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Health ministry claims access to family doctors is improving

Health ministry claims access to family doctors is improving

Ministry response comes after Ontario Medical Association members said the family physician model of care in Ontario is broken
Sudbury health unit wants a merger, Algoma health unit says nope

Sudbury health unit wants a merger, Algoma health unit says nope

Algoma Health Unit votes against a merger with Public Health Sudbury and Districts 
Sudbury health unit posts warning about measles

Sudbury health unit posts warning about measles

Two recent cases of childhood measles have been reported in the Toronto area in the past week
Sudbury, Algoma health unit merger talks raise concerns

Sudbury, Algoma health unit merger talks raise concerns

Two communities and an addiction recovery service worry a super-sized health unit won’t able to provide effective local public health services
Sudbury psychiatrist agrees with pause on medically assisted dying

Sudbury psychiatrist agrees with pause on medically assisted dying

Dr. Rayuda Koka, the mental health director at Health Sciences North, said more research is needed before allowing a person to choose assisted death because they have a mental illness 
NDP leader says ‘lives will be lost’ without consumption site

NDP leader says ‘lives will be lost’ without consumption site

At a press conference Feb. 1, provincial NDP leader Marit Stiles told media the province needs to fund The Spot,  and ‘they should be doing it now’
Toxic drug crisis 'complex and escalating', report concludes

Toxic drug crisis 'complex and escalating', report concludes

Summary report said the status quo is unacceptable and calls for removing barriers, changing attitudes, changing policies and spending more money to help people live better, suffer less and stay alive 
Cambrian trades students given a lesson on mental health

Cambrian trades students given a lesson on mental health

Workshops help Cambrian students understand mental health and well-being, with emphasis on stigma, depression, anxiety and substance use
Call for government to cover the cost of stop-smoking drugs

Call for government to cover the cost of stop-smoking drugs

Authors write there are inconsistencies in the health insurance plans for people who try to quit smoking
COVID, flu and respiratory diseases all on the rise in Sudbury

COVID, flu and respiratory diseases all on the rise in Sudbury

Newest numbers show 22 active disease outbreaks in local nursing homes, retirement homes and the hospital