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CBC Manitoba (July 20): 'The crisis never went away': Cross Lake chief says more resources needed to

Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... same health care as anybody — as any other Canadian, as any other Manitoban. "We just want the same," Merrick added. "We're not asking for anything over and above, and we never have. Just the same." ...

CNA (July 18) 150 Nurses of Canada!

Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Nurses have been foundational to health-care delivery and improvement for centuries. To mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation, CNA is pleased to recognize some of those who continue to pioneer health ...

Healthy Debate (June 21): Medical trainees under too much pressure to do research

Created on Wednesday, 19 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... seeing it as no more than a way to generate another line on their CV. The expectation of research continues into residency. Research is a requirement for residents in many Canadian post graduate training programs, including family ...

The Star (18 July): Canada committed to improving mental health in Indigenous communities: Philpott

Created on Tuesday, 18 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples have been clear. They need control over their lives. Our government is determined to support the path toward self-determination. Canadians are ashamed about how generations ...

The Globe and Mail (July 11): Provinces struggling to provide proper care for seniors: Report

Created on Tuesday, 11 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Provincial health-care systems are struggling to place Canadians in the appropriate continuing-care settings they need, potentially adding to wait times and barriers to care, according to a new report. ...

The Globe and Mail (July 11): Learning from the Dutch ‘neighbourhood care’ model

Created on Tuesday, 11 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  The culture of health care in Canada is also quite hierarchical. It is hard to conceive of self-managing nursing teams catching on; and can you imagine a Canadian nurse cleaning out a patient’s fridge ...

Healthy Debate (July, 6): Does more education for health professionals equal better patient care?

Created on Thursday, 06 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Advocacy and Strategy division at the Canadian Nurses Association. “You have more choices in your career. We see a lot of nurses with diplomas going back to school, even those with many years experience. ...

CBC news Nova Scotia (July 04): Hunger for opioids makes Nova Scotia pharmacies a target for robbers

Created on Tuesday, 04 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Bursey, chair of the Canadian Pharmacists Association. Many opioids are commonly used as painkillers, but can become addictive. Bursey said many of the sources of opioids and other ...

The Globe and Mail (June 28): Feds fund mentorship network to support indigenous health

Created on Thursday, 29 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... in Thunder Bay, Ont. on Wednesday, said the funding will support the next generation of indigenous health researchers and provide unique learning opportunities. Support from the federally funded Canadian ...

CBCNews (June 27): National Association recommends more psychiatrists for P.E.I

Created on Tuesday, 27 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Canada's association of psychiatrists says P.E.I. should have more full-time positions for psychiatrists, based on the province's population.  The Canadian Psychiatric Association said P.E.I. ...

The Star (June 23): Nurses face racism every day

Created on Friday, 23 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  Unfortunately, racism is alive and well in Ontario. It is, unfortunately, all too common that Ontario nurses encounter patients who demand a “white nurse,” or a “straight nurse” or a “Canadian nurse.” ...

Globe and Mail (June 19): McGill medical school to reach out to Indigenous, low-income students

Created on Tuesday, 20 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... have the prerequisites to get into med school, or any other of the health professions." Last week, the school was taken off probation by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). ...

CHPCA (June 5): Palliative care stakeholder groups delighted by passage of C-277 at 3rd Reading

Created on Wednesday, 07 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

(June 5, 2017 – Ottawa, ON) The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) , the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians (CSPCP) and the Canadian Hospice Palliative ...

Canadian Nurse (June 2017): Federal Budget Removes one of the Legislative Barriers to NP Practice

Created on Wednesday, 07 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

By  Virginia St-Denis Canadians with disabilities living in rural and remote communities are the winners after the federal budget removed a significant legislative barrier to nurse practitioner ...

Healthy Debate (May 25): Medical residency mismatch: number of unmatched Canadian medical grads...

Created on Thursday, 25 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Medical residency mismatch: number of unmatched Canadian medical graduates reaches all-time high Date: May 25, 2017  Author: Karen Palmer, Joshua Tepper & Jill Konkin   The number of Canadian ...

CBC Hamilton (May 21): Pressure on Hamilton paramedics rising as city's senior population grows

Created on Thursday, 25 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Confederation. There are now 5.9 million Canadian seniors, compared to 5.8 million Canadians 14 and under. "In combination, what this means is that as the percentage growth of senior population ...

CNW(May 23):Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg launch new mental health program

Created on Tuesday, 23 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... supports to empower Indigenous youth and their families is the goal of SWELL and a priority for the Canadian Mental Health Association," said Marion Cooper, Executive Director of CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg. ...

The Globe and Mail (May,23): Better health care means fixing bureaucratic failings

Created on Tuesday, 23 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... and administrative failings, not failures of medical care. Mercifully, they do not suggest the classic Canadian solution of throwing more bodies into a mismanaged system but, rather, call for the system ...

The Guardian (May,16): Full-scope pharmacist care for hypertension could save P.E.I. $81 billion

Created on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... study, “Cost-effectiveness of pharmacist care for managing hypertension in Canada,” appears in the Canadian Pharmacists Journal.  It says projected cost savings for Canada’s health ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

Created on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... H A et al.  Primary care specialty career choice among Canadian medical students Keegan D A, Scott I, Sylvester M, Tan A, Horrey K, Weston W W   Shared Canadian curriculum in family ...

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