Approval granted for planning of All Nations Hospital – Daily Miner and News

January 22, 2019

The Lake of the Woods District Hospital has been given approval from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to proceed with the first phase of planning for the All Nations Hospital project.

“We are truly excited to begin planning this long-awaited project that is so important for the communities and Indigenous Peoples we serve,” said LWDH board chair Wendy Cuthbert in a news release.

“We look forward to working with our partners, Indigenous peoples, staff, physicians, Kenora and the surrounding communities to ensure their ideas inform our new facility.”

The concept of an All Nations Hospital began when members of the Kenora Chiefs Advisory, elders and health directors visited an All Nations Hospital model in Fort Qu’Appelle, Sask. in 2011 and developed a vision of having a similar model in Kenora.

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