Health

Ross Memorial gets new CFO

RMH facing high patient volumes, multiple outbreaks

Ross Memorial Hospital is impressing upon the local community the severity of the challenges the hospital is facing today due to high patient volumes and a second COVID-19 outbreak.

Free tuition, pay raises and online learning offered to local residents who want to be PSWs

Two Bobcaygeon long-term care homes and one Lindsay retirement home are a few of the local connections involved in a province-wide quest to boost numbers of  personal support workers.

Spotlight on public health inspectors in Canadian campaign

As part of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspector’s national awareness campaign, the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPR District Health Unit) is highlighting the work of its 16 Public Health Inspectors (PHI) in Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton County, and Northumberland County. 

Heading to the beach? Test the waters first

Water is an essential part of life. We drink it, bathe in it, and during the hot summer days we swim, play and enjoy recreational activities in it.

RMH welcomes Dr. Glasine Lawson to new Dr. Gargi Bhatia Family Birthing Centre

Ross Memorial is pleased to welcome Dr. Glasine Lawson, obstetrician/gynecologist to the hospital. Lawson grew up in Toronto and attended… Continue reading “RMH welcomes Dr. Glasine Lawson to new Dr. Gargi Bhatia Family Birthing Centre”

New doctor in Fenelon Falls

Kawartha Lakes Health Care Initiative (KLHCI) is pleased to announce that Dr. Luke Johnson will begin practicing with the Kawartha North Family Health Team (KNFHT) at their Fenelon Falls clinic starting in July.

Paramedics will be able to transfer care to hospital staff more quickly with new protocol

Ross Memorial Hospital and Kawartha Lakes Paramedic Services are partnering to implement a new program called Fit2Sit beginning on May 30 that will help reduce delays and allow paramedics to get back into service within the community faster.