The following services are currently available to residents of the Northwestern Territories: 

  • Oncology Navigators 

Oncology navigators help patients obtain support in navigating possible cancer treatment options for their specific case and desired approach. Aside from offering an assessment/advice, oncology navigators can also provide a consultation letter - at their discretion - which the patient can take back to their family physician.

  • Lactation Consultants 

Lactation consultants can address the following problems: latching difficulties, painful nursing, low or abundant milk production, baby not gaining weight, and pumping concerns. A lactation consultant can also offer guidance on breastfeeding equipment and safe storage of breast milk, help babies with special needs, guide mothers with twins or triplets, and provide emotional support through breastfeeding challenges. 

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