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App developed in Sudbury to connect Indigenous kids to health services is going national

App developed in Sudbury to connect Indigenous kids to health services is going national

Health tool developed by Wikwemikong health centre and Laurentian University going Canada-wide thanks to $1.5M federal grant By Heidi Ulrichsen A tool developed in the Manitoulin Island community of Wikwemikong to… Read more »

Another case of Hepatitis-A reported in Sudbury

Another case of Hepatitis-A reported in Sudbury

In the wake of a second reported case of hepatitis A involving a food handler, Public Health Sudbury & Districts is extending its community notice to customers of the Real Canadian Superstore,… Read more »

Public health warning about deli meat from Sudbury’s Real Canadian Superstore UPDATED

Public health warning about deli meat from Sudbury’s Real Canadian Superstore UPDATED

Concern involves possibility of Hepatitis-A infection Update: Free vaccination clinics are being held at Public Health Sudbury & Districts’ main office at 1300 Paris Street in Sudbury. Drop-in (no appointment… Read more »

North Bay Regional Health Centre recognized for quality surgery

North Bay Regional Health Centre recognized for quality surgery

NBRHC is one of a dozen hospitals in Canada and 88 hospitals in North America and beyond to be honoured for quality of surgery outcomes The North Bay Regional Health Centre… Read more »

Sudbury physician explains the benefits of cannabis for pain management

Sudbury physician explains the benefits of cannabis for pain management

Cannabis can be better than opioids for pain management A Sudbury physician has said that cannabis might be one of the best things he has ever prescribed for his patients… Read more »

Doing well together: Promoting Bioethics in Northern Ontario

Doing well together: Promoting Bioethics in Northern Ontario

Saturday is UNESCO World Bioethics Day By Ryan Tonkens Bioethics is the study of how we should (“ought to”) act in the context of the medical, biological and life sciences…. Read more »

Dr. Shurrab has a passion for research

Dr. Shurrab has a passion for research

There are several reasons why physicians from other parts of the world choose to come and work in Northern Ontario. Dr. Mohammed Shurrab, 39, knew that working in Sudbury would… Read more »

Writing a new chapter for NOSM

Writing a new chapter for NOSM

The new Dean at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine It was some 35 years ago that a younger Sarita Verma was among the thousands who were shocked when CBC… Read more »

Hard work brings recruiting success to North Bay

Hard work brings recruiting success to North Bay

  Cutlines: North Bay, well-known as one of the environmentally cleaner cities in Northern Ontario, has enjoyed considerable success in attracting new physicians in recent years. But that doesn’t mean… Read more »

A Northern Ontario medical specialist who loves the North

A Northern Ontario medical specialist who loves the North

Dr. Saara Rawn, a physician who practises at the Group Health Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, is someone who truly enjoys the Northern Ontario lifestyle and is pleased to be… Read more »

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