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Indigenous Patient Navigators are here to help patients and families

Friday, December 9, 2022

Indigenous Patient Navigators are here to help patients and families

Meet Maitland Lortie, Miranda Carey and Amy Duchesne – Indigenous Patient Navigators working with adult and pediatric patients at Health Sciences North as well as the Shirley and Jim Fielding Northeast Cancer Centre.

Focussed on Cancer Care, Inpatient Services and Pediatric Care, Indigenous Patient Navigators provide culturally-sensitive support to Indigenous patients and families along their healthcare journey.

 

Health Sciences North Welcomes 28 New Medical Staff in 2022

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Health Sciences North Welcomes 28 New Medical Staff in 2022

It was another successful year for medical staff recruitment in Greater Sudbury as 28 new physicians, dentists and a midwife were welcomed to Health Sciences North (HSN) in 2022.

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada

Today is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. 

On this day, we are taking time to remember the 14 women, who tragically lost their lives in the École Polytechnique Montreal massacre 33 years ago. 

As a country we mourned together and committed to raising awareness to prevent further tragedy and ensure women and children can live free from such violence. 

North East Specialized Geriatric Centre (NESGC) Awarded for Excellent Patient Care

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

North East Specialized Geriatric Centre (NESGC) Awarded for Excellent Patient Care

It’s been an award winning autumn for the North East Specialized Geriatric Centre (NESGC) as the team was awarded twice for their exemplary work in the community, and for their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The NESGC is a regional geriatric program and offers a collaborative network of specialized services for older adults experiencing complex health conditions.

HSN’s Holly Sarvas and Alex Wood awarded with the Nurse Innovator Award!

Thursday, November 17, 2022

HSN’s Holly Sarvas and Alex Wood awarded with the Nurse Innovator Award!

HSN Simulation Lab staff members Holly Sarvas and Alex Wood have been presented with a $20,000 Nurse Innovator Award from the Registered Nurses' Foundation of Ontario (RNFOO) to support their project Creative Strategies for Nursing Knowledge Transfer in Northern Communities. The team will develop an online resource that supports nurses in remote and northern communities to help them further develop their skills and provide the best care possible for their patients.

Giving transgender patients the support they need

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Giving transgender patients the support they need

Eli Smith and his mother met with the staff in our NEO Kids Gender Diversity Clinic when he was ready to learn about what the next steps would be as a transgender individual ready to transition.

Dr. Mohammed Shurrab of HSN and HSNRI recognized internationally for Cardiovascular research

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Dr. Mohammed Shurrab of HSN and HSNRI recognized internationally for Cardiovascular research

Recognized internationally for his work, Dr. Mohammed Shurrab was in Chicago earlier this week to present his research at the prestigious American Heart Association Conference.

Happy Medical Radiation Technology and Imaging Sciences Week!

Monday, November 7, 2022

Happy Medical Radiation Technology and Imaging Sciences Week!

Meet Courtney Poeta, a radiation therapist working in the Radiation Therapy department of the Shirley and Jim Fielding Northeast Cancer Centre.

HSN Celebrates Diabetes Awareness Month

Thursday, November 3, 2022

HSN Celebrates Diabetes Awareness Month

Our Pediatric Diabetes Services Program has been integrated into NEO Kids at the Ramsey Lake Health Centre! This specialized program is dedicated to our youngest patients living with diabetes, and gives children and their families’ access to resources, education and ongoing support.

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