Don’t neglect your health: Doctors’ offices still open for business

Now is not the time to neglect your health. That is the message local family doctors are sending to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Simran Ohson, a family doctor at the Pictou West Collaborative Practice in the Sutherland-Harris Memorial Hospital, said with empty waiting rooms in doctors’ offices, he believes there is a misconception...

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Accolades for Dr. Gordon Young

The Young family of Pictou has served the Sutherland-Harris Memorial Hospital, Pictou and the greater community for more than 100 years. On Friday, Dr. Gordon V. Young was the latest family member to be honoured by the Sutherland-Harris Memorial Hospital Foundation for his many years of dedicated service to the hospital and the community, with...

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Pictou Rotary club pays tribute to Art MacDonald, presents awards

BRAESHORE — It was a night of humour and reverence — and a few surprises — as the Rotary Club of Pictou  celebrated its 75th anniversary and honoured 50-year club member Art MacDonald. Members of MacDonald’s family — four generations — joined him for tributes paid to Art MacDonald in the areas of education, health...

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Health skills to be presented at S-H hospital

PICTOU — The annual Sutherland-Harris Memorial Hospital skills night is marking its 10th year. The event has been scheduled for April 4 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. upstairs at the Royal Canadian Legion in Pictou. Doors will open at 5 p.m. It’s a new venue and a new format this year, says Maria Langille, who has...

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Hundreds express concerns over state of healthcare in Pictou County

Many questions and concerns were raised on the state of healthcare in Pictou County on Sunday but few answers were found. This was the sentiment expressed by District 12 Councillor Chester Dewar at a public meeting on the issue held at Summer Street Industries. Several hundred people were in attendance. Although a non-political event, Dewar...

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