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Exciting news from Hospital activities as well as reports from the CEO are available and will be updated with new information as it becomes available!

  • Queen's Park Healthcare_April 2016

    Queen’s Park All eyes on health care; Only by working together can the system be fixed The Hamilton Spectator Published : March 28th, 2016 Behind closed doors at Queen’s Park, Health Minister Eric Hoskins and a team of senior bureaucrats are preparing to unveil a massive reform of the health-care ...

  • Changes coming for pharmacists, increased authority to immunize

    Changes coming for pharmacists, increased authority to immunize Cambridge Times Published : April 3rd, 2016 Byline : Lisa Rutledge CAMBRIDGE - Pharmacists will soon be able to give travel vaccine injections, as well as a handful of other immunizations, as part of a government effort to make health care more accessible ...

  • Toronto officials issue fentanyl alert_April 2016

    Toronto officials issue fentanyl alert The Globe and Mail Published : March 30th, 2016 Byline : KAREN HOWLETT Public health officials in Toronto are raising the alarm for the second time in recent weeks about the risks associated with fentanyl after reports of a spike in fatal overdoses. Toronto Public Health issued an ...

  • Message from GDH CEO

    Message from GDH CEO March 2016 I would like to begin by thanking our Hospital Auxiliary. This past weekend, March 5, 2016, the annual Penny Auction was held at the Robert Frost Legion. The Auxiliary volunteers worked tirelessly to organize this large event. Between the baked goods and prizes, it was a resounding success. ...

  • Board Member Resigns

    Geraldton District Hospital Retiring Board Member Receives Gift from Board Chair on March 1, 2016 Shirley Tyance resigned from the Board of Directors at Geraldton District Hospital after serving 4 ½ years. Shirley receives a gift from Jamie McPherson, Board Chair on behalf of the Board of Directors and the hospital ...

  • GDH QI Community Meeting

    Geraldton District Hospital Quality Improvement Community Meeting Improving quality of care in your community The Geraldton District Hospital would like to invite patients and their families to provide their input on quality initiatives that the Hospital is pursuing over the next year. Each year the Hospital develops a Quality ...

  • Highlights of the Ontario budget

    Highlights of the Ontario budget Simcoe.com Published : February 25th, 2016 Arrived : February 26th, 2016 TORONTO — Finance Minister Charles Sousa delivered the Ontario budget on Thursday. Here are some of the highlights: — The budget deficit for fiscal year 2015-16 is expected to come in at $5.7 billion, down from ...

  • Hospitals grapple with assisted dying

    Hospitals grapple with assisted dying Owen Sound Sun Times Published : February 25th, 2016 Byline : Don Crosby Hospitals must soon decide whether they support physician assisted death. Provinces have until June 6 to produce legislation that sets the ground rules for physician-assisted death “I think the advent of physician ...

  • Ontario Announces New Chief Medical Officer of Health

    Ontario Announces New Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. David Williams Chosen By All-Party Legislative Committee Dr. David Williams has been appointed as the province's new Chief Medical Officer of Health, effective February 16, 2016. Since July 1, 2015, Dr. Williams has been Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health. He has worked ...

  • News Release_NW LHIN Feb 1 2016

    News Release New Plan Focuses on Improving Health Outcomes for Residents of Northwestern Ontario Health System Transformation Remains at the Heart of the Plan February 1, 2016, Thunder Bay – Today, the North West LHIN released its Integrated Health Service Plan 2016-2019, which intends to continue advancing health system transformation ...

  • First Nations leaders urge action on health

    First Nations leaders urge action on health Simcoe.com Published : January 15th, 2016 Section : Canada OTTAWA — Indigenous leaders are pushing Canada to confront “deplorable” health conditions for their people as federal, territorial and provincial ministers prepare to meet in Vancouver next week to work on a new health accord. ...

  • Assisted death no longer illegal_Feb 2016

    Assisted death no longer illegal; 'It's a monumental change. It is a life-and death decision' Published : February 10th, 2016 Byline : Paul Schliesmann Canada’s doctors and healthcare professionals awoke last week to a new reality: That one of their patients might ask their assistance to die —and that person would have the legal right ...