List/Grid Tag Archives: Manitoulin Island

Fertility clinic opens to help northeastern families

Fertility clinic opens to help northeastern families

BY SANDY SIREN Two Sudbury physicians, Karen Splinter (left) and Jennifer Jocko (right) have recently opened northeastern Ontario’s first fertility clinic − the NEO Fertility Clinic − in the warm… Read more »

Eye Van brings care to underserviced communities

Eye Van brings care to underserviced communities

Thanks to the Northern Ontario Eye Van, a 48-foot tractor-trailer with the latest screening technology Northerners in remote communities don’t have to travel eight or nine hours to an urban… Read more »

Manitoulin family doctor honoured by peers

Manitoulin family doctor honoured by peers

Dr. Maurianne Reade has been practising in Mindemoya for 15 years Dr. Maurianne Reade had only planned to practise medicine on Manitoulin Island for six months, but the beauty of… Read more »

Network advocates for suicide prevention

Network advocates for suicide prevention

Mission focuses on public education, training and information sharing It’s said that it takes a community to raise a child, but it also takes a community to save one. That’s… Read more »

Take a number, wait 18 months

Take a number, wait 18 months

Two full-time dermatologists in entire region – one in Sudbury, one in North Bay Patients needing to see a dermatologist in Toronto can usually get an appointment in a few… 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 »

Northern MPP wins commitment on Lyme disease

Northern MPP wins commitment on Lyme disease

Health minister says action plan is in the works Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha is on a mission to improve the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease in Ontario, and appears… 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 »

Research probes First Nation diabetes management

Research probes First Nation diabetes management

Study focused on Manitoulin Island Research by Dr. Marion Maar, an associate professor of medical anthropology at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), has produced good and bad news… Read more »

HSN redefines  senior care

HSN redefines senior care

Linda Smith, an occupational therapist and day hospital clinical lead, demonstrates use of spiked cutting board designed to give stroke patients some degree of independence in the kitchen. Senior citizens… Read more »

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