Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Health Services

Nursing station providing basic medical and health care services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Coordinates health care services through the Nursing Station; health team consists of Community Health Nurses and Representatives, a visiting Physician and Crisis Team workers
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops/clinics in areas that may include Child Care, Diabetes, Elderly & Chronic Disease, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Coordinates services of a visiting dentist

Addresses individual health care needs by providing:
  • Treatment of on-going health problems
  • Emergency services
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care with the community health nurse
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments

Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)
  • Provides access to specialized medical care using videoconferencing and other tele-diagnostic equipment
  • Allows specialists to remotely examine and prescribe treatments to patients in their home communities
  • Allows consultations for patients with specialty services such as physio, diabetes, etc
  • Provides opportunity for workshops and education sessions for staff and patients
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive care
Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)
Treaty #9
  • Community Telemedicine Coordinator (CTC): Annabel Bighead, ph: 807-735-1381 Ext 1378, email: annabelbighead@knet.ca
  • Community Telemedicine Coordinator Back-Up: Pauline Winnepetonga, ph: 807-442-2519, email: paulinewinnepetonga@knet.ca
Members of Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Application Process
Appointments highly recommended
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On July 11, 2019

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