Former chief of staff weighs in on suicides Psychiatrists lament lack of mental health services for children Teledermatology program reduces wait times
A star is born: NOSM in the movies Bellagio, Italy

A star is born: NOSM in the movies Bellagio, Italy

I’m writing this from the shores of beautiful Lake Como in northern Italy, where I’ve come to participate in a workshop to develop a plan of action to achieve the… Read more »

A vote of confidence for NEO Kids: A victory for kids!

A vote of confidence for NEO Kids: A victory for kids!

As a pediatrician, I cannot begin to tell you how excited I am that the North East Local Health Integration Network has given its support to a comprehensive children’s health… Read more »

Salute to NOSM Grads

Salute to NOSM Grads

Dr. Zoe Michano-Furlotte Becoming a doctor was most likely the furthest thing from her mind as Zoe Michano-Furlotte daydreamed during the two or more hours she spent commuting from Caramat… Read more »

Respirologist joins North Bay Regional

Respirologist joins North Bay Regional

First and only respirologist in North Bay is in high demand across the northeast When a young woman came to see Dr. Irfan Khan, a respirologist at North Bay Regional… Read more »

Nurses focus on youth anxiety and depression

Nurses focus on youth anxiety and depression

Program proactively addresses mental health in schools According to the North East Community Care Access Centre (CCAC), 20 to 25 per cent of teens think of suicide, and one in… Read more »

Network advocates for suicide prevention

Network advocates for suicide prevention

Mission focuses on public education, training and information sharing It’s said that it takes a community to raise a child, but it also takes a community to save one. That’s… Read more »

Take a number, wait 18 months

Take a number, wait 18 months

Two full-time dermatologists in entire region – one in Sudbury, one in North Bay Patients needing to see a dermatologist in Toronto can usually get an appointment in a few… Read more »

ONA claims 231 positions eliminated by hub hospitals

ONA claims 231 positions eliminated by hub hospitals

Northern Ontario’s five hub hospitals have eliminated a total of 232 nursing positions since January 2013, according to statistics the hospitals themselves have provided the Ontario Nurses Association. “We have… Read more »

Suicide crisis shines light on health concern

Suicide crisis shines light on health concern

The suicide crisis in Attawapiskat last April drew national attention to a reality that Scott Chisholm knows all too well: death by suicide is a health concern that needs to… Read more »

Paperless pilot a win for patients, physicians

Paperless pilot a win for patients, physicians

SAH adopts Virtual Desktop technology in cancer clinic Previous attempts to convert the Algoma District Cancer Program (ADCP) to a paperless environment failed, but Sault Area Hospital’s Information Technology team’s… Read more »

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