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Top Marks for Cancer Care in Northeastern Ontario
5/17/2017 9:21 AM

 

SUDBURY, ON –  New data shows Northeastern Ontario is at the top of the list for cancer care results. The region is first in the province for utilization of radiation treatment, symptom screening and breast cancer screening. The Cancer System Quality Index (CSQI) for the past year has been released. It measures cancer care results across Ontario in a number of key indicators.

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Physicians receive over $400,000 to improve patient care
5/15/2017 11:12 AM

 

SUDBURY, ON – Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI) received over $400,000 to implement new advancements in clinical care from the Northern Ontario Academic Medicine Association (NOAMA). Implementation of Dr. Janet McElhaney’s 48/5 initiative in surgical units, texting teens with cystic fibrosis for appointment reminders, and treatments for Parkinson’s disease, are only 3 of the 9 projects that will move forward thanks to this generous support.

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Health Sciences North - Meet Our Nurses
5/11/2017 12:13 PM

 

Health Sciences North would like to say “Thank You” to our team of over 1400 nurses who provide care to our patients every day. In honour of Nursing Week 2017, we are giving you a closer look inside the nursing team at HSN.

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HSN Celebrates National Nursing Week
5/8/2017 6:14 AM

 

SUDBURY, ON –  They have been called the “heartbeat of the health care system” and one of the “great blessings of humanity.” They are nurses and today marks the start of National Nursing Week in Canada. Health Sciences North (HSN) would like to thank its team of over 1600 nurses who care for patients every day.

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A Note For The Doctor - HSN Celebrates Doctors’ Day
5/2/2017 6:53 AM

 

SUDBURY, ON –   Today is Doctors’ Day in Ontario, and HSN is encouraging you to get a note to your doctor -  a note of thanks for all they do. On the occasion of Doctors’ Day, Health Sciences North (HSN) would like to thank the approximately 280 physicians who provide care to patients at HSN.

“On behalf of the Board of Directors at HSN, I want to thank the great team of physicians we have , who work so hard for our patients,” says Nicole Everest, Chair of HSN’s Board of Directors. “Not only are the doctors providing that front-line care, but they are leaders, innovators, and mentors in teaching and research. The scope of what they do is truly amazing and we’re very grateful.”

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Dominic Giroux Named CEO of Health Sciences North and HSN Research Institute
4/26/2017 9:03 AM

 

SUDBURY, ON – The Health Sciences North (HSN) and HSN Research Institute (HSNRI) Board of Directors announced today that Dominic Giroux, the President and Vice-Chancellor of Laurentian University, will be the new President and Chief Executive Officer of HSN and HSNRI effective October 2, 2017. Located in Greater Sudbury, HSN ranks among Ontario’s largest academic health sciences centres and among Canada’s top 40 research hospitals with a $450 million budget and over 4,200 employees and physicians. It is affiliated with Laurentian University and its Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM).

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The Northern Cancer Foundation Disburses $450,000 in Research Grants
4/24/2017 9:00 AM

 

SUDBURY, ON –  Cancer research is one of the key pillars that the Northern Cancer Foundation (NCF) and Health Sciences North (HSN) is built upon – and the NCF is once again ensuring that research at the Northeast Cancer Centre (NECC) flourishes. Each year, the NCF accepts grant applications from the Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI) Scientists. This year, the NCF has awarded a total $450,000 in grant funding. To be eligible for funding, the applicant must be an HSNRI Scientist and the applicant’s research must be in the field of oncology.

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New Research Fellowship at HSN Named for Dr. Denis Roy
4/17/2017 6:31 AM

 

SUDBURY, ON –  When he arrived in Sudbury, Dr. Denis Roy dreamed of  Health Sciences North (HSN) becoming the “Harvard of the North.” A new research fellowship in his honour will ensure that vision continues after he retires as CEO this June. The Dr. Denis Roy Fellowship has been created by the Health Sciences North Foundation, Northern Cancer Foundation, and the NEO Kids Foundation. They made the announcement at a tribute dinner to Dr. Roy, which raised a total of $50,000 for the fellowship, including $5,000 from each foundation.

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Recognize an Outstanding Nurse at HSN!
4/12/2017 8:38 AM

 

May 8-12, 2017 is National Nursing Week. HSN is participating to celebrate and thank our amazing nurses for their hard work, dedication and commitment to ongoing high-quality and patient-centred care. Nurses fulfil several vital functions at HSN. Not only do they provide direct patient care, they conduct research, develop new programs and models of care, teach other medical learners, are actively involved in improvement work and help patients navigate the health care system.

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Gastrointestinal (GI) Outbreak - Update
3/31/2017 9:36 AM

 

The gastrointestinal (GI) outbreak on the 5th floor of the South Tower, Ramsey Lake Health Centre is ongoing. The causative organism has been identified as Norovirus.

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