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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 »

WARNING: Blue – green algae discovered in Sudbury lake

WARNING: Blue – green algae discovered in Sudbury lake

The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks has advised Public Health Sudbury & Districts that results from samples taken July 2, 2019, from Long Lake are positive for blue-green algae… Read more »

Sudbury will investigate supervised safe drug sites

Sudbury will investigate supervised safe drug sites

Sudbury’s Community Drug Strategy (CDS) is launching a study to explore if supervised consumption services could help address some of the drug issues in Greater Sudbury, said a news release… Read more »

Minister of Health comments on World Blood Donor Day

Minister of Health comments on World Blood Donor Day

Call for more blood donors in Canada Today — June 14, 2019 —  is World Blood Donor Day — an opportunity to thank those who give blood and to recognize that… Read more »

More cases of whooping cough reported in the North

More cases of whooping cough reported in the North

Public Health Sudbury & Districts is responding to increased reports of pertussis infections (whooping cough) in its service area of Greater Sudbury and Sudbury and Manitoulin districts. A total of 12 cases… Read more »

Sudbury health unit renews opioid overdose warning

Sudbury health unit renews opioid overdose warning

The Community Drug Strategy has received a report of a higher number of suspected opioid overdoses in Sudbury, said a news release from Public Health Sudbury and Districts. While we cannot confirm… Read more »

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