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