Sudbury’s Poet Laureate Kim Fahner brings poetry to HSN NE LHIN helping seniors ‘stay on their feet’ Diabetes pilot shows promise for remote communities School repurposed for centre of ground-breaking medical research in Sudbury Timmins physicians mark 30 years of practice
Sudbury health unit rebrands

Sudbury health unit rebrands

Getting out of the shadows and into the public eye will be a major focus for the newly re-branded Public Health Sudbury and Districts. Formerly known as the Sudbury and… Read more »

LU gets funding for workplace health and safety research

LU gets funding for workplace health and safety research

Laurentian University’s Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) will receive more than $300,000 in new research funding from the Ontario government. Ontario’s Minister of Energy and Sudbury… Read more »

NE LHIN launches strategy on treatment for opioid addictions

NE LHIN launches strategy on treatment for opioid addictions

Glenn Thibeault, Sudbury MPP, Kate Fyfe, Interim CEO North East LHIN; Alicia Reid, patient; Dr. Mike Franklyn; and Maureen McLelland, Special Advisor to the CEO, Health Sciences North. The North… Read more »

NOSM featured in Globe and Mail

NOSM featured in Globe and Mail

Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) got good reviews in the Globe and Mail. The article, Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off by André… Read more »

Alzheimer Society campaign aims to end stigma

Alzheimer Society campaign aims to end stigma

Almost 50 percent of Canadians would not want others to know if they had dementia, says new survey The Alzheimer Society Sudbury-Manitoulin North Bay & Districts says that while awareness… Read more »

Sudbury’s Poet Laureate Kim Fahner brings poetry to HSN

Sudbury’s Poet Laureate Kim Fahner brings poetry to HSN

Photo Left to Right: Lise Thomas, Clinical Manager, 4 North, Kim Fahner, Poet Laureate, Jessica Watts, Greater Sudbury Public Library, Martin Lees, Project Manager, Northeast East Non-Urgent Patient Transportation. Sudbury’s… Read more »

NBRHC seeing an increase in influenza activity

NBRHC seeing an increase in influenza activity

The North Bay Regional Health Centre (NBRHC) has declared a ‘high risk influenza status’ for the Health Centre, including an outbreak on one of our inpatient units. Mark Daniw, Manager… Read more »

Winter issue available in PDF format

Winter issue available in PDF format

The winter issue of Northern Ontario Medical Journal can be viewed in PDF format. Click on the PDF Editions button on top of home page.

NW palliative care program facilitates dying at home

NW palliative care program facilitates dying at home

    BY GRAHAM STRONG A relatively new provincial palliative care plan is designed to make dying at home, or at least closer to home, a reality. In the North… Read more »

Medical laboratory technology education going digital at Cambrian College

Medical laboratory technology education going digital at Cambrian College

  A single millilitre of human blood can contain 5 billion cells that can reveal signs of health or illness. “Quickly and accurately identifying these cells requires training, experience, and… Read more »

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