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Specialized program helps Indigenous students enter nursing

Specialized program helps Indigenous students enter nursing

Indigenous nurses offer culturally appropriate care and are more likely to put down roots in their home communities Encouraging more Indigenous youth to pursue a career in nursing has long… Read more »

Clinical trial to validate Sudbury-developed cancer test

Clinical trial to validate Sudbury-developed cancer test

An international clinical trial to validate the use of the RNA Disruption Assay (RDA) tool for treatment and management of breast cancer has been launched in North America and Europe…. Read more »

Northwest’s stroke network demonstrates improvements in care

Northwest’s stroke network demonstrates improvements in care

The Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network, part of Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, has demonstrated significant improvements in stroke care, according to the latest Stroke Report Card released by… Read more »

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 »

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