Great Northern Family Health Team building set to open in spring 2017Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Collaboration, accessibility, sustainability and design have all come together at the new building presently being constructed on Shepherdson Road that will house the Great Northern Family Health
Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — Registered dental hygienist Josée St-Pierre is researching a means to establish a program that would fund seniors’ dental health care.She outlined facts about senior dental health, and her hopes for the future, to Cobalt council at their regular meeting Tuesday, September 6.
Hospital Fun Run a prescription for healthy livingSue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — What better prescription could health care professionals promote than a fun run and walk?The annual Temiskaming Hospital Fun Run, now in its 35th year, was held Saturday, September 10, with warm temperatures
Temiskaming’s non-urgent patient transfers status quo for nowDarlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — North East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) senior officer of policy and health Philip Kilbertus hopes there will be some sort of system implemented within the year to help in the Temiskaming area with
Shane Wright of Earlton is pictured here in the Jackpot Ranch Sorting competition at the Nancy Peddie Memorial Diabetes Fundraiser which took place at the Cougar Ridge Farms. The Temiskaming Diabetes Program fundraiser raised $3,400. The event took place at the farm of Dennis and Rena Peddie, and was
Non-urgent patient transfer strategy proposedDarlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — The North East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is considering “a range of solutions” to remove at least some of the pressure from the EMS (Emergency Medical Services) ambulance network when non-urgent patient transfers are needed.