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    After years of treating the first Nations people of Eskasoni, Dr. Virick has donated 140 hectares of land to the band, plus he has also donated a building on George Street in Sydney to be used for Health Care purposes. He is well respected and admired man and doctor.


    I have to say as a medical student and a nurse for 26 years, this is the type of doctor I want to be. Dr. Steven MacDougall is a real doctor, going out of his way to better care for his patients. Excellent job doctor!


    Dr. Jane Howard is the most amazing doctor I‘ve ever met. She’s not only a great doctor but also takes time to listen and really cares about her patients. I feel blessed to have her as my doctor.

Dr. Abidi

It's important to have a flexible approach to care. Meeting kids where they are at is key to improving outcomes.

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Dr. Chiasson

Curiosity, inquisitiveness, activity – these are the things that keep us well. Coming to Keppoch is a recipe for well-being.

My Story

Dr. Campbell

Working in the emergency department is challenging, it’s exciting, it’s stressful – you’re constantly trying to make the most of limited resources.

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How to Build a DIY First-Aid Kit for the Home, Office and Road

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“If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it,” said the film director Baz Luhrmann in 1997. “The long-term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists. Whereas the rest of my advice has no […]


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