Taking the Temperature

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This past October, the HSNVA made a major contribution to the Health Sciences North Intensive Care Unit, contributing $34,577.12 to help facilitate the purchase of new thermometers for the department.  Melissa Stringer and Corrie Myre, both employees at the Intensive Care Unit, joined the HSNVA in their October board meeting to explain the importance of […]

Ice, Ice Baby!

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In support of patient-centered care, the HSNVA donated an ice machine to the Emergency Department. The ice machine provides fluid options for patients and facilitates proper specimen collection when ice is required. Feedback from patients and staff in the Emergency Department has been very positive and HSNVA is proud to be a partner.

Le Petit Café Reopens!

On January 18th, Le Petit Café, located at HSN’s Sudbury Outpatient Clinic, reopened for business! Current hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and as of February 1, we will be extending our hours and will be opening from 7:30 a.m to 2:00 p.m. For employees at HSN, our 2-week daily luncheon specials can be viewed on […]

NEO Kids Foundation Gets an Early Christmas Present

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SUDBURY, ON—NEO Kids Foundation received an early Christmas gift this year thanks to Health Sciences North’s (HSN) Volunteer Association.  HSN’s Volunteer Association along with Santa and his helpers announced a $500,000 donation to NEO Kids Foundation. “On behalf of HSN’s Volunteer Association we are extremely excited to be making this pledge today,” says Cliff Richardson, […]

HSNVA Donates $5000 to In-Patient Social Work Fund

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HSNVA Vice-President Adam Haight, presented a $5000 cheque to Anna Lubinkov and Laurie Reed to the HSN In-Patient Social work fund, during the HSNVA’s January board meeting. The In-Patient Social Work Fund started the new year with a $5000 boost from the HSNVA.  The donation, which has been given annually by the HSNVA, is used to […]

HSNVA Surprises Infant Food Bank with $10,000

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This past October, the HSNVA donated some excess stock of quality onesies, t-shirts and hoodies to the Pregnancy Care Centre and Infant Food Bank. After learning about the Centre’s programming, the HSNVA realized that the services were important for keeping babies and children healthy. That’s why the Association returned for a surprise visit to the […]

Snozelen Pool Now Open!

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On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, the Pennies for Pediatrics campaign finally came to fruition with the opening of the Snoezelen Pool at HSN’s Children’s Treatment Centre. Launched in May 2012, this HSNVA campaign received a lot of support from various community groups and businesses, HSN staff and visitors to the hospital! The generosity was such […]