Health

Community paramedic program in city expands

With the support of the Ontario government, more Kawartha Lakes seniors are being supported to stay safely in their homes while awaiting long-term care through the city’s community paramedic program, according to a media release.

RMH ‘special act’ passed by legislature

Kelly Isfan, president and CEO of Ross Memorial Hospital, issued a statement following ‘Bill PR65 2022 – An Act respecting the Ross Memorial Hospital’ passing third reading in the Ontario Legislature today.

Pinecrest to see expansion

The Ontario government is building 63 new and 65 upgraded beds at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon.

Health Coalitions worry Ross Memorial could abandon acute care with new bill

Lawyers for hospital say they're just trying to modernize language

A similar bill was proposed in 2020, known as “Private Bill 21,” which saw hundreds of people gathered in a meeting at the Lindsay Recreation Centre determined to stop it from passing. File photo.

Ross Memorial gets new CFO

Need the hospital? Wait times are longer than normal given staffing levels

Ross Memorial Hospital is currently experiencing higher than normal Emergency Department and inpatient volumes.

Vote with your teeth, says local health promoter

The next Ontario general election is coming up and the time to advocate for better access to dental care is now.

Health Coalition sounds alarm over more privatization of health care

The Kawartha Lakes Health Coalition has expressed alarm about the Ontario government’s plans for further privatization of provincial health care.