Manitoulin Health Centre Welcomes New Nurse Manager

Little Current/Mindemoya, ON - Paula Ferguson, Chief Nursing Officer, is pleased to welcome Jennifer Patchett as one of our Nurse Managers. Ms. Patchett joined the MHC team on Monday, September 19th and brings many years of Acute Care experience from Health Sciences North in Sudbury. Most recently, Ms. Patchett had been working as a Program Manager with Public Health Sudbury and Districts. Ms. Patchett will be responsible for inpatients, including obstetrics and hospice, visiting specialist clinics and medical device reprocessing.

At left, image of new nurse managerWhen asked about joining MHC, Ms. Patchett said “I am beyond grateful and excited to be a member of the Manitoulin Health Centre team. I look forward to contributing to the excellent health care services provided by MHC.”

Chief Nursing Officer of MHC, Paula Ferguson said “We are thrilled to have Jennifer join the team as one of our Nursing Managers. Jennifer will bring her wealth of health care knowledge to both our Little Current and Mindemoya sites. At a time when health care recruitment is so difficult, MHC has been very fortunate to secure someone with Jennifer’s knowledge and experience. Welcome Jennifer. The future is bright at MHC!”

For any media inquiries, please contact 

Kelly Timmermans

Communications and Development Co-ordinator

Manitoulin Health Centre, (705) 368-2300, ext. 2335                 

The Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) is a two-site small rural hospital serving the people of Mnidoo Mnising (Manitoulin Island). We are proud to operate on the traditional lands of the Anishinabek people. MHC is committed to ongoing action, awareness, and education that build on reconciliation efforts, and to work against anti-Indigenous racism. We honour the land and First nations presence, practices, language, ceremonies and protocols.