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Northern nursing grads have best pass rate in Ontario

Northern nursing grads have best pass rate in Ontario

100 percent of graduates pass license exam on the first try Registered nursing students at Northern College in Timmins have reached a 100 per cent milestone in the pass rate… 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 »

Who needs pharmacare?

Who needs pharmacare?

Study shows 23.2 million had a private drug plan and 13.1 million had coverage under public drug plans. Source: Canadian Health Policy Institute TORONTO, June 19, 2018 /CNW/ – According… Read more »

Medical trial could change how breast cancer treated

Medical trial could change how breast cancer treated

From Northern Ontario Business The trial for a new tool to help determine if chemotherapy is shrinking a tumour has begun in Europe, and all the test samples are being… Read more »

NE LHIN starts Cultural Mindfulness Training

NE LHIN starts Cultural Mindfulness Training

One of the areas recognized as being important to improving Indigenous health outcomes is to educate health care professionals about Indigenous Cultural Safety. To accomplish this, the North East Local… Read more »

NOSM connects with US university to improve First Nations health and education opportunities

NOSM connects with US university to improve First Nations health and education opportunities

Northern Ontario School of Medicine establishes cross-border project to improve opportunities for First Nation, Metis and Native American populations The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and University of Minnesota… Read more »

NOSM residents to train in NAN communities

NOSM residents to train in NAN communities

Left to right are Matawa First Nation Management CEO David Paul Achneepineskum, NOSM Dean Dr. Roger Strasser and Eabametoong First Nation Chief Elizabeth Atlookan signing agreement establishing the Remote First… Read more »

Cancer screening targets Indigenous communities

Cancer screening targets Indigenous communities

Cathy Paroschy Harris with the Screen for Life Coach. The coach plays a key role in providing more access to cancer screening to everyone across northwestern Ontario including Indigenous communities…. Read more »

Northeast leverages CHRIS, eConsult for referrals

Northeast leverages CHRIS, eConsult for referrals

The North East LHIN is also busy streamlining communication between hospitals, the CCAC, long-term care, primary care and a myriad of community support agencies, but is building on existing application… Read more »

Former chief of staff weighs in on suicides

Former chief of staff weighs in on suicides

Crisis in Attawapiskat stems from lack of economic base, isolation and poverty “No jobs, no future, no hope” sums up the root cause of the suicide attempts in communities along… Read more »

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