Nipissing/Temiskaming Sub-Region

Every year the NE LHIN provides $385 million to 47 health service providers who deliver programs and services to 144,000 people living in the Nipissing/Temiskaming Sub-Region. In addition to LHIN-funded providers, the NE LHIN works with health care and community partners to increase access to care.

Sub-Region Demographic Highlights

  • Similar proportion of seniors living alone (28.9%) compared to the LHIN (28.4%).
  • Slightly lower proportion of lone parent families (15.3%) compared to the LHIN (16.2%).
  • Slightly higher proportion of Francophones (25%) compared to the LHIN (23.4%).
  • Close to the highest proportion of seniors 65 and older (20.7%) compared to the other sub-regions, higher than the LHIN (19.8%).
  • The lowest proportion of youth under 25 (25.9%) of all the sub-regions, lower than the LHIN (26.7%)
  • Lowest proportion of people identifying as Indigenous (8.7%) compared to other sub-regions and lower than the LHIN (11.0%).
  • Highest proportion of population having low income (15.0%) among the sub-regions and higher than the LHIN (13.9%).
  • Close to the highest proportion of population having higher education (51.2%) compared to the other sub-regions and higher than the LHIN (50.4%).

Sub-Region Health Service Provider Overview

  • 6 hospitals, 576 beds (including mental health beds)
  • 18 home and community care providers (7 regional), 2,500+ receiving personal support services
  • 108 primary care practitioners, 10 FHTs, 1 NPLC, 2 CHCs, 2 nursing stations

  • 6 mental health and addictions providers, plus 2 hospitals providing services

  • 13 long-term care homes, 1,356 beds 

  • 2 public health units – North Bay Parry Sound District, Timiskaming