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Sudbury’s hospice expanding

Sudbury’s hospice expanding

BY ARRON PICKARD Celebrating its 10-year anniversary in September, Maison McCulloch Hospice originally opened as an 11,000-square-foot, 10-bed facility. Over the past decade, the hospice has added many programs and… Read more »

Boreal and St. Joseph’s Health Centre team up to address PSW shortage

Boreal and St. Joseph’s Health Centre team up to address PSW shortage

Collège Boréal and St. Joseph’s Health Centre of Sudbury have teamed up for a first of its kind pilot project aiming at increasing the much-needed Personal Support Worker (PSW) capacity… Read more »

OntarioMD brings digital health ed to Northern Ontario

OntarioMD brings digital health ed to Northern Ontario

By Sarah Hutchison, LLM, MHSc, OntarioMD Chief Executive Officer You can register to attend an On the Road with OntarioMD seminar near you at www.ontariomd.ca/about-us/events/on-the-road-with-ontariomd. Or, contact support@ontariomd.com for more… 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 »

Dr. Andreas Laupacis: How to deliver better health care? Ask the patient

Dr. Andreas Laupacis: How to deliver better health care? Ask the patient

Dr. Andreas Laupacis, a palliative care physician at Toronto’s St. Michael’s Hospital, guest of HSN Speaker Series. As reported in sudbury.com Health Sciences North hosted its second instalment of its… Read more »

Thibeault: More care for seniors and their caregivers

Thibeault: More care for seniors and their caregivers

Budget 2018 offers money to help seniors stay in their homes, make prescription drugs free for seniors. As announced in the 2018 Budget, Ontario will invest $1 billion over three… Read more »

North East LHIN recognizes Donna Stewart as Healthy Change Champion

North East LHIN recognizes Donna Stewart as Healthy Change Champion

Donna Stewart has worked in the social services sector for over 20 years. For as long as she can remember, she has wanted to help address challenges in order to… Read more »

Nursing stations equipped with i-STAT devices

Nursing stations equipped with i-STAT devices

A nurse can do a blood test and know within two minutes if the patient is having a heart attack. BY NORM TOLLINSKY Six remote Health Canada nursing stations in… 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 »

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