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Public health Sudbury urging child vaccines now

Public health Sudbury urging child vaccines now

With the 2019 school year soon to be upon us, Public Health Sudbury & Districts would like to remind parents that now is the time to make sure that student… Read more »

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 »

Ibn Sina Simulation Lab in Thunder Bay Provides Unique “Human Side” Learning Opportunities

Ibn Sina Simulation Lab in Thunder Bay Provides Unique “Human Side” Learning Opportunities

From left to right, Dr. Hassan Hassan, Dr. Walid Shahrour, Dr. Syed Zaki Ahmed, Dr. Yasser Labib and Dr. Stewart Kennedy. The Ibn Sina Simulation Lab provides inter-professional training for… 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 »

New Maternal-infant Support Worker Program Provides Extra Support for Pregnant Women in First Nations

New Maternal-infant Support Worker Program Provides Extra Support for Pregnant Women in First Nations

By GRAHAM STRONG When the first cohort of the Maternal-infant Support Worker (MiSW) program graduated this past April, it was a culmination of research, educational partnerships, and grassroots health programming… 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 »

Persistence pays off … Med student realizes his dream

Persistence pays off … Med student realizes his dream

BY KATHY STACKELBERG Twenty eight year old Derek Handley of Sudbury (formerly North Bay) knew he wanted to work in health care at age 15, after observing a neurologist treat… 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 »

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