List/Grid Author Archives: Len Gillis

Nipissing nursing grad liked smaller class sizes

Nipissing nursing grad liked smaller class sizes

By LEN GILLIS Megan McNalty is another Nipissing University student who is pleased with her choice to study nursing in the North. “To say it simply, the B.Sc.N. program at… Read more »

Hometown nursing school was important for Timmins grad

Hometown nursing school was important for Timmins grad

  By LEN GILLIS A Timmins woman has pursued her dream to become a Registered Nurse partly because she was able to take the four-year B.Sc.N. Program without having to… Read more »

Kate Smith is passionate about nursing

Kate Smith is passionate about nursing

By LEN GILLIS Being able to immerse yourself into clinical learning in the first year was something that nursing grad Kate Smith found important. She said it was a valid… Read more »

NOSM grads achieve 100 per cent residency match

NOSM grads achieve 100 per cent residency match

By LEN GILLIS Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) graduates are enjoying a 100 per cent rate of success in terms of being matched up to residency programs.  It is… Read more »

Horzion Palliative Care; providing comfort in the final hours

Horzion Palliative Care; providing comfort in the final hours

By LEN GILLIS When a person is dying, feeling lonely in their final days and hours, lost in their thoughts, maybe struggling with pain and perhaps feeling angry or afraid,… Read more »

Graduate has plans for higher learning

Graduate has plans for higher learning

  By LEN GILLIS Nursing school for Brittaney Kent was a time of personal growth, where she said she developed her leadership and interpersonal skills.  Along with that, Kent was… Read more »

Camping trip inspired student to attend nursing school in North Bay

Camping trip inspired student to attend nursing school in North Bay

  By LEN GILLIS Having a small close-knit setting like Nipissing University, it wasn’t a hard thing for Daniel Doak to make the switch from planning a teaching career to… Read more »

Choosing a college close to home pays off

Choosing a college close to home pays off

Northern College nursing graduate Carly Montfort   By LEN GILLIS Caring for her sick grandmother was one of the things that convinced Carly Montfort she should seek a career caring… Read more »

Setting a new course in modern health care

Setting a new course in modern health care

Patient Navigators graduate from new program at Cambrian                       By LEN GILLIS A woman from India has just graduated in… Read more »

New heart surgery procedure at Health Sciences North

New heart surgery procedure at Health Sciences North

By LEN GILLIS Northern Ontario Medical Journal Whether they know it or not, dozens of Northern Ontario heart patients have something special in common with Mick Jagger, the world famous… Read more »

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