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New dean named for NOSM

New dean named for NOSM

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) has appointed Dr. Sarita Verma as Dean and CEO of NOSM effective July 1, 2019. The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) has… Read more »

Fertility clinic opens to help northeastern families

Fertility clinic opens to help northeastern families

BY SANDY SIREN Two Sudbury physicians, Karen Splinter (left) and Jennifer Jocko (right) have recently opened northeastern Ontario’s first fertility clinic − the NEO Fertility Clinic − in the warm… Read more »

Telemedicine vital in vast northeast

Telemedicine vital in vast northeast

Jeremy Stevenson, North East LHIN Chief Executive Officer and Gary Sims, Executive Sponsor to the ONE Initiative (also President and Chief Executive Officer of Blanche River Partnership – an integration… Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions: Stay On Your Feet

New Year’s Resolutions: Stay On Your Feet

Statistics show that one in three Canadian adults aged 65 and older will experience at least one fall each year. Fortunately, most falls are preventable with the right mix of… Read more »

Gift Tag Tree ensures gifts for patients at NBRHC

Gift Tag Tree ensures gifts for patients at NBRHC

Kendra Clarke and Taylor Mueller, NBRHC Foundation staff members hanging patient’s wish tags on the giving tree. NORTH BAY – More than 100 patients at the North Bay Regional Health… Read more »

Sudbury company to cover tuition for 10 PSWs

Sudbury company to cover tuition for 10 PSWs

Plan A Long Term Care Staffing & Recruitment will cover tuition cost for 10 students interested in taking the PSW program starting in January 2019 at St. Albert Adult Learning… Read more »

21 new doctors now serving Sudbury

21 new doctors now serving Sudbury

Front Row (Left to Right): Dr. Prashant Jani (Medical Oncology), Brenna Pugliese (Physician Recruitment Advisor), Dr. Brittney Parlett (Obstetrician-Gynecologist), Dr. Scott Carmichael (Psychiatrist), Dr. José de Wit (Anaesthesia), Dr. Raed… Read more »

Top doctors honoured during  Family Doctor Week

Top doctors honoured during Family Doctor Week

Dr. Dieter Poenn is Ontario’s top doc. The College of Family Physicians of Canada and its provincial chapters are celebrating Family Doctor Week in Canada. Three Northern Ontario doctors were… Read more »

Children’s screening tool exported to other countries

Children’s screening tool exported to other countries

The president of the NDDS board, Marg Peterson, with Fran Couchie, Nipissing District Developmental Screen board vice president. “This checklist constantly amazes us. We thought it was just for North… Read more »

Innovative recruitment efforts bring Atikokan to full complement of doctors

Innovative recruitment efforts bring Atikokan to full complement of doctors

“The biggest problem we’re having right now is that capacity in the north in general is a challenge. You’ll find that some communities are very well staffed with doctors for… Read more »

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