Gardening season is here! For a successful end product, focus on the foundation of every garden – the soil. The quality of your crops depends on the composition and preparation of your soil. If you haven’t already made your compost at home, it might be time to try it out.
According to an Ipsos survey, as many as 1.8 million Ontarians mistakenly believe they are a registered organ and tissue donor. This BeADonor month, show your support for the 1,500 people in Ontario waiting for an organ transplant by checking your registration status.
December 15, 2016 marked the Grand Opening of the Multi-Faith Sanctuary at the Wilson Memorial General Hospital site, part of the North of Superior Health Care Group (NOSH). The sanctuary was created to provide a space for families to visit with loved ones undergoing palliative care.
Surge capacity is a situation at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre where there are more patients than the normal bed occupancy. As a result, new patients who come through the Emergency Department and need to be admitted often have to wait for a bed to open up, or end up being admitted to temporary accommodations, such as Family Lounges (sunrooms) or day surgery stretchers.
Dr. Mary MacDonald is Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre’s newest vascular surgeon. Originally from Halifax, she joined our team of talented physicians last November as a key player of the expanding cardiovascular program.
A new series of clinical trials now underway at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre has a strong Thunder Bay connection. Dr. Samuel Pichardo, a research scientist at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute, is helping oncologists at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre to explore new methods of using high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) to help treat cancer tumours in patients.