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CBC (Feb 20) Pregnant women in rural B.C. urged to leave town to deliver

Created on Wednesday, 21 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... But that's not necessary in most births, she says. Most communities can use the midwives and nurses they already have in the area, and that can be supplemented with additional training and better access ...

Cision (Feb 12) Canadian Medical Students Urge The Government of Canada to Strengthen Response to...

Created on Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... President Government Affairs "As a Métis medical student, I could not be more proud of the steps that Canadian medical students and the CFMS are taking to better understand Indigenous health and knowledge ...

CBC (Feb 11) Nova Scotia moves to resurrect foreign-doctor program in face of physician shortages

Created on Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... year over year, over year." Health Department review The Department of Health and Wellness is now reviewing the recommendations in the report. "When the review is complete, we will have a better idea ...

CBC (Feb 2) 'Bringing birth back' to Indigenous women focus of University of Saskatchewan research

Created on Friday, 02 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... two research projects that dovetail. In the first, she'll be talking to Indigenous women about their birth stories, and what care providers could do to make them feel culturally safer and better about ...

Hamilton Spectator (Feb 1) Longtime head of Ontario’s nurses talks about the challenges ahead as...

Created on Thursday, 01 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... and advocate for our patients now and are able to have that voice for better patient care and for improving the health care system. Also they wanted better working conditions. That doesn't just include ...

CTV (Jan 30) 'I suffered in silence': Psychologist opens up about his own struggle with mental...

Created on Tuesday, 30 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... can you have that? You’re a doctor.’ And I explained, ‘Yes, doctors can have that too, and lawyers can have that too, and teachers can have that too, and you can have that too. And I can get better and ...

CBC (Jan 26) Stressed Nanaimo region set to double number of paramedics, shorten wait times

Created on Monday, 29 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... should really notice a better response time," Lupini told All Points West host Jason D'Souza. In addition to new full-time staff, Lupini said the BCEHS plan has analyzed peak call times in order to match ...

CBC (Jan 24) U of A program aids Indigenous and low-income students in pursuit of medical degree

Created on Friday, 26 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... create a level playing field for students, it also can help better the country's health care system.     'We can't do it alone': Indigenous maternal health program aims to address inequality ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 21) Newfoundland’s only midwife tasked with a special delivery

Created on Tuesday, 23 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... of the Canadian Association of Midwives, said national and international data increasingly support the provision of midwifery in small and rural places, which can realize health-care cost savings and better ...

CBC (Jan 10) Addressing hospital violence a priority for Health Sciences North

Created on Thursday, 18 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

Health Sciences North is looking to develop an action plan to better deal with and report workplace violence against its staff. Recently, the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions called for action on workplace ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 14) Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... likely to practise there. Twelve years later, the gamble is paying off better than anyone expected: 94 per cent of NOSM graduates who do a family medicine residency in the North stay there to practise, ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 14) Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... likely to practise there. Twelve years later, the gamble is paying off better than anyone expected: 94 per cent of NOSM graduates who do a family medicine residency in the North stay there to practise, ...

thestar (Jan 15) Province should fund psychotherapy by non-doctors, says provincial agency on...

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... there are geographical inequities. Urban dwellers have better access to services than those in rural areas, and even within the same community, some will have access to publicly funded psychotherapy, while ...

CBC (Jan 15) How P.E.I.'s health system is dealing with violent patients

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

Health PEI is implementing a new system to get better control of patients who are prone to be violent. Kelley Rayner, chair of workplace violence prevention working group for Health PEI, said patient ...

thestar (Jan 10) Student 'platform' calls for more mental health, suicide prevention resources...

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

Student 'platform' calls for more mental health, suicide prevention resources in schools Ontario’s student trustees believe the need for better mental health resources and training at schools is so great ...

The Star (18 Dec): It's time to fix medicare's innovation problem

Created on Monday, 18 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... respect, but across Canada a big share of physician payment is driven strictly by the volume of services we provide. That has some logic to it, but does little to reward better quality or higher value ...

The Squamish Chief (Dec 18): B.C. health leaders launch Indigenous cancer strategy

Created on Monday, 18 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... health system to make room for traditional healing practices in cancer care, cultural sensitivity education for front-line staff and better data collection to improve understanding of how cancer impacts ...

Health Human Resources Strategy

Created on Tuesday, 12 December 2017. Posted in Features/HHR Planning

... human resources through better understanding of the issues and influencing factors Implement strategies and promising practices adapted to the realities of organizations and bilingual staff Provide ...

Toronto Star (November 11): Canada needs affordable alternatives to opioids, health groups urge

Created on Tuesday, 14 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Heitshu said Monday in Calgary. “Given the human and financial costs of the opioid crisis, Canada needs a better approach to pain management.” Heitshu said over 19 million prescriptions were written ...

CBC Radio (Oct 16): Let's talk: Why Canadians need health care in their own language

Created on Wednesday, 18 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... with their doctor.  An editorial published earlier today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal says the health care system needs to do better.   The editorial says ...

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