care environment that is responsive to the needs of the population of Northwestern Ontario.


Patients ARE First:

  • Patients First
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Excellence

Value Definitions:

Patients First

We are respectful of and responsive to the needs and values of our patients, families and communities. Patient values guide all decisions.


We are responsible to advance a quality patient experience. We commit to social and fiscal accountability to internal and external stakeholders and for the delivery of services to our patients.


We honour the uniqueness of each individual and his/her culture.


We foster an environment of innovation and learning to advance a quality patient experience.


Patient and Family Centred Care is the philosophy that guides us. Patients and Families are at the centre of everything we do. We will focus our efforts on Patient Experience, Seniors' Health, Comprehensive Clinical Care, Aboriginal Health and Acute Mental Health.