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Cultural mindfulness training fosters understanding

Cultural mindfulness training fosters understanding

NE LHIN programming being rolled out to hospitals, health-care organizations BY LINDSAY KELLY A new training program to help health-care practitioners become more mindful when working with Aboriginal patients is… Read more »

Cancer screening targets Indigenous communities

Cancer screening targets Indigenous communities

Cathy Paroschy Harris with the Screen for Life Coach. The coach plays a key role in providing more access to cancer screening to everyone across northwestern Ontario including Indigenous communities…. Read more »

Stars align for health care transformation

Stars align for health care transformation

Flood of new programs and services announced GOntario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Dr. Eric Hoskins, Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and Minister of Indigenous Services Dr…. Read more »

Eye Van brings care to underserviced communities

Eye Van brings care to underserviced communities

Thanks to the Northern Ontario Eye Van, a 48-foot tractor-trailer with the latest screening technology Northerners in remote communities don’t have to travel eight or nine hours to an urban… Read more »

Choose Life program funds emergency suicide response

Choose Life program funds emergency suicide response

NAN Deputy Grand Chief Anna Betty Achneepineskum (left) and Choose Life program co-ordinator Rosemary McKay. Choose Life is an immediate relief program under the Jordan’s Principle Child-First Initiative designed to… Read more »

Program helps Aboriginal survivors of childhood trauma

Program helps Aboriginal survivors of childhood trauma

Cheryl Hankard, Naandwe Noojimowin team lead/training specialist, Kelly Jeffords, Naandwe Noojimowin training specialist and Lisa Meawasige, director of mental wellness and minobimaadizing services. BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Given prominent media coverage… Read more »

Nursing stations plugged in to virtual critical care

Nursing stations plugged in to virtual critical care

Katie Keesickquayash, the telemedicine co-ordinator in Mishkeegogamang First Nation, one of the four pilot sites for the expansion of the Regional Critical Care Response program to nursing stations in northwestern… Read more »

NE LHIN funds PSW training in coastal communities

NE LHIN funds PSW training in coastal communities

Three proud graduates if PSW training. “You can’t take an elder away from their home and community. It’s heart wrenching.” – Heather Cranney, First Nations Community Health Development Lead with… Read more »

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

The Northeast Cancer Centre encourages men and women to call the shots on colon cancer by getting checked regularly SUDBURY, ONTARIO – March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and the… Read more »

Health critic raises concerns about patient kept in bathroom

Health critic raises concerns about patient kept in bathroom

Gélinas says patient kept in hospital bathroom for 13 days QUEEN’S PARK – NDP Health critic and Nickel Belt MPP, France Gélinas, asked in question period Wednesday why Leo, a… Read more »

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