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Health Sciences North appoints new chief of staff

Health Sciences North appoints new chief of staff

Health Sciences North (HSN) has announced the appointment of Dr. John Fenton as the new chief of staff, replacing Dr. Chris Bourdon. Dr. Fenton, a vascular surgeon at HSN since… Read more »

Ministry anounces infrastructure funding for northeast hospitals

Ministry anounces infrastructure funding for northeast hospitals

Hospitals in the North East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) have received Health Infrastructure Renewal Funding of more than $9.7 million from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Funding… Read more »

Health Sciences North gets go-ahead for Learner’s Centre

Health Sciences North gets go-ahead for Learner’s Centre

Health Sciences North (HSN) has received approval from the Ontario government to build a Learners’ Centre. The new 28,000-square-foot facility will include classrooms, lecture space, workstations and on-call rooms. Construction… Read more »

Sudbury-based medical technology startup wins international competition

Sudbury-based medical technology startup wins international competition

A medical technology startup based in Sudbury is getting some recognition on the international stage. KE2 Technologies, founded by Sudbury’s Dr. Joe Eibl, was one of the winners of the… Read more »

Cochrane district announces interim solution for non-urgent patient transfers

Cochrane district announces interim solution for non-urgent patient transfers

The District of Cochrane Social Services Administration Board has ceased providing non-urgent out-of-town and long distance patient transfers, leaving Timmins and District Hospital (TADH) to purchase non-urgent patient transfer services… Read more »

Single point of access established for mental health services

Single point of access established for mental health services

Several organizations in the northwest have joined forces to offer a single point of contact for referrals to mental health, supportive housing, case management, and chronic pain management services. Access… Read more »

North West LHIN announces appointments

North West LHIN announces appointments

The North West LHIN has announced the appointment of Dr. Stewart Kennedy and Dr. Sarah Newbery to jointly fill the role of vice-president, clinical. Kennedy has been a family physician… Read more »

Northwest expands critical care response program

Northwest expands critical care response program

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre has received $2 million in funding from the North West Local Health Integration Network to expand the Regional Critical Care Response Program (RCCR) and… Read more »

Health Sciences North launches lung cancer screening pilot

Health Sciences North launches lung cancer screening pilot

Health Sciences North (HSN) has announced the launch of a Lung Cancer Screening Pilot for People at High Risk in partnership with Cancer Care Ontario. “This is the first pilot… Read more »

Clinical trial to validate Sudbury-developed cancer test

Clinical trial to validate Sudbury-developed cancer test

An international clinical trial to validate the use of the RNA Disruption Assay (RDA) tool for treatment and management of breast cancer has been launched in North America and Europe…. Read more »

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