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A Northern Ontario medical specialist who loves the North

A Northern Ontario medical specialist who loves the North

Dr. Saara Rawn, a physician who practises at the Group Health Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, is someone who truly enjoys the Northern Ontario lifestyle and is pleased to be… Read more »

Dr. Lacey Pitre happy to be working and living in Sudbury

Dr. Lacey Pitre happy to be working and living in Sudbury

If there was ever a poster girl for the physician who most loves to live and work in Northern Ontario it might be Dr. Lacey Pitre, a well-known medical oncologist… Read more »

Living well with dementia.

Living well with dementia.

At the Dementia Cafe in Thunder Bay (from left) Dr. Elaine Wiersma, Ruth Wilford, Jim Berry, Susan Bithrey, Carlina Marchese, and Dr. Nisha Sutherland at the Urban Abbey in Thunder… Read more »

Porcupine Health Unit and Timmins Police voice concern about opioid overdoses

Porcupine Health Unit and Timmins Police voice concern about opioid overdoses

Timmins Police Service and the Porcupine Health Unit have issued a joint statement of concern about the possibility of significantly dangerous opioid drugs in the community. Specifically, the concern is… Read more »

Temiskaming Hospital and Platinum Patient Transfer sign a service contract

Temiskaming Hospital and Platinum Patient Transfer sign a service contract

New plan for transporting non-urgent patients TEMISKAMING SHORES –  Temiskaming Hospital is taking several steps to address overcrowding at the hospital, one of which is addressing patient transportation issues said… Read more »

Federal government moving toward national drug plan

Federal government moving toward national drug plan

The federal government has announced the final amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations. The most significant reforms to the regulations since their introduction in 1987, these amendments will give the Patented… Read more »

Public health warnings about Sudbury beaches

Public health warnings about Sudbury beaches

Swimming advisories have been issued to the following beaches: Amphitheatre Beach – Bell Park, Greater Sudbury Moonlight Beach, Greater Sudbury As a result of routine water samples exceeding the acceptable bacteriological water… Read more »

Public health Sudbury urging child vaccines now

Public health Sudbury urging child vaccines now

With the 2019 school year soon to be upon us, Public Health Sudbury & Districts would like to remind parents that now is the time to make sure that student… Read more »

Cambrian EMS grads achieve 100 per cent pass rate – AGAIN!

Cambrian EMS grads achieve 100 per cent pass rate – AGAIN!

Cambrian College is calling it “a remarkable winning streak by any measure.” For the 15th year in a row, the graduating class of Cambrian’s Paramedic Program received a 100 per… Read more »

Working to re-open the service hub in Kenora

Working to re-open the service hub in Kenora

Northwestern Health Unit is committed to working with partners towards re-opening the Service Hub Shelter in Kenora Despite good intentions, the temporary closure of the service hub shelter in Kenora… Read more »

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