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Dryden up in arms over lack of local dialysis unit

Dryden up in arms over lack of local dialysis unit

Pressure is building in Dryden and surrounding communities for a local hemodialysis unit at Dryden Regional Health Centre following the turnout of more than 100 people at a public forum… Read more »

Earl Nowgesic appointed assistant scientific director of IAPH

Earl Nowgesic appointed assistant scientific director of IAPH

Earl Nowgesic has been appointed assistant scientific director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health (IAPH). Nowgesic is Anishinaabe from Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek (Gull… Read more »

Smilezone Foundation transforms childcare facilities in North Bay

Smilezone Foundation transforms childcare facilities in North Bay

North Bay Regional Health Centre’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Unit and One Kids Place Children’s Treatment Centrein North Bay are brighter and more kid-friendly thanks to renovations made possible… Read more »

College of Physicians and Surgeons honours Manitoulin Island doc

College of Physicians and Surgeons honours Manitoulin Island doc

Dr. Maurianne Reade, a physician at the Manitoulin Central Family Health Team in Mindemoya, is this year’s Ontario College of Family Physicians’ Northeast and Northwest Ontario 2016 Regional Physician of the Year…. Read more »

Manitoulin family health team wins award for teleophthalmology program

Manitoulin family health team wins award for teleophthalmology program

The Manitoulin Central Family Health Team (MCFHT) has won a Bright Lights Award from the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario for its Mobile Teleophthalmology Screening Program. The innovative… Read more »

Giving birth in an upright position beats supine position

Giving birth in an upright position beats supine position

Scientists have finally demonstrated that getting a woman up when she is having a baby works better than when she is flat on her back, especially for “breech” birth, according… Read more »

Manitouwadge General wins Leading Governance Excellence Award

Manitouwadge General wins Leading Governance Excellence Award

Manitouwadge General Hospital was honoured with a Leading Governance Excellence Award at the Ontario Hospital Association’s Health Achieve conference and trade show November 6th. The award was presented to hospital… Read more »

Northwest’s Regional Critical Care Response program makes honour role

Northwest’s Regional Critical Care Response program makes honour role

The Regional Critical Care Response (RCCR) program of Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre has been honoured with a Minister’s Medal for excellence in health quality and safety.  “Health care… Read more »

Medical School receives funding from Bruce Power for radiation research

Medical School receives funding from Bruce Power for radiation research

Bruce Power has announced $5 million in funding for the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) to conduct health research in relation to radiation and the environment. The $1 million in annual funding for five years will… Read more »

Ontario Medical Association up in arms over Bill 41

Ontario Medical Association up in arms over Bill 41

Ontario’s doctors are up in arms over Bill 41, legislation, they claim, that was introduced without meaningful collaboration with doctors and that will impose fundamental changes to how primary care… Read more »

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