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The emergency department at the Walkerton hospital will be closed overnight beginning Dec. 27, as the South Bruce Grey Health Centre grapples with nursing staff shortage. The hospital corporation announced on Monday that the emergency department will close overnight from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. beginning next Monday, and going forward it will be open […]
Nurses and frontline healthcare workers in Stratford are holding a rally outside their local MPP’s office today.
Search the Ontario budget for the words “opioid” or “overdose,” suggests Adrienne Spafford, executive director of Addictions and Mental Health Ontario. “You will find the words are not there,” she said. That’s a reflection of how seriously provincial politicians are taking the opioid crisis and thousands of preventable overdose deaths each year, Spafford said Friday, […]
The SBGHC Kincardine Hospital Auxiliary held another very successful “Wheelbarrow of Wine” raffle with the tickets being sold out. The draw was made at the Auxiliary Gift Shop on September 22. Diane Baldwin, Kincardine and Community Health Care Foundation Coordinator, had the honour of making the draws. The winner of the 33 bottles of wine […]
CMHA Grey Bruce has launched a single telephone number for people to connect to all of its 16 locations and access any of its mental health and addictions programs and services. The new number – 519-371-3642 or toll-free 1-888-451-CMHA – will make it easier for clients and community partners to reach appropriate services quickly and […]
There are 150 new coal-fired plants under construction or approved and funded in the world, so you can’t really say we’re taking global warming seriously yet. But at least the scientists who wrote the report on the state of play that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published Friday are starting to use the […]