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Dr. Lacey Pitre happy to be working and living in Sudbury

Dr. Lacey Pitre happy to be working and living in Sudbury

If there was ever a poster girl for the physician who most loves to live and work in Northern Ontario it might be Dr. Lacey Pitre, a well-known medical oncologist… Read more »

Living well with dementia.

Living well with dementia.

At the Dementia Cafe in Thunder Bay (from left) Dr. Elaine Wiersma, Ruth Wilford, Jim Berry, Susan Bithrey, Carlina Marchese, and Dr. Nisha Sutherland at the Urban Abbey in Thunder… Read more »

Porcupine Health Unit and Timmins Police voice concern about opioid overdoses

Porcupine Health Unit and Timmins Police voice concern about opioid overdoses

Timmins Police Service and the Porcupine Health Unit have issued a joint statement of concern about the possibility of significantly dangerous opioid drugs in the community. Specifically, the concern is… Read more »

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 »

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