Patient & Family Stories

The generosity of our community helps the hospital provide advanced levels of care, improving medical outcomes for our families, friends and neighbours.

Read these patients inspiring stories of medical triumph.

Nat Brunette

Grateful Patient Story

“I am so grateful for the care I received at North Bay Regional Health Centre. This is why I donate; to say thank you and help purchase advanced medical equipment to care for future patients like me.”

Christine Martin

Grateful Patient Story

“I was grateful I could receive immunotherapy at my local hospital – North Bay Regional Health Centre (NBRHC),” says Christine.

Paul Lalonde

Patient Story

“Our hospital has always been important to our family,” say Paul. “It is why we have donated and sponsored many projects and events over the years. Now, it is my lifeline.”

Ron Button

Donor Story

This special video features the love story of Brigadier-General (Retired) Ron Button and wife Janet. Janet and Ron were married for 66 years before Janet took her last breath at the North Bay Regional Health Centre.

Dr. Kumar

Dr. Pawan Kumar

Staff Story

“I have had the privilege of being a member of the surgical team at NBRHC for eight years. My colleagues and I perform a variety of surgical procedures aimed to improve the quality of life of patients. “

Pace Family

Donor Story

“We are the Pace children…Today, we would like to share with you a story of our parents, their love story and their connection to the community and the North Bay hospitals…”

Garth Goodhew

Donor Story

“It was an easy decision for us,” Garth reflects. “Having access to a state-of-the art hospital with skilled and caring staff, we wanted to be part of that.”

Patty Sharp

Staff Story

Patty celebrated her retirement by shaving her head in memory of her friend Shelley. She raised over $6,000 for Cancer Care at your hospital.

Emmette Busch

Donor Story

“I know that when I’m gone, Elva Mae’s memory will live on helping our community and hospital.”

Archived Stories

Read more inspiring stories about previous North Bay Regional Health Center patients.