Specialized program helps Indigenous students enter nursing Human Kinetics students gain global experience College serves needs of Francophone community
Health system challenges highlighted at HSN’s AGM

Health system challenges highlighted at HSN’s AGM

Health Sciences North president and CEO Dr. Denis Roy retired at the end of June. “It has been an absolute pleasure and honour to serve as HSN’s president and CEO… Read more »

Doctors ratify binding arbitration framework agreement

Doctors ratify binding arbitration framework agreement

Ontario’s doctors have voted in favour of the tentative 2017 OMA-Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Binding Arbitration Framework Agreement. The vote was 65 per cent to 35 per cent… Read more »

Temiskaming Hospital uses order sets to improve quality of care

Temiskaming Hospital uses order sets to improve quality of care

Temiskaming Hospital is one of 75 hospitals in Ontario to take advantage of Think Research’s Quality-Based Procedures (QBP) order sets program. This voluntary provincial program, funded by the Ontario Ministry… Read more »

Generalist medical education in Northern Ontario

Generalist medical education in Northern Ontario

Earlier this year (April 8-12), I attended the first World Summit on Social Accountability in Tunisia, a conference that brought together 450 participants, including 150 students, from all parts of… Read more »

Paramedics play critical role in health-care system

Paramedics play critical role in health-care system

Cambrian College program boasts 100 per cent pass rate for provincial exams Paramedics play a critical role in the health-care system and are often the first health-care professionals on the… Read more »

Nurses are in demand across Northern Ontario

Nurses are in demand across Northern Ontario

Northern College pass rates in license exam surpass provincial average Recent reports about hospitals laying off staff are not indicative of an oversupply of nurses, according to Joan Martin-Saarinen, co-ordinator… Read more »

Salute to NOSM Grads

Salute to NOSM Grads

NOSM graduates 61 more MDs The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) was on track to graduate 61 doctors in June, bringing to 526 the number of doctors who have… Read more »

Students learn value of interprofessional education

Students learn value of interprofessional education

Interprofessional education promotes wraparound care The outcome was predictable when a group of Canadore College nursing students working in a health care facility neglected to inform a porter that a… Read more »

Human Kinetics students gain global experience

Human Kinetics students gain global experience

Health Promotion and Outdoor Adventure Leadership students get a taste of Mongolia’s desert steppes Northern Ontario students contemplating a career in medicine, physical therapy or occupational therapy have a number… Read more »

College serves needs of Francophone community

College serves needs of Francophone community

Consortium fills gaps in health sciences education Collège Boréal’s suite of French-language health-care programs helps to ensure francophone patients across the country are served in their preferred language. There are… Read more »

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