The head of Ontario’s doctors’ association is pushing for action in the province’s primary care sector, with at least 66 family physicians urgently needed in London to meet demand. Andrew Park, a London ER physician and the president of the Ontario Medical Association, said improving the province’s health care system needs to begin by recruiting and training more doctors while improving working conditions for the ones already seeing patients. Our Jennifer Bieman asked Park about progress so far and what needs to be done. Read More
A Christmas Eve opioid overdose death is the latest of four this month in Huron County – doubling the area’s number of fatal ODs this year and sparking concern for police. The four people in that area north of London who’ve died from suspected opioid overdoses this month ranged in age from 32 to 43, […]
Haldimand Norfolk’s acting medical officer of health says he’s not out to make people happy. And a comment Matt Strauss posted on Twitter Saturday emphasized that as he riled up many who were quick to disagree with him. “I am pro-vaccine and anti-mandate. I am pro-public health and anti-lockdown,” Strauss wrote. “I don’t think Ivermectin […]
The fourth bus of veterans from London’s Parkwood Institute arrived just as the Salvation Army band sounded its first notes at the cenotaph.
Ontario’s top doctor wants to end workplace COVID-19 vaccination policies by early next month when proof-of-vaccination rules will lift in other businesses and indoor settings. Now that COVID-19 hospitalizations and other indicators are improving, Dr. Kieran Moore said Thursday that he’s reviewing letters of instruction sent last year to various sectors including hospitals and post-secondary […]