Profile of Barb Sweet

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  • 'Let's get past this'

    The Newfoundland and Lab-rador Medical Association (NLMA) is calling for a simmering down of what has become an explosive feud between doctors at ...

  • Mistakes can be made, doctor says

    The machine at the centre of the latest Eastern Health testing debacle is a beneficial technology, but labs must keep on top of the pitfalls that ...

  • Fallout for failure at Eastern Health

    There has been fallout from the cyclosporine errors for three Eastern Health employees, including the chief of laboratory medicine who has ...

  • 'Serious breach' of policy

    Occurrence reports on problems in Eastern Health's biochemistry lab should have been submitted as early as last fall, but no documentation was ...

  • New animal laws coming

    St. John's SPCA executive director Debbie Powers was overjoyed Monday when the province announced it would bring in a new animal protection act ...

  • Go Travel out of business

    Go Travel South/Go Travel Flights, a company that was supposed to begin direct flights from St. John's to Gatwick Airport in London beginning in ...

  • In the pink

    A landmark centre city hockey rink will be pretty in pink Friday night for a charity event by a red hot women's league. The Capital Hyundai ...

  • Minister unhappy with mistakes

    Health Minister Jerome Ken-nedy agrees a mistake made with calibrating a machine in Eastern Health's biochemistry lab is unacceptable. However, ...

  • More lab errors uncovered

    Eastern Health is facing more testing errors in one of its labs. This time, the health authority is apologizing for errors that resulted from ...

  • Opportunities flowing as oil and gas week begins

    There was a sombre beginning to the eighth annual Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Week as tragedies were marked during the opening with a ...