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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

The Northeast Cancer Centre encourages men and women to call the shots on colon cancer by getting checked regularly SUDBURY, ONTARIO – March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and the… Read more »

Raising awareness of Alzheimer’s disease

Raising awareness of Alzheimer’s disease

Pat Roy, Ryan Benoit, Denise Roy LOCAL BUSINESS HELPS BRING AWARENESS OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE Local Business owner, Ryan Benoit has teamed up with his friend Pat Roy to design a… Read more »

Dr. Danielle Martin to speak in Sudbury June 13

Dr. Danielle Martin to speak in Sudbury June 13

Women to celebrate renowned MD Celebrate Women will present author and health specialist, Dr. Danielle Martin, June 13 at Fraser Auditorium. A staunch defender of medicare, she has developed a… 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 »

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 »

Health Sciences North receives temporary pacemakers

Health Sciences North receives temporary pacemakers

Health Sciences North’s Cardiac Department has received six new temporary pacemakers thanks to the support of Health Sciences North Foundation. “Temporary pacemakers are used in the emergency treatment of patients… Read more »

New clinic for medically complex children launched in Timmins

New clinic for medically complex children launched in Timmins

Timmins and District Hospital has teamed up with the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario’s (CHEO) Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre to establish new clinic for medically complex and fragile children. The… Read more »

Thunder Bay launches patient discount program

Thunder Bay launches patient discount program

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre has announced a discount program for admitted patients, hoping to ease some of the financial burden that can accompany a hospital stay. “Our commitment… Read more »

North West LHIN announces retirement of chief executive officer

North West LHIN announces retirement of chief executive officer

The North West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) board of directors has announced the retirement of CEO Laura Kokocinski effective April 1, 2018. Kokocinski joined the LHIN in 2006 as… Read more »

Thunder Bay Regional cites improved CIHI performances cores

Thunder Bay Regional cites improved CIHI performances cores

The 2015-16 report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) gave high marks to Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre in several categories, including the cost of a standard… Read more »

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