List/Grid Tag Archives: West Parry Sound Health Centre

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 »

Ministry allocates $14.8 million for hospital renos in northeast

Ministry allocates $14.8 million for hospital renos in northeast

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has allocated $14.8 million for the renewal of hospital infrastructure in northeastern Ontario. The funds will assist 22 hospitals with a wide variety… Read more »

HealthForceOntario provides physician recruitment support to Parry Sound

HealthForceOntario provides physician recruitment support to Parry Sound

Parry Sound lands general surgeon In February 2015, West Parry Sound Health Centre recruited Dr. Claudia Soto as a general surgeon. With Soto’s recruitment, the hospital reached a full complement… Read more »

NOSM prof guided by other-centredness

NOSM prof guided by other-centredness

Parry Sound family physician Dr. David Clarke Whether he’s in the role of a physician caring for patients or a teacher imparting his knowledge to medical students, Dr. David Clarke… Read more »

Unique program relieves PSW shortage

Unique program relieves PSW shortage

Julie Flagler, director of professional development, left, and Cheryl Poitras, one of seven PSWs who graduated form Lakeland Long Term Care’s fast track PSW training program. Poitras served for four… Read more »

Wait times plunge for joint replacement

Wait times plunge for joint replacement

Dr. Kevan Saidi, orthopedic surgeon, performing a knee replacement surgery at Sudbury Regional Hospital. The hospital’s team of six orthopedic surgeons is on target to perform more than 700 joint… Read more »

Simulation innovation at NOSM

Simulation innovation at NOSM

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is known for its many firsts.  NOSM is the first new medical school in Canada in over 35 years, the first medical school… Read more »

Parry Sound addresses ALC needs

Parry Sound addresses ALC needs

Nancy Hall, assisted living supervisor, left, and Kelly Sawyer, manager, support services, with The Friends, a non-profit community-based organization serving seniors in Parry Sound. The recent launch of an assisted… Read more »

Rattler takes bite out of NE LHIN’s budget

Rattler takes bite out of NE LHIN’s budget

The Massassauga Rattlesnake is protected and, now, with the re-establishment of an anti-venom depot at the Parry Sound Health Centre, so are Ontario cottagers and outdoor enthusiasts who have the… Read more »

Study supports NP-managed nursing stations

Study supports NP-managed nursing stations

Nurse practitioner and study lead Donna Kearney performs a routine check on a client at the Rosseau nursing station, one of six stations that serve rural communities in the Parry… Read more »

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