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Persistence pays off … Med student realizes his dream

Persistence pays off … Med student realizes his dream

BY KATHY STACKELBERG Twenty eight year old Derek Handley of Sudbury (formerly North Bay) knew he wanted to work in health care at age 15, after observing a neurologist treat… Read more »

Students learn value of interprofessional education

Students learn value of interprofessional education

Interprofessional education promotes wraparound care The outcome was predictable when a group of Canadore College nursing students working in a health care facility neglected to inform a porter that a… Read more »

Mobilization hubs support people at risk

Mobilization hubs support people at risk

Social service agencies work together to reduce crime rates Community mobilization tables are popping up across the province as social service agencies discover the value of working together in a… Read more »

Dementia strategy planning underway

Dementia strategy planning underway

Projected increase in aging population prompts dementia strategy When Dale Hall’s 84-year-old father-in-law, Ernie, began forgetting to eat, the family didn’t think much of it because Ernie had always been… Read more »

Student volunteers take part in hospital improvement projects

Student volunteers take part in hospital improvement projects

Program benefits both students and North Bay Regional Health Centre Mikell Blain-Rogers of North Bay is entering his second year of bio-medical sciences at Ottawa University this September with a… 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 »

New clinic eases North Bay orphaned patient list

New clinic eases North Bay orphaned patient list

Northern Ontario School of Medicine grads take on the challenge of opening a new clinic Three young physicians have pooled their talents and opened a new medical practice in North… 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 »

Thumbs up for vending machine style dispensing

Thumbs up for vending machine style dispensing

Staff at the Northeast Mental Health Centre and North Bay General Hospital are able to access medications by keying in the patient ID on a touch screen monitor. It looks… Read more »

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