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Gift Tag Tree ensures gifts for patients at NBRHC

Gift Tag Tree ensures gifts for patients at NBRHC

Kendra Clarke and Taylor Mueller, NBRHC Foundation staff members hanging patient’s wish tags on the giving tree. NORTH BAY – More than 100 patients at the North Bay Regional Health… Read more »

North Bay selected for “Rolls Royce” forensic unit

North Bay selected for “Rolls Royce” forensic unit

Ontario’s first and only high-intensity forensic mental health unit for women will begin accepting patients next year North Bay Regional Health Centre has been selected as the site of a… Read more »

Room for everybody

Room for everybody

A fixture of Sudbury, Paris Natural Foods and the co-located Sudbury Homeopathic Clinic serve as a nexus for health food aficionados and devotees of natural healing Customers walking into Paris… Read more »

Mindfulness course offers stress relief at HSN

Mindfulness course offers stress relief at HSN

Course blends eastern and native teachings In a noisy, busy and cold hospital it is a welcome relief to find peace and quiet. Gary Petingola, a social worker at Health… Read more »

Battlefield stress disorder like any other illness

Battlefield stress disorder like any other illness

Stan French, a mental health nurse at the North Bay Regional Health Centre and a nursing officer with the Canadian Forces Reserves, is developing a reputation as an authority on… Read more »

Pictures worth a thousand words

Pictures worth a thousand words

Photos such as this one, above, helped patients share their feelings. The North Bay Regional Health Centre’s Photovoice anti-stigma project has been recognized as a leading practice. Photovoice facilitators Tamara… Read more »

HSN redefines  senior care

HSN redefines senior care

Linda Smith, an occupational therapist and day hospital clinical lead, demonstrates use of spiked cutting board designed to give stroke patients some degree of independence in the kitchen. Senior citizens… Read more »

A new era of health care for North Bay

A new era of health care for North Bay

Mark Hurst, president and CEO, in the lobby of the North Bay Regional Health Centre. New hospital opens January 29th. The end of next month, January 29th and 30th, the… Read more »

Mental health beds moving to Sudbury

Mental health beds moving to Sudbury

The fate of 31 specialized mental health care beds in northeastern Ontario appears to have been decided following a decision by the Northeast LHIN to move the beds from North… Read more »

Province to work on new mental health and addiction strategy for 2010

Province to work on new mental health and addiction strategy for 2010

An all-party committee has been formed by the Ontario legislature to help develop ways to improve access to mental health and addiction services in the province.The Select Committee on Mental… Read more »

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