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The Value of Expanded Pharmacy Services in Canada

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

Conference Board of Canada Report, April 25 2017   The scope of pharmacy services has expanded in many Canadian jurisdictions in recent years. This report estimates the health and economic impact ...

CNW(Apr 25) Expanding pharmacy services could save health care system billions of dollars by 2035

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... part of the health care delivered to many Canadians," said Louis Thériault, Vice-President, Industry Strategy and Public Policy, The Conference Board of Canada. "They could play an even greater role ...

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

The Truth and Reconciliation: Call to Action Highlights the Following Health Workforce Related Recommendations:   22. We call upon those who can effect change within the Canadian health-care system ...

Regina Leader-Post (April 5): Pharmacists hope to further expand their role in health-care system

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

... Research and published in the Canadian Pharmacists Journal, are very conservative. Martin noted the study is only based on about 50 per cent of people with high blood pressure seeking care from a pharmacist, ...

Conference Board of Canada (March 28): Shortage of Physiotherapists Limits Access For Some Canadians

Created on Tuesday, 28 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... in the urban centres of Canada’s most populated provinces leaving those on the outskirts underserviced, according to a new report by The Conference Board of Canada. “The number of Canadians ...

Conf Board Can (March 14)Demand for Nursing Services Challenging to Meet as Canada’s Population Ages

Created on Wednesday, 15 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... as well as administrative within the continuing care spectrum. Currently, over 1.4 million Canadian seniors need and receive paid and unpaid continuing care supports, and this figure could increase ...

CTVNews (Feb 24): Canada's rural physicians offer proposals for equal access to high quality care

Created on Thursday, 02 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... four major directions aimed at ensuring the 18 per cent of Canadians living outside urban centres have equal access to high quality health care. It focuses on support for Canadian medical schools as ...

Ottawa Sun (Feb 24): Advocate pushes for tighter regulation for addiction counsellors

Created on Friday, 24 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... at $200 a pop,” said Crystal Smalldon, executive director of the Canadian Addiction Counsellor Certification Federation. “All you have to say is, ‘I’m an addictions counsellor’ and people believe you. ...

The Star (Feb 23): Canada’s rural doctors push for better health care access outside urban centres

Created on Friday, 24 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The new Rural Road Map for Action aims to ensure that rural Canadians can access quality health care. OTTAWA—The Society of Rural Physicians of Canada has launched a strategy aimed at improving rural ...

EMS 1 (Feb 23): EMS providers to receive mental health first aid training

Created on Friday, 24 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... instructors in mental health first aid, who will in turn teach the course on behalf of St. John Ambulance.  “Mental health first aid should be made as accessible to Canadians as physical first aid,” ...

Vancouver Sun (Feb 22): Opinion: British Columbians need protection from unregulated counsellors

Created on Thursday, 23 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... body to set standards and regulate behaviour. It’s not a new situation — and neither is it tolerable. As leaders from the Canadian Association of Marriage and Family Therapy meet in British Columbia ...

University of Toronto (Feb 21): Breathing New Life into Palliative Care

Created on Thursday, 23 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... to train physicians who will join the academic community, building our evidence base, and developing new models of disease management that will enable more Canadians to benefit from a palliative approach ...

CNW (Feb 23):13 health care organizations unite under one national framework for better patient care

Created on Thursday, 23 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Ensuring Canadian doctors have access to the world's best training model for patient care is a shared priority of 13 national and provincial health care organizations. ...

OUPblog (Feb 11 2017): Challenging assumptions about how music helps

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

... that requires ongoing re-conceptualization according to each clinical case/client, music therapist, therapeutic relationship, and social-political-cultural-musical context.” As a Canadian music therapy ...

LocalXpress (Feb 14): Doctor migration to U.S. at lowest level in decades, study says

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

By Clare Mellor, LocalXpress, Feb 14 2017 The number of Canadian-trained physicians practising south of the border has dipped to the lowest level in at least 40 years, a recent study shows. But the shrinking ...

Thompson Citizen (Feb 8 2017): Primary Care Provider

Created on Wednesday, 08 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... in reducing expensive hospitalizations that drive Canadian health care costs into the stratosphere. As a result, every province in Canada is making a concerted effort to improve the delivery of primary ...

CBC Radio (Feb 8 2017): When a hospital patient becomes violent

Created on Wednesday, 08 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Violent incidents against doctors and nurses are a growing problem at Canadian hospitals. The surprise is that the perpetrators are often patients.  That's according to an editorial in the ...

Vancouver Sun (Feb 6 2017): Opinion: Taking action on resident doctors' wellness

Created on Monday, 06 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... skill-based resiliency curriculum. This national curriculum is based on a syllabus that has been implemented by the Canadian Armed Forces. Resident Doctors of BC has an active Health and Wellness committee. ...

CBCNews (Jan 31): Nursing test could set up Canadian nurses to be lured to U.S.

Created on Thursday, 02 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Nursing students and schools are sounding the alarm on what they see as an "Americanization" of Canadian university nursing curriculum. Some say an American-style exam could end up sending more nurses ...

Merritt Herald (Jan 25th 2016): New doc in town — just not practicing yet

Created on Thursday, 26 January 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... to establish a practice — but ran into issues with Canadian immigration. Though Lali was born in Merritt, he completed his training in Poland, and his residency in Miami. But it was Lali’s U.S.-born ...

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