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Sudbury health unit rebrands

Sudbury health unit rebrands

Getting out of the shadows and into the public eye will be a major focus for the newly re-branded Public Health Sudbury and Districts. Formerly known as the Sudbury and… Read more »

LU gets funding for workplace health and safety research

LU gets funding for workplace health and safety research

Laurentian University’s Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) will receive more than $300,000 in new research funding from the Ontario government. Ontario’s Minister of Energy and Sudbury… Read more »

NE LHIN launches strategy on treatment for opioid addictions

NE LHIN launches strategy on treatment for opioid addictions

Glenn Thibeault, Sudbury MPP, Kate Fyfe, Interim CEO North East LHIN; Alicia Reid, patient; Dr. Mike Franklyn; and Maureen McLelland, Special Advisor to the CEO, Health Sciences North. The North… Read more »

NOSM featured in Globe and Mail

NOSM featured in Globe and Mail

Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) got good reviews in the Globe and Mail. The article, Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off by André… Read more »

Alzheimer Society campaign aims to end stigma

Alzheimer Society campaign aims to end stigma

Almost 50 percent of Canadians would not want others to know if they had dementia, says new survey The Alzheimer Society Sudbury-Manitoulin North Bay & Districts says that while awareness… Read more »

Sudbury’s Poet Laureate Kim Fahner brings poetry to HSN

Sudbury’s Poet Laureate Kim Fahner brings poetry to HSN

Photo Left to Right: Lise Thomas, Clinical Manager, 4 North, Kim Fahner, Poet Laureate, Jessica Watts, Greater Sudbury Public Library, Martin Lees, Project Manager, Northeast East Non-Urgent Patient Transportation. Sudbury’s… Read more »

Winter issue available in PDF format

Winter issue available in PDF format

The winter issue of Northern Ontario Medical Journal can be viewed in PDF format. Click on the PDF Editions button on top of home page.

NW palliative care program facilitates dying at home

NW palliative care program facilitates dying at home

    BY GRAHAM STRONG A relatively new provincial palliative care plan is designed to make dying at home, or at least closer to home, a reality. In the North… Read more »

Rural hubs are redefining health care

Rural hubs are redefining health care

  It would be a real shame if the Ministry doesn’t move forward and establish other rural health hubs because there are many other communities in Northern Ontario that could… Read more »

ConnectingOntario: Hospitals begin contributing data

ConnectingOntario: Hospitals begin contributing data

BY NORM TOLLINSKY One of the most important advances in eHealth is about to revolutionize health-care delivery in Ontario. Within the next few months, every hospital in northeastern and northwestern… Read more »

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