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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 »

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 »

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 »

Patients First Act overhauls health-care system

Patients First Act overhauls health-care system

LHINs assume responsibility for home care The CEOs of the North East and North West Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) say they are on schedule to meet the Ministry of… Read more »

North East LHIN puts focus on fall prevention

North East LHIN puts focus on fall prevention

It takes a community to prevent a fall One in three older adults fall each year, accounting for 6,400 Emergency Department visits in the North East LHIN and almost as… Read more »

PET-CT scanner coming to Sudbury

PET-CT scanner coming to Sudbury

The Northern Cancer Foundation has received all of the funding required to purchase and operate a Positron Emission Tomography – Computer Tomography (PET-CT) scanner at Health Sciences North in Sudbury…. Read more »

New CT scanner in Timmins cuts radiation exposure

New CT scanner in Timmins cuts radiation exposure

Shorter wait time draws patients from Sudbury Timmins and District Hospital’s new computerized tomography (CT) scanner – in operation since March 2016 – offers enhanced diagnostic imaging with a fraction… Read more »

SSM Group Health Centre eyes new digs

SSM Group Health Centre eyes new digs

The Group Health Centre in Sault Ste. Marie hopes to announce plans for a new home in late spring 2017. “This is still at the feasibility stage and at the… Read more »

Northern Ontario ranks high in opioid-related deaths

Northern Ontario ranks high in opioid-related deaths

A recent study has confirmed that Northern Ontarians are dying opioid-related deaths at a rate much higher than the provincial average. The North West and North East LHINs ranked first… Read more »

March of Dimes clinics fill gaps in northeast

March of Dimes clinics fill gaps in northeast

Northern Medical Clinic program dates back to 1950s polio epidemic Between 1949 and 1954, 11,000 people in Canada were left paralyzed by polio. In 1953 alone, there were 9,000 cases… Read more »

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