RN program in northwest solves nursing shortage SAH records decrease in blood transfusions Chiropodists look forward to foot care review
The doctor will see you now…literally!

The doctor will see you now…literally!

Telemedicine bridges gap between physician shortage and orphan patients Primary care telemedicine has arrived in Northern Ontario. Earlier this year, MedviewMD opened a telemedicine studio within the Algonquin Pharmasave pharmacy… Read more »

NOSM grads change the conversation

NOSM grads change the conversation

Ten years ago, a local newspaper published an editorial that really stuck with me. On September 14, 2005—the day after the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), Canada’s newest medical… Read more »

Mental health patients transition to community

Mental health patients transition to community

Fifteen patients successfully moved to community housing in North Bay Susan (a pseudonym to protect her identity) was afraid and anxious about leaving the safety of her bedroom at the… Read more »

Postpartum disorder affects one in five moms

Postpartum disorder affects one in five moms

North Bay social worker recognized for her work on PPMD strategy It’s one thing to suffer from the blues for a few days following the birth or adoption of a… Read more »

Alzheimer’s Society provides innovative services

Alzheimer’s Society provides innovative services

People living with Alzheimer’s and dementia receive better care as services are expanded Debbie Serafini works at the front desk, greeting visitors to the Sudbury-Manitoulin North Bay and Districts Alzheimer’s… Read more »

ICAN restores hope for Northern stroke patients

ICAN restores hope for Northern stroke patients

When Claudette Tackman suffered a stroke earlier this year, it seemed as though all was lost. She was confined to a wheelchair, completely incapable of moving herself around, and her… Read more »

Sault doc completes 170-kilometre trail run through the Alps

Sault doc completes 170-kilometre trail run through the Alps

Dr. Mir Shafiee, a clinical nephrologist at Sault Area Hospital, completed one of the most challenging runs in the world this past summer, the 170-kilometre Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc. Starting in… Read more »

Transition consultancy helps seniors plan ahead

Transition consultancy helps seniors plan ahead

Goshenite Seniors Services assists with downsizing and relocation Transitioning from a three bedroom home full of a half century or more of photo albums, heirlooms and long forgotten children’s toys… Read more »

Project overcomes barriers to cancer screening

Project overcomes barriers to cancer screening

Theresa Morrisseau hadn’t really thought much about cancer in the first 59 years of her life. “I’m a very stubborn person,” the now 60-year-old elder of Rocky Bay First Nation,… Read more »

Group Health Centre launches patient portal

Group Health Centre launches patient portal

The Group Health Centre in Sault Ste. Marie has launched a patient portal that allows patients to communicate with their health team, book appointments and access lab results. A six-month… Read more »

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