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More funding for behavioural supports program

More funding for behavioural supports program

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is enhancing annual funding for the Behavioural Supports Ontario program by $10 million to better meet the needs of seniors with challenging and… Read more »

Kap health centre serves Francophone population

Kap health centre serves Francophone population

French-speaking communities in northeastern Ontario are still having a hard time recruiting full-time, resident family doctors. The Centre de Santé Communautaire (CSC) de Kapuskasing et Région, for example, began seeing… Read more »

Funding freeze, rising power costs rile Timmins board chair

Funding freeze, rising power costs rile Timmins board chair

Escalating uncontrollable costs total $1.8 million for 2016 Timmins and District Hospital board chair Léon Laforet went public with a warning in December that “unless the provincial government starts increasing… Read more »

Ministry proposes transfer of home care to LHINs

Ministry proposes transfer of home care to LHINs

The health-care system in Ontario is about to undergo another restructuring, but the jury is out as to whether it will result in better care or if it’s simply an… Read more »

Community engagement highlight of rural Manitoulin practice

Community engagement highlight of rural Manitoulin practice

A two-minute walk to work and white-tailed deer in the backyard In the small town of Gore Bay, population 900, Dr. Chantelle Wilson walks the two minutes from her home… Read more »

North East CCAC accorded French-language designation

North East CCAC accorded French-language designation

The North East Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) has become one of two CCACs in the province to be officially designated under the French Language Services (FLS) Act. The ground-breaking… Read more »

Ministry acts on health hubs

Ministry acts on health hubs

Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Eric Hoskins has instructed Ministry staff to work with the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) to identify pilot sites for rural health hubs “with the… Read more »

Sudbury health centre selected for back pain pilot

Sudbury health centre selected for back pain pilot

Program to reduce pain, lower medical costs An Aboriginal health-care centre in Sudbury is participating in a new pilot project that aims to reduce lower back pain in patients by… Read more »

LHIN launches review of community hospitals

LHIN launches review of community hospitals

82-page publication tracing history of community hospitals sets groundwork for community engagement process The North East LHIN is gearing up for a review of community hospitals in northeastern that will… Read more »

Sudbury unveils NEO Kids

Sudbury unveils NEO Kids

New pediatric centre locates at HSN’s Ramsey Lake Health Centre Pediatric outpatient service in Sudbury is undergoing a major facelift. The former Pediatric Centre of Excellence, housed in cramped quarters… Read more »

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