Health

Together For Respect Rally

Apr 19, 2018 @ 08:21   Yesterday Wawa residents saw a rally at the Lady Dunn Health Centre. Health care workers employed by Ontario hospitals rallied across the province asking for respect and fairness in negotiations with the employers’ umbrella group, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA).   “In an exceptional show of solidarity, unions and workers across Ontario are taking action ...

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Charity Hockey Donates to the LDHC Foundation

Apr 18, 2018 @ 11:00 On Tuesday, April 10th staff members from the Wawa Family Health Team, the Lady Dunn Health Centre and the Algoma Paramedic Services were invited to participate in a charity hockey game. Players donated whatever they wished to the cause. A total of $440.00 was raised from the event. The LDHC Foundation would like to extend ...

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Liberal government fails to address unique health needs of Northern Ontario residents

Apr 17, 2018 @ 18:01 During question period, Algoma-Manitoulin MPP, Michael Mantha, asked the Liberal premier why the government continues to neglect the unique needs of northern Ontario communities after discovering a low-income constituent suffering from chronic pain is being forced to travel almost seventy kilometres to an emergency room, three times a week, just to refill his required prescription ...

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Healthcare underfunding puts Sudbury hospital jobs on chopping block

Apr 17, 2018 @ 14:42 Following news that Sudbury’s Health Sciences North intends to cut 76 more full-time jobs in order to balance the books, Ontario NDP health critic, France Gélinas blamed the Liberal government’s 15 years of healthcare cuts and budget freezes for the job losses being planned at the Sudbury hospital.   “This premier’s inadequate hospital funding has ...

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May Contain Nuts – The Fullness Equation

Apr 9, 2018 @ 08:24 Ever find yourself snacking just after supper, or lunch? You pick a little here and a little there, and before you know it your snacking has turned into another meal. Maybe your previous meal did not leave you full and satisfied. Enter the fullness equation! Having meals that contain both fibre & protein helps us ...

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NCU Delegates Group helps launch the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation’s “Spring Ahead to Better Health Care”

Mar 28, 2018 @ 09:21   The Northern Credit Union Delegates Group helped to launch the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation’s “Spring Ahead to Better Health Care” campaign with a donation of $350.00.  To date the Northern Credit Union Delegates Group has donated a total of $7,207.00.   The Spring Campaign flyers have been distributed through the post office. All donations ...

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APH’s Get Active Algoma with GooseChase – Begins today!

Mar 19, 2018 @ 10:00 This year, Algoma Public Health turns 50. To celebrate this milestone, we have partnered with Healthy Kids Community Challenge Sault Ste. Marie to bring you ‘Get Active Algoma’. ‘Get Active Algoma’ is all about people getting together, spending a good time with family/friends and going out in the community away from screen time. Screen time is ...

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Four New Long-Term Care Beds in Sault Ste. Marie

Mar 15, 2018 @ 11:20 The anouncement was made this morning, Ontario is opening four new long-term care beds in Sault Ste. Marie to help seniors access the care they need, closer to home. Ontario has committed to creating 5,000 long-term care beds over the next four years and 30,000 over the next ten years. The new beds at Mauno Kaihla ...

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To my Wawa Patients:

To my Wawa Patients:   I wish to inform you that I will be closing my practice effective May 1, 2018.  My husband and I will be moving to Southern Ontario to be closer to our families.   At this time, the Wawa Family Health Team is actively recruiting for a physician to replace me.  Please be reassured that you ...

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WFHT Present LDHC Foundation Chair with $1730 from 2018 Women’s Gala

 Feb 9, 2018 @ 08:24 The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation is pleased to announce that net proceeds from the 2018 Women’s Gala “Wiggle & Jiggle” held on January 26, 2018, was generously donated to the Foundation. The healthy donation of $1,730.00 will go towards the current campaign of raising funds for the purchase of two IV pumps ($13,000) and ...

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Algoma Public Health celebrates 50 years of service this year

Jan 25, 2018 @ 10:38 In November of 1968, Algoma Health Unit (now Algoma Public Health) was established as an official public health agency in Ontario. First providing service in Sault Ste. Marie and immediate area, it grew with the addition of townships north and east, Elliot Lake joined in 1978. Today Algoma Public Health main office in Sault Ste. ...

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Northern Ontario mental health crisis showcased at Sudbury committee hearing

Jan 16, 2018 @ 14:02 This morning, at a pre-budget committee hearing in Sudbury, Ontario’s growing mental health crisis was highlighted by a couple of presenters who urged the government to take immediate action. The Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs heard from the Sudbury/Manitoulin branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, and the Child and Family Centre. Both ...

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Generous Donations to the LDHC Wish Upon A Star Campaign!

Jan 12, 2018 @ 11:51 The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to all donors who contributed to the Foundation’s “Wish Upon A Star” campaign. Over $8,600 was donated through this holiday campaign. Generous hearts do prevail in the communities that the Lady Dunn Health Centre serves. Net proceeds will support the purchase of ...

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