2017 News Archive
SLMHC awarded Accreditation with Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada
SIOUX LOOKOUT, ON — Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) has been awarded Accreditation with Exemplary Standing, Accreditation Canada’s highest standing.
Dec 19, 2017
Pilot program to provide innovative healthcare solutions to SLMHC patients
From The Sioux Lookout Bulletin – The Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) is taking part in a first of its kind in Ontario, automated remote patient monitoring pilot program.
Dec 6, 2017
SLMHC’s Board of Directors appoints Dr. Barbara Russell-Mahoney as Chief of Staff
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Barbara Russell-Mahoney as the Chief of Staff of Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC).
Nov 20, 2017
We've uploaded a new web page to provide you with all the information you need to know about changes to SLMHC's parking system.
Sep 19, 2017
Lydia Harms recognized as OCHU PSW of the Year
Outstanding care, a positive attitude, and a willingness to go above and beyond at her job have earned Sioux Lookout’s Lydia Harms recognition as the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) Personal Support Worker (PSW) of the Year.
Sep 6, 2017
Gated parking to be installed at SLMHC
Patients, visitors, staff, management, and physicians will be required to pay to park on SLMHC grounds. Currently, most hospitals in Ontario charge parking fees that range anywhere from $2 to $20 per visit. At SLMHC, parking fees will be kept at reasonable rates.
Aug 23, 2017
SLMHC Board of Directors appoints Heather Lee as President and CEO
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Heather Lee as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre.
Jul 6, 2017
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre sweat lodge site blessed
The ceremony opened with drumming and singing led by area Elder Ralph Johnson and local drummers Tom Chisel, Thomas Fiddler, Allan Walski, and Joe Wesley. The blessing ceremony was led by Tom Chisel and Ralph Johnson. Acknowledgments were made by SLMHC Acting CEO & President Heather Lee, SLFNHA CAO Marie Lands, Sioux Lookout Mayor Doug Lawrence, Darryl Quedent representing the Lac Seul First Nation and SLMHC Traditional Programs Advisor Ms. Theresa Fiddler.
May 26, 2017
Ottawa to pay for travel companion for Indigenous women giving birth away from reserve
The federal government says it will now pay for someone to come with women — a policy change for which Dr. Joseph Dooley, the head of obstetrics at the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre, has long advocated.
Apr 12, 2017
Smoke-free grounds now at Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre
On April 1, 2017, Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) became 100% smoke-free by banning all forms of smoking from the all SLMHC grounds.
Apr 1, 2017
Fidget quilting to help comfort patients with cognitive disorders
Thoughtful staff at Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) have worked diligently to stitch five hand-made quilts for residents of William “Bill” George Extended Care who are living with dementia or similar cognitive disorders.
Jan 13, 2017