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

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

... for Safe and Effective Pain Management, says a lack of affordable alternatives for pain relief in Canada is partly behind an over-reliance on opioids and rising addiction rates. “Canada is the second-leading ...

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

By Dr. Brian Goldman   Canada prides itself on its diverse, multicultural population. But some newcomers who don't speak English or French may have serious difficulty communicating ...

Global News (Oct 16): NB experiencing significant shortage of public sector psychologists

Created on Tuesday, 17 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... public sector across Canada, not just in New Brunswick,” said communications officer Paul Bradley in an email statement. “As of July 2017, there are a total of 25 public sector vacancies for psychology ...

CBC News (October 10): Strain of balancing ER demand with capacity leads to ambulance offload delays

Created on Tuesday, 10 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... but added that offload delays are a problem across Canada. While he believes they can get everyone in line with the provincial standard, Travers said there's also a focus on reducing the need for people ...

TVO (October 04): Ontario’s ‘entertainment ultrasound’ clinics will remain unregulated for now

Created on Wednesday, 04 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... technology notwithstanding, numerous medical organizations — including the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada — ...

Yukon Government (Sept 27): Government of Yukon takes steps towards regulated midwifery in Yukon

Created on Friday, 29 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... pregnancy, labour, and up to approximately six weeks after birth. Across Canada there are more than 1,500 trained and certified midwives. It’s estimated that they provide services in approximately ten ...

Breakfast Television (28 Sep): Ontario to require disclosure of pharma payments to health profession

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... want and deserve,” Hoskins said in an interview Tuesday. “We are the first jurisdiction in Canada to undertake this, so I think that that leadership by Ontario is important on an issue that I think resonates ...

CTV News (28 Sep): Health systems often discriminate against Indigenous patients: Philpott

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... they speak, should not ever be a barrier to getting the best quality of care," she said. Dr. Alika Lafontaine, past president of the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada, welcomed the minister's ...

The Telegram (Sept 26): NL moving forward with midwifery

Created on Wednesday, 27 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  Becker was educated as a midwife in Germany in 1986 before moving to Canada in 1995 and practicing in Nunavut, Alberta, Quebec and the Northwest Territories.   “Midwives provide primary ...

CBC News (Sept 17): When the job you love hurts you: exploring burnout in the workplace

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

... Vancouver-based chef who appeared on Top Chef Canada says he gets burned out every two to three years. "I think I've burned out enough times to start to predict when burnout starts happening," he said. ...

Gov. Canada (Aug 18): Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on changes to the Ministry

Created on Monday, 28 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence. The Prime Minister thanked retiring Minister Judy Foote for her exemplary public service and for her enduring commitment to Canada ...

National Post (Aug 25): A 'huge problem’: Over half of Ontario's neonatal ICUs closed to new patient

Created on Friday, 25 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... serious problems. Canada’s 2.7 beds per 1,000 people is 33rd lowest among Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development countries, he said. “We have to stop blaming this on one-off events,” ...

London Free Press (Aug 24): Health care Shortage of psychiatrists in London hits wait times for kids

Created on Thursday, 24 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  The average gross annual pay for a psychiatrist in Canada was $255,745 in 2014-15, according to the Canadian Institute for Health Information’s national physician database. Psychiatrist earnings are ...

Better Home Care in Canada: A National Action Plan

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in HHR/Reports

... Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada worked together to develop Better Home Care : A National Action Plan. The Action Plan aims to advance this priority  ...

The Globe and Mail (Aug 22): Health Minister Jane Philpott urges physicians to use power, privilege

Created on Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Physicians have a moral and ethical responsibility to do more for Canada’s most vulnerable populations, including Indigenous peoples and those with addiction and mental-health issues, the federal Health ...

Telegraph journal (Aug 15): Saint John’s new prescription: Cutting edge Robotic surgery?

Created on Tuesday, 15 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Saint John - a city struggling with population decline in a province with a doctor shortage - could put itself on the map as a centre of medical excellence in Atlantic Canada with the help of a cutting-edge ...

Ottawa Citizen (Aug 10): Medical scribes are changing the way doctors do their work

Created on Friday, 11 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... the United States in the past decade, where an estimated 17,000 are now working, but it is relatively new in Canada. Medical Scribes of Canada, an Ottawa-based company founded by Queensway Carleton emergency ...

Healthy Debate (Aug 08): Room for improvement in Ontario’s MAID Care Coordination Service

Created on Wednesday, 09 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... at whether that goal is being met. MAID has been legal in Canada for just over a year, since Parliament passed Bill C-14. During that time, it is estimated that more than 1,300 Canadians have ...

Healthy Debate (Aug 03): House calls on the rise in Ontario

Created on Friday, 04 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... as part of the College of Family Physicians of Canada curriculum, there are still medical trainees who miss out on the opportunity to visit patients in the home. “If you haven’t done home-based ...

CTV news (Aug 03): Mental health expert presents recommendations after Cape Breton teen suicides

Created on Thursday, 03 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... province's previous Cyber-Safety Act, the first of its kind in Canada, was struck down in late 2015 after the Nova Scotia Supreme Court ruled that it infringed on Charter rights. The law was passed as ...

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