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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 »

Camping trip inspired student to attend nursing school in North Bay

Camping trip inspired student to attend nursing school in North Bay

  By LEN GILLIS Having a small close-knit setting like Nipissing University, it wasn’t a hard thing for Daniel Doak to make the switch from planning a teaching career to… Read more »

Choosing a college close to home pays off

Choosing a college close to home pays off

Northern College nursing graduate Carly Montfort   By LEN GILLIS Caring for her sick grandmother was one of the things that convinced Carly Montfort she should seek a career caring… Read more »

Setting a new course in modern health care

Setting a new course in modern health care

Patient Navigators graduate from new program at Cambrian                       By LEN GILLIS A woman from India has just graduated in… Read more »

A daughter thanks RPNs who care for her Mom

A daughter thanks RPNs who care for her Mom

A personal message to RPNs caring for our loved ones A Thunder Bay woman is thankful for the professional care provided to her mother in a long-term care facility. (File… Read more »

Hot weather health advice from Sudbury health unit

Hot weather health advice from Sudbury health unit

As hot, humid weather arrives, Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reminding the public that anyone can experience heat exhaustion and heat stroke. People who are most at risk include… Read more »

Northern College Practical Nursing program gets category-one approval

Northern College Practical Nursing program gets category-one approval

TIMMINS, ON: Northern College is pleased to announce that its Practical Nursing program has passed the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) program approval process, receiving a category one rating… Read more »

Lyme Disease warning from Public Health Sudbury & Districts

Lyme Disease warning from Public Health Sudbury & Districts

As the snow melts and the warm weather returns, so does the risk of contact with a blacklegged tick. Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reminding you to protect yourself… Read more »

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