Fort Severn First Nation
Nursing Station

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Description
Provides 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, homecare workers, a community health representative and xray technicians
  • Performs diagnostic imaging (xrays)
  • Provides physician consultations one week per month through a visiting physician
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops
    in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases

Addresses individual health care needs by providing:
  • 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
Comments
Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern ChiefsPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9Community Telehealth Coordinator (CTC): Roseanne Miles, email: roseannemiles@knet.ca; phone: 807-478-2584
Eligibility
Members of Fort Severn First Nation
Application Process
Appointments highly recommended
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Applicable
Legal Status
(10) Local Government
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Agency Information
Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On November 26, 2018

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