Archive for: March, 2017

Spotlight on Health

Spotlight on Health

March is Kidney Health Month Dr. Scott Brimble, a nephrologist at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, explains why kidney health is so important and what is chronic kidney disease (CKD). CKD is the presence of kidney damage, or a decreased level of kidney function, for a period of three months or more. Kidney disease can range…

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Spotlight on Health

Small-town doc wears many hats By Danielle Milley, OMA Public Affairs It is challenging enough being a doctor, but when you’re in a small town those challenges can also include having to send your patients 300 kilometres for a specialist referral or doing your grocery shopping without making a diagnosis. For Dr. Richard Claveau, practicing in…

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Ontario’s Doctors in the News

Ontario’s Doctors in the news

Ontario doctors bracing for possible job action, clinic closures, OMA says [CBC.ca and Metro Morning]

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