Sarah Newbery

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Sarah Newbery is a rural generalist family physician in Marathon and Associate Dean, Physician Workforce Strategy, Northern Ontario School of Medicine.

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by Sarah Newbery James Rourke Ruth Wilson

Rural health care: How to get it right

Rural citizens are generally older, sicker and poorer than the rest of the population, and so have greater need for care if they are to achieve health outcomes equitable to the rest of the population. We have a system that is failing rural Canadians, and it must change. But what if we got it right?

by Sarah Newbery

Shortage of physicians, support systems puts health care in northern Ontario in jeopardy

The holistic style of community care that is the backbone of health care in rural northern Ontario is in jeopardy. If we care about equity, those in northern Ontario must have equitable access to the opportunity to live and die well in their communities.

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