Profile of Barb Sweet

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  • Stealing Christmas

    When Blair Bradbury returned to his car one recent evening to find the window busted, he knew right away his laptop was gone. "I was a little ...

  • A real class act

    Lawyer Ches Crosbie is planning on seeking some counsel - from his daughters. About getting a cellphone, maybe a BlackBerry or an iPhone. ...

  • 'I can still hear them'

    Nancy Parsons' final words to the Cameron Inquiry Wednesday were charged with emotion and regret. "I would like to say that if even one person ...

  • Initial memos didn't trigger alarms: lab chief

    Memos from a pathologist that warned of problems with hormone receptor tests didn't sound enough alarms with the man in charge of the laboratory ...

  • 'It got murky at best'

    Breakdowns in communications protocols continue to emerge at the Cameron Inquiry. In July 2005, Eastern Health should have dealt with the ...

  • All quiet on the retest front

    There is a group of patients who can get their tissue samples retested for hormone receptors, but only if they ask - Eastern Health hasn't ...

  • Eastern Health let inaccurate letter slide

    Eastern Health knowingly sent an inaccurate letter to patients last year alerting them to a class-action lawsuit over botched hormone receptor ...

  • Disclosure debate

    An Eastern Health official appeared to have wanted the hormone receptor testing scandal to go away so much she advised then CEO George Tilley to ...

  • Aging hardware

    Last summer, the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association (NLMA) told Health Minister Ross Wiseman the province needs a comprehensive ...

  • 'My confidence is shaken'

    The public didn't get a full picture of the extent of errors at the General Hospital lab because Eastern Health didn't disclose all the numbers ...