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You have to invest in the best for the highest quality and value.  Through this, one has the ability to attract the best people, physicians and staff.  

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Drunk snowmobiler could have been paralyzed

Ricky Charbonneau was driving a snowmobile on Kukagami Lake Road about 12:30 a.m. when he lost control struck a steel guardrail.

While his male passenger wasn’t hurt, Charbonneau was taken to Health Sciences North with a broken orbital bone in his face. 137 more words


Aborted Sudbury plan expected ALC patients to pick up tab for convalescent care

The Ontario government has always maintained that getting alternative level of care patients out of hospital is so much more cost-effective than having costly beds tied up with patients who have essentially finished their acute care treatment but are otherwise unable to go home. 420 more words

Sudbury and North Bay: Layoff a professional, hire a professional

Cuts to nursing positions in Southern Ontario do apparently have a silver lining.

Sudbury’s Health Sciences North says hard times for health care workers in the south are solving some of that hospital’s recruitment problems in the north. 347 more words

Matthews comments considered “condescending” in Sudbury

Sudbury residents may be a little mystified by Health Minister Deb Matthews recent comments on their emergency room problem.

Health Sciences North recently closed 30 transitional beds in March. 312 more words

Ontario likes Denmark’s model for aging, but will McGuinty really pay for it?

“In Denmark, they started planning for folks getting older in 1986 and they developed a wonderful system of caring in the community. We kind of started three years ago.” 606 more words

Long Term Care

Defining what they do and where they're going..

The recent unveiling of the title, “Health Sciences North” elicited surprise, anger and confusion among a portion of the public; some were surprised that there was any need to undertake such an exercise; others angry with perceived costs, while others still were confused as to what it meant. 208 more words