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New Monument Celebrates Healthcare History

Built in the 1930s on an ancient escarpment overlooking Lake Superior, the Port Arthur General Hospital served residents until its closure in 2004, when the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre opened. When it was demolished in 2010, a former Registered Nurse from the Hospital, Shirley King, asked construction workers to save three stone blocks that graced the lake view...

New Clinic Supports Equitable Access to Care

Mandated by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and in partnership with the North West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), the adoption of “Rapid Access Clinics” (RAC) combines the Regional Joint Assessment Centre (hip and knee) and Inter-Professional Spine Assessment and Education (lower back pain) clinics. The central intake, assessment and management model of the RAC have proven...

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Report from Matt Simeoni

Our Hospital is committed to curtail smoking on the property. I applaud the initiatives of the Government of Ontario to reduce smoking rates, including amendments to the Smoke-Free Ontario Act to include the enforcement of smoke-free grounds for hospitals....

World Diabetes Day

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and November 14 is World Diabetes Day. This year the focus is on diabetes and family. Chances are someone in your family may be affected by diabetes or prediabetes....

Hospital Welcomes New Chief of Staff

The Chief of Staff is the head of the medical staff (physicians). The position includes providing leadership and guidance to the medical staff and promoting effective communication between the medical staff, administration and Board of Directors....