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SLMHC Proud of Staff, Physician Dedication to Excellence Despite Ongoing Challenges
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) proudly recognizes the dedication and resilience of our staff and physicians. Their ongoing pursuit of excellence in quality of care and service delivery, despite substantial system pressures and challenges, has not gone unnoticed.
SLMHC receives Microscope for ENT Specialty Clinic
A Zeiss operating microscope was graciously donated to SLMHC’s Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Specialty Clinic by the Hospital for Sick Children, located in Toronto.
SLMHC Welcomes First Baby of 2024
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) is proud to welcome its first newborn of 2024! Jolynn Bottle and Yzerman Skunk welcomed the arrival of their son Yuri J. Grant Skunk on Jan. 1 at 2:31 a.m.
SLMHC COVID-19 Outbreak Declared Over
In consultation with public health authorities, the COVID-19 outbreak at Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) has been declared over.
SLMHC main entrance.
COVID-19 Outbreak Declared at SLMHC
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) has identified cases of hospital-acquired COVID 19. This means that, effective immediately, SLMHC will limit visitors to a maximum of two (2) per patient. For more info, click here.
SLMHC remembers, honours first Elder in Residence Emily Gregg
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) would like to express sincere condolences to the family and extended family of Emily Gregg. In 2006, Emily became the first Elder in Residence at SLMHC, under the Traditional Healing Program.
SLMHC mourns, remembers influential elder Helen Cromarty
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre expresses sincere condolences to the family and extended family of Helen Cromarty. Helen worked as the Special Advisor on First Nations Health from 2007 to 2013 at SLMHC.
Rapid Access Addictions Medicine Clinic operating out of SLMHC, Sioux Lookout Emergency Shelter
The new Rapid Access Addictions Medicine (RAAM) Clinic is now operating out of Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centres’ (SLMHC) Mental Health and Addiction Program (MHAP) and the Sioux Lookout Emergency Shelter. The RAAM Clinic offers addictions services for people interested in getting help with substance use. Read more, here.
Celebrating Careers: Margie Kimball says goodbye after 19 years at SLMHC, ECU
After 19 years at Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC), Margie Kimball is officially saying farewell. Read more, here.
Dean Osmond Named President, CEO of SLMHC
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre’s (SLMHC) Board of Directors announce Dean Osmond is appointed President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately.
Celebrating Careers: Lori Donnelly retires after over 40 years with SLMHC
After 41 years at Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC), Lori Donnelly is officially saying goodbye.
Kaitlin Negus selected as this years’ Northern Ambassador Award winner
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine University (NOSM University) selected Kaitlin Negus, Clinical Dietitian at Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC), as this year’s recipient of the Northern Ambassador Award.
SLMHC Emergency Department Upgrades Promote Increased Patient, Staff Safety
Renovations are underway in Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre’s (SLMHC) Emergency Department to create additional capacity for safe rooms. This will enable SLMHC to more effectively care for patients presenting with acute mental health conditions.
Base Operation Funding Approved for New MRI at SLMHC
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) is proud to announce it will receive base funding from Ontario Health North West to support the operation of a new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scanner.
Dean Osmond Appointed Acting President, CEO of SLMHC
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre’s (SLMHC) Board of Directors announce Dean Osmond is appointed Acting President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective February 1.
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SLMHC President and CEO Douglas Semple Resigns
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre’s (SLMHC) Board of Directors announce Douglas Semple is resigning as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SLMHC, effective February 1.
SLMHC Welcomes First Baby of 2023
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) is proud to welcome its first newborn of 2023!
New Year’s Greetings from SLMHC
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) sends wishes of wellness for 2023 to our patients, community, and surrounding communities.

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