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The Globe And Mail (Feb 20) Paramedics face suicidal thoughts more frequently than other...

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

... down, the responses from other professions had the opposite effect. "[P]revalence of lifetime, self-reported suicide attempts among correction workers (8.1 per cent), paramedics (9.8 per cent), and call-centre ...

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

... care," says the memo from the health centre. An official with Northern Health, which oversees health centres in the region, says while physicians and staff are equipped to respond to  an "unplanned ...

CBC (Feb 14) A clinic that opened in 1971 is the future of Nova Scotia health care

Created on Thursday, 15 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

Long before collaborative-health centres became a trend, the model was thriving in Halifax's north end. The idea started in 1971 and has since evolved into a community hub. "There was no health facility ...

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

... health care     Indigenous doula collective to support mother-centred birth care in B.C. Bowen, who trained as a registered nurse and midwife, traces her research interest to her childhood ...

CBC (Jan 31) Alberta researchers study emergency department experience of First Nations members

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

... Governance Centre, are trying to find out why.     Auditor general finds major problems in First Nations health care     Deaths, gaps in First Nations care illustrate need ...

CBC (Jan 31) Union creates new local for 7,000 Winnipeg health-care workers

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

... the Health Sciences Centre, and Grace, Concordia and Seven Oaks hospitals. The union was approved by the labour board in December but officially launched on Wednesday afternoon, CUPE 204 president Debbie ...

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

... he needed help himself. The clinical psychologist, who works at The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, has suffered from anxiety and depressive episodes since childhood.  "I remember being a little ...

CBC (Jan 27) Spike in meth use a safety concern for paramedics, ER doctors in Winnipeg

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

... dead outside an West Broadway apartment block just days after she left Seven Oaks Hospital, where she had gone to seek treatment for meth addiction. Health Sciences Centre The Winnipeg Regional Health ...

CBC (Jan 23) New revamped DTES clinic aims to take load off ER

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

...  Wilson said the centre is designed to make it easier for marginalized people to access care since, so many services will be offered in the same building. Vancouver Coastal Health Clinic DTES New Opening ...

CBC (Jan 22) Crowd protests loss of midwives on South Shore

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

... three centres — South Shore, Halifax and Antigonish. The IWK Community Midwives program is stable with five midwives, Chisholm said, but that "does not even scratch the surface" of demand for midwifery ...

University Affairs (Jan 22) Indigenous health researchers launch mentorship program

Created on Wednesday, 24 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... program criteria. Any Indigenous student studying in a discipline related to Indigenous health is eligible to apply, so long as the key component of their proposal involves a community-centred initiative. ...

CBC (Jan 22) ER displays aim to ease delays for paramedics

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

... hoping the new system will actually allow that to be done automatically to a certain degree." The city's dispatch centre could use the tool to more evenly distribute ambulances to hospitals throughout ...

Ottawa Citizen (Jan 17) CHEO wants to bring special needs, mental health services under one roof

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

... years. Similar integrated treatment centres have already opened in the Hamilton, Halton and Peel regions. The new facility would house all of the programs now funded by the Ministry of Children and Youth ...

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

... Technology and Academic Centre (ATAC) building at Lakehead university in Thunder Bay, where NOSM classes are also held, is photographed on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. The Advanced Technology and Academic ...

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

... Technology and Academic Centre (ATAC) building at Lakehead university in Thunder Bay, where NOSM classes are also held, is photographed on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. The Advanced Technology and Academic ...

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

... at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in 2015 and was diagnosed with major depression. His psychiatrist suggested he try group psychotherapy — so-called talk therapy — led by a social worker ...

lfpress (Jan 12) Western University heading up Indigenous health network

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

Western University has emerged as a centre for Indigenous health research, leading a provincewide network of 13 institutions, the school announced Thursday. The Indigenous Mentorship Network Program ...

lfpress (Jan 12) Western University heading up Indigenous health network

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

Western University has emerged as a centre for Indigenous health research, leading a provincewide network of 13 institutions, the school announced Thursday. The Indigenous Mentorship Network Program ...

Nipawin News (Jan 10) Finding Work-Life Balance in Northeast Saskatchewan with Triston Gallais

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

... and the locations are demanding. However, at the end of each day she is grateful for what she does and where she chose to do it. “There are some advantages of living and working in a larger centre, but ...

Metro Vancouver (Jan 08) Critical worker shortages in seniors care drive recruitment campaign

Created on Tuesday, 09 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... centres. These smaller communities also offer more affordable housing options coupled with a very high quality of life.” Visitors to the #BecauseBCCares campaign page at bccare.ca will find ...

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