Research aims for early diagnosis of Parkinson’s Making every moment count at ARCH hospice Timmins takes bite out of organ donor wait times Former chief of staff weighs in on suicides Psychiatrists lament lack of mental health services for children
Making every moment count at ARCH hospice

Making every moment count at ARCH hospice

Additional funding recognizes quality of care Walking past the exquisitely manicured gardens into the attractive building, visitors are greeted by the smell of fresh baking. While one could be describing… Read more »

Research aims for early diagnosis of Parkinson’s

Research aims for early diagnosis of Parkinson’s

Radiopharmaceutical shows promise for measuring GCase levels A research team at the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute’s Molecular Imaging Lab is working on the development of ground-breaking imaging technology to… Read more »

Timmins takes bite out of organ donor wait times

Timmins takes bite out of organ donor wait times

Seven Ontarians thankful for life-saving transplants from Timmins donors In its first year as a Trillium Gift of Life organ donor site, Timmins and District Hospital facilitated life-saving organ donations… Read more »

Pilot program expedites care for addicts

Pilot program expedites care for addicts

Rapid Action Addiction Medical clinic sees patients within 48 hours People with substance abuse disorders who repeatedly show up in Emerg or walk-in clinics in Sudbury can now be referred… Read more »

OTN introduces mobile app for diabetes management

OTN introduces mobile app for diabetes management

A pilot project running at three sites in Ontario, including St. Joseph’s Care Group in Thunder Bay, is testing a smartphone application designed to help people with type 2 diabetes… Read more »

Crisis intervention program takes pressure off ER

Crisis intervention program takes pressure off ER

Sault Area Hospital (SAH) and Sault Ste. Marie Police Services (SSPS) are successfully handling the majority of mental health and addiction calls on scene, diverting people from the Emergency Department… Read more »

Patient/family advisors make an impact

Patient/family advisors make an impact

Still no substitute for family members overseeing care of loved ones Years ago it would have been unimaginable to invite ordinary members of the public to sit on committees and… Read more »

NE LHIN acts on addiction services

NE LHIN acts on addiction services

Year-long deep dive produces wealth of recommendations Addiction services in northeastern Ontario are poised for a major overhaul following the release earlier this year of a comprehensive review by Dr…. Read more »

Community Healing Program in northwest fly-in reserves is a huge success story

Community Healing Program in northwest fly-in reserves is a huge success story

In addition to a full family medicine practice and his role as program manager at the RAAM clinic, Dr. Mike Franklyn serves as an addiction specialist with a Community Healing… Read more »

System struggling with assisted death

System struggling with assisted death

Residents of smaller communities and patients in faith-based institutions at a disadvantage With the passage of Bill C14 in June, competent adults over the age of 18 who have a… Read more »

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