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Hospice Huronia is going to be tapping into the knowledge and expertise of Kelly Hubbard. Hubbard, the executive director at Hospice Simcoe in Barrie, has taken over as interim executive director of Hospice Huronia.

The International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) says that physician-entrepreneur Dr Neil Bacon has been appointed as its new President and CEO.

Mainstay Medical International plc, a medical device company focused on commercializing ReActiv8®, an implantable restorative neurostimulation system designed to treat an underlying cause of disabling Chronic Low Back Pain, today announces that Dr Manus Rogan has decided to step down as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.

Jason Burggraaf is the incoming executive director of the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association.

Schlegel Health Care has appointed the right honourable David Johnston C.C. to its board.

A 95-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after his female carer died when she suffered head injuries. It is thought that her injuries were sustained at a residential address where she was working as a carer. The 95-year-old has been taken to hospital as a precaution due to a pre-existing condition where he will remain pending transfer to a location where his complex health and care needs can be managed. Reports have emerged that he was suffering from dementia. Police have bailed him while enquiries continue.

‘Dr. Deb’ retires after 34 years with Victoria Hospice

A 77-year-old man has died in hospital after being struck repeatedly by a fellow resident in a dementia residential home. The suspect, whose initials are P.S., is currently being kept in custody that can last up to 30 days. The victim, Z.K., died from a brain hemorrhage. P.S. assaulted Z.K. after an altercation over a TV remote control, “as they were unable to agree on which program to watch.”