Through the generosity of donors, the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation has been able to continue its strong support for cardiac care at TBRHSC with $274,000 in grants to purchase new, specialized pieces of equipment such as a unit for the Cardiac Cath Lab that clears away hardened plaque from arteries and help locate veins deep inside the body for pacemaker insertion. As well, a second life-saving intra-aortic balloon pump, which opens up arteries to restore blood flow after a major heart attack or failure, ensures 24/7 coverage for patients.
The Nutrition and Food Service team works collaboratively to ensure food is of high quality, nutritious and safe as well as compliant to prescribed diet orders.
Patient meals and snacks are prepared fresh by certified cooks and trained staff, using the cook/chill method.
Meal delivery times are approximately:
Each unit is equipped with a pantry kitchenette, stocked with items for patient consumption.
Meals are based on a menu cycle. If you have food preferences or allergies please inform your primary care provider, nurse, or dietitian. The Nutrition and Food Service Department is pleased to offer Expressly For You, a room service program where patients are able to place their meal orders through a Host/Hostess using iPad technology.
For Cafeteria information, please see Cafeteria