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Vale releases miners mental health study results

Vale releases miners mental health study results

By LEN GILLIS A survey into the state of the mental health of Vale mine workers in Sudbury produced some startling answers for the researchers looking into the mental well-being… Read more »

Smoking rates among Indigenous youth are declining

Smoking rates among Indigenous youth are declining

By GRAHAM STRONG Indigenous youth have higher risk factors for tobacco use than the general population, though data from tobacco prevention and cessation programs show that these initiatives are making… Read more »

Meet Dr. Kona Williams; Canada’s First Indigenous Forensic Pathologist

Meet Dr. Kona Williams; Canada’s First Indigenous Forensic Pathologist

By JASON TURNBULL Special to NOMJ Dr. Kona Williams’ entire professional life revolves around death. As a Forensic Pathologist, and the first Indigenous person to hold that title in Canada,… Read more »

Sudbury geriatrician is urging more seniors to get vaccines

Sudbury geriatrician is urging more seniors to get vaccines

A Sudbury specialist in health care for senior citizens has sounded  the alarm bell for the flu vaccine, among others. Dr. Janet McElhaney, a geriatrician at Health Sciences North,  a… Read more »

Labelle Family donates $5 Million to HSN

Labelle Family donates $5 Million to HSN

Dominic Giroux, President and CEO HSN, Nicole Everest, HSN and HSNRI Board Chair, Jacques Demers, Director Marcel and Frances Labelle Foundation, Ehor Bobby, Director Marcel and Frances Labelle Foundation, Mary… Read more »

Northern nursing grads have best pass rate in Ontario

Northern nursing grads have best pass rate in Ontario

100 percent of graduates pass license exam on the first try Registered nursing students at Northern College in Timmins have reached a 100 per cent milestone in the pass rate… Read more »

Sudbury company to cover tuition for 10 PSWs

Sudbury company to cover tuition for 10 PSWs

Plan A Long Term Care Staffing & Recruitment will cover tuition cost for 10 students interested in taking the PSW program starting in January 2019 at St. Albert Adult Learning… Read more »

Dr. Sandra Cameron named program director, NOSM Internal Medicine Residency program

Dr. Sandra Cameron named program director, NOSM Internal Medicine Residency program

Dr. Sandra Cameron appointed as Program Director for the NOSM Internal Medicine Residency Program, taking over Dr. Kim Tilbe, the School’s long-serving active Program Director The Northern Ontario School of… Read more »

Boreal and St. Joseph’s Health Centre team up to address PSW shortage

Boreal and St. Joseph’s Health Centre team up to address PSW shortage

Collège Boréal and St. Joseph’s Health Centre of Sudbury have teamed up for a first of its kind pilot project aiming at increasing the much-needed Personal Support Worker (PSW) capacity… Read more »

Canadore’s health ‘Village’ to open this fall

Canadore’s health ‘Village’ to open this fall

The Village will enhance the delivery of community-based services using holistic care and healing, that we hope will be adopted by communities everywhere,” said the president and CEO of Canadore… Read more »

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