Spring issue features focus on Indigenous health care Becky Neckoway featured in Spring ’18 issue: ‘If you’re willing to work for it, you can do anything’ LU researcher gets $2 million to study Aboriginal kids’ health issues Nursing stations equipped with i-STAT devices
Late start didn’t deter Dr. Elaine Innes

Late start didn’t deter Dr. Elaine Innes

“My heritage is very important to me. I believe the fact that I am Aboriginal is where my resiliency comes from… and my determination to succeed.” – Dr. Elaine Innes…. 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 »

Outreach model critical for mental health program

Outreach model critical for mental health program

Staff of the Ogimaawabitoong Kenora Chiefs Advisory Mental Health and Addictions Program with their grandmother drum. Kenora Chiefs Advisory program serves 13 communities BY NORM TOLLINSKY Mental health case managers… 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 »

City of Lakes Health clinic wins Community Builders Award

City of Lakes Health clinic wins Community Builders Award

By ELLA JANE MYERS SUDBURY Ever since the first patient was treated at the first City of Lakes Family Health Team clinic 10 years ago, the medical team has embodied… Read more »

Raising awareness of Alzheimer’s disease

Raising awareness of Alzheimer’s disease

Pat Roy, Ryan Benoit, Denise Roy LOCAL BUSINESS HELPS BRING AWARENESS OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE Local Business owner, Ryan Benoit has teamed up with his friend Pat Roy to design a… 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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