Health

Looking for Golfers!

Our Charity Golf Tournament is happening this Saturday, June 22. We are looking for 11 golfers to make it a sold out and super event. We need 2 teams of 4 and 3 individuals to complete a team. Great prizes, tasty snacks, delicious dinner and testing your golfing skills; all while supporting our local hospital. Everyone wins when you sign ...

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Le nouveau projet d’hôpital de la baie James

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Dans le cadre du budget 2017, l’Ontario prévoit affecter 9 milliards de dollars en subventions d’immobilisations afin de soutenir la réalisation de nouveaux projets hospitaliers aux quatre coins de la province. Cela portera le total des investissements qu’il prévoit effectuer dans l’infrastructure hospitalière à plus de 20 milliards de dollars au cours des dix prochaines années. La première ministre Kathleen Wynne ...

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New Hospital Project for James Bay Region

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As part of the 2017 Budget, Ontario plans to provide $9 billion in capital grants to support the construction of new hospital projects across the province. This will bring Ontario’s total planned investment in hospital infrastructure to more than $20 billion over the next 10 years. Premier Kathleen Wynne was at the Weeneebayko General Hospital today to announce that Ontario ...

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Autism Coalition Demands Immediate Action

The Ontario Autism Coalition (OAC) is outraged by recent reports from the Financial Accountability Office (FAO)1 and a Freedom of Information (FOI) request from the Canadian Press,2 which expose the disastrous failures of the Ontario Autism Program (OAP). Despite funding being doubled, the program still fails to deliver the bare minimum in services to the vast majority of autistic children and youth ...

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Majority of NOSM University MD Graduates Choose Family Medicine

NOSM University is succeeding in its mission to help create a flourishing health workforce to serve Northern Ontario. The Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) has concluded its work for 2024. All 69 eligible NOSM University MD students were matched to residency programs. Critically, 38 of those students were matched to family medicine (55%)—the highest proportional rate in Canada. NOSM University ...

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RBC Foundation Makes Generous Donation to Lady Dunn Health Centre

The RBC Foundation recently announced a $5,000 gift to the Lady Dunn Health Centre in support of nursing education. The gift, administered by the LDHC Foundation, enabled 2 nurses to complete the Infection Prevention and Control program. Regional and local RBC staff were on hand to present a cheque to the Foundation. The initiative is part of the RBC Foundation’s ...

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Lady Dunn Health Centre Among Northeastern Ontario Hospitals Going Digital

The electronic medical records of Lady Dunn Health Centre patients will soon be available to authorized clinicians at 23 partner hospitals throughout Northeastern Ontario, announced Kadean Ogilvie, CEO, Lady Dunn Health Centre. The digital health upgrade will help make health care delivery more efficient, reduce the need for repeat testing and review of patients’ medical histories, and help prevent medical ...

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Ontario Celebrates Nurses During National Nursing Week

Today, Sylvia Jones, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, issued the following statement recognizing Nursing Week, May 6-12, 2024: “Ontario is proud to recognize the incredible contributions of registered nurses, registered practical nurses and nurse practitioners this Nursing Week. They step up, day in and day out, to provide high-quality and compassionate care to Ontario families when they need it ...

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L’Ontario rend hommage au personnel infirmier durant la Semaine nationale des soins infirmiers

Aujourd’hui, la vice-première ministre et ministre de la Santé, Sylvia Jones, a publié la déclaration suivante pour célébrer la Semaine des soins infirmiers qui a lieu du 6 au 12 mai 2024 : « L’Ontario est fier de rendre hommage aux contributions exceptionnelles du personnel infirmier autorisé, du personnel infirmier auxiliaire autorisé et du personnel infirmier praticien à l’occasion de ...

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Protect Yourself from Tick Bites This Summer

  As temperatures start to climb this time of year, the Ontario government is encouraging people across the province to take precautions to prevent tick bites and reduce the risk of contracting Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases, when enjoying the outdoors. Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases can cause potentially serious infections if you’re bitten by an infected black-legged ...

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Spring Tea a Success

Spring arrived at the second Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation High Tea. Participants arrived in their best finery for the sold out event. The event was generously sponsored by Alamos Gold Inc. and Judy Page Moore Catering. Hosted by Judy Page Moore Catering tea and delicious sandwiches and mouth watering sweets were enjoyed by all. Austin Hemphill General Manager of ...

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