The most precious patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit are receiving leading-edge care thanks to donors to the Health Sciences Foundation. Grants totaling $180,000 provided new isolettes to regulate body temperature, a safer shuttle to transport newborns in incubators, and equipment to provide breathing assistance for newborns with respiratory issues.
Caring for people may involve making ethical decisions. The Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre has support available for consultation for specific ethical decisions, by invitation from our patients or their substitute decision maker and their families or any one of the interprofessional care team members.
Health Sciences Centre staff, patients and families who have concerns or need clarification about ethical aspects of patient care may contact one of the following:
Department of Quality and Risk Management: 684-6019
After hours, dial “0” to contact Switchboard to page the Bioethicist.