Neurosurgery Outreach

Neurosurgery Education and Outreach Network- NEON

NEON is comprised of educators, outreach nurses, and hospital administrators from Neurosurgical Centres across Ontario. Together, this group is responsible to increase knowledge and expertise, to support equitable and timely access to neurosurgical care, and help to maintain the provinces neurosurgical capacity. (NEON Terms of Reference, 2015)

Neurosurgery Guidelines and Education

  1. Guidelines for Basic Adult Neurological Observation
  2. GCS video
  3. Acute Spine Guidelines
  4. Neurosurgery Consultation referral Guidelines
  5. Guidelines for Cervical Collar Use and Maintenance
  6. Intracranial Pressure (ICP) Causes, concerns and management
  7. Care of Post-Craniectomy patient
  8. Guidelines for Basic Paediatric Neurological Observation
  9. Provincial Guidelines for Adult Spinal Cord Assessment
  10. Guidelines for Basic Adult Neurological Assessment E-Learning Module
  11. CCSO webinar series

  12. Epilepsy System Improvements

  13. ÖSSUR Miami J® collar information


Name Position
Kim Belluz Neurosurgical Outreach Nurse
Chad Johnson Neurosurgical Nurse Educator
Victoria LeMay-Stirrup Physician Assistant for Neurosurgery
Lisa Beck Director, Trauma Program, Critical Care & Emergency Services
Adam Vinet Director, Surgical and Ambulatory Services

Contact information

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

Neurosurgical Outreach
Suite 3414 – 980 Oliver Road,
Thunder Bay, Ontario
P7B 6V4
Phone: 807-684-6004, Main hospital line: (807) 684-6000