Crystal Covello brings home $615,790, winner of the May Thunder Bay 50/50 Jackpot

Crystal Covello from Thunder Bay, ON is the lucky winner of the May Thunder Bay 50/50 Grand Prize draw, bringing home a jackpot of $615,790.

Emergency Medicine Day (May 27)

Today we celebrate the specialty of Emergency Medicine, and we salute all the amazing people that work in our Emergency Department, and those across the world.

Art as Therapy

Art is one activity that provides the inpatients of Forensic Mental Health the opportunity to express themselves creatively, explore new skills and find enjoyment, as they navigate treatment before community reintegration.

Join the Active Commute Challenge

Thunder Bay and District are kicking off June with a month-long Active Commute Challenge. Starting Wednesday, June 1st, rethink your commute and swap your car with any form of active transportation.

Roots to Harvest’s Tomato Sales (June 2)

Roots to Harvest is back selling their popular tomato plants at our Hospital. On Thursday, June 2nd from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, three types of tomato plants will be for sale in the courtyard outside of the cafeteria.

Transitional Care Unit (TCU) COVID-19 Outbreak Declared Over

Please be advised that the COVID-19 outbreak at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre’s TCU is declared over as of May 27, 2022. All restrictions have been lifted.

Moving Forward: Life with Kidney Disease

Ever wondered what living with kidney disease is like for your patients? Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre’s Renal Department highlights the patient experience through a series of short videos.

Spring Up to Clean Up (May 31)

Our Hospital’s Green Team is proud to be participating in EcoSuperior’s 26th Annual Spring Up to Clean Up initiative.

Bike Tune-Ups Are Back! Get Your Wheels Ready to Ride

Bike tune-ups are back at TBRHSC during the last week of May! Get your wheels ready to ride with a Level 1 Pit Stop bike tune-up from the knowledgeable and helpful staff from Fresh Air and Rollin’ Thunder.

A new X-Ray machine and dedicated MRTs mean better patient care in the Fracture Clinic

Thanks to our generous donors, patient care at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre’s Fracture Clinic got a huge boost this winter with the installation of a brand new X-ray unit.

Community Outbreak Status Update (May 25)

Please be advised that a COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at BISNO-McKellar Place on the 6th Floor (325 Archibald Street S) as of May 24, 2022. All restrictions are in place.

TBay Walk/Run for Breath (June 4)

Join in the fun and participation in a 2 km or 5 km walk/run and raise valuable funds for lung cancer.

Provincial Stroke Rounds (June 1)

The West GTA Stroke Network Presents, “Return to Work, Income, and Access to Social Services & Resources for Low Income Stroke Survivors’ on June 1st.

2C, 3B, 3C Meet Monthly Hand Hygiene Compliance Goal

Congratulations to the teams on 2C, 3B and 3C for meeting their hand hygiene compliance goals for the month of April! Each team celebrated with some sweet treats last week.

Temporary Changes to Flavours Café and Customer Feedback

In order to help us better understand your needs, please take two minutes to complete the short survey (attached), or complete online. The survey will run from May 24 to June 10 and hard copies can be picked up and submitted at our Servers Station in our Flavours Café.

Community Outbreak Status Update

Please be advised that a COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Shelter House, 420 George Street as of May 20, 2022. All restrictions are in place.

Rhonda

CEO’s Blog – May 20, 2022

As you know, accreditation is a point in time assessment on our journey to excellence. It is a test and a great indication, however, of the amazing work we have been able to continue even through the challenges of the pandemic.

Thank You to Our Accreditation Teams

A big thank you goes out to all the groups and teams for their contributions to accreditation over the past many weeks and months.

New Resources Available on the Staffing Office Intranet Page

Do you have questions about scheduling? Check out some of the new resources on the Staffing Office intranet page.

Did you miss Accreditation Canada’s General Debriefing? Watch it here

This general debriefing session, conducted by Accreditation Canada Surveyor Marianne Walker, provided opportunity to report back to all staff about the survey, and highlight the successes and what our Hospital is doing well.

A Day in the Life of a TBRHSC Volunteer

During National Volunteer Week (April 25-29), members of Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre’s senior leadership team were invited to experience a “day in the life” of a Hospital volunteer.

Employee Donor Spotlight: Joanne, Medical Records

Today’s Employee Donor Spotlight is focusing on Joanne who works in Medical Records at the Hospital. Joanne has been donating through payroll for 23 years!

Prevent Theft by Properly Locking Your Bicycle

A reminder to all staff, professional staff, learners, and volunteers to lock up their bicycles at designated bike racks. Please see the attached poster for directions on how to properly lock your bikes to help avoid theft.

Update your email signatures and business cards

The username and email changes are complete as of May 2nd. Please update your email signatures to your new format.