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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

... region and retaining them. One in three new doctors at the hospital are NOSM grads. But other measures have also helped. A physician who chooses North Bay can qualify for a $25,000 relocation bonus ...

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

... region and retaining them. One in three new doctors at the hospital are NOSM grads. But other measures have also helped. A physician who chooses North Bay can qualify for a $25,000 relocation bonus ...

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

For years, Emmanuel Lopez wrestled with a “dark demon.” He roamed self-help aisles in bookstores searching for the answer to why he was crippled with despair. Feelings of low self-worth wreaked havoc ...

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

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

... a health services researcher and epidemiologist at Laurentian University, who will work with the program. “We will see more nurses, social workers, doctors, coming out of this. It is meant to be supportive ...

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

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

... a health services researcher and epidemiologist at Laurentian University, who will work with the program. “We will see more nurses, social workers, doctors, coming out of this. It is meant to be supportive ...

CBC (Jan 11) Change definition of doctor 'vacancy,' municipal council urges as Cape Breton...

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

... to county warden Bruce Morrison. But in addition to those vacancies, both locations also have doctors nearing the end of their practices.     Cape Breton man can't find family doctor ...

standard-freeholder (Jan 8) Akwesasne clinic working to address doctors' shortage

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

AKWESASNE - Akwesasne is trying to adjust after it lost three of its four family doctors to retirement in 2017. The job of caring for roughly 14,000 patients has been left to do the community’s last ...

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

... really enjoying it.” Gallais is excited to work with a team of nurses, doctors, other therapists and people in the community who value her advice and her services as a PT. Her typical day includes seeing ...

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

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

... the federal-provincial framework for medicare hasn’t moved beyond covering hospitals and doctors. For drugs and many important services, we have a national patchwork with gaping holes. Extending coverage ...

CBC news (Nov 29): Health clinic brings hope to homeless in west Edmonton

Created on Wednesday, 29 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... in two or three decades and so the default care provider has been the ER," said Dr. Muninder Lotay, one of the doctors at the centre Lotay said health-care needs are not often a priority for the homeless, ...

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

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

... said. “A surprisingly high proportion of people who end up in trouble start with a legitimate prescription and following their doctors orders. We now know that the risk of dependency can start three ...

Sudbury (October 12): Northern trained doctors staying put

Created on Thursday, 12 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The idea that doctors trained in the north are more likely to stay and practice here seems to be working out.  Since 2011, more than 160 family physicians educated at the Northern Ontario School ...

CBC PEI (October 04): 'Extremely shorthanded:' P.E.I. lacks psychiatrists for ER care

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

... placing "extraordinarily onerous" requirements on the doctors who do this work.  "I was on call yesterday and we had 10 patients in the emergency room, all of whom were complex," she said. "It wouldn't ...

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

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

... the grounds that doctors are better than bureaucrats at determining appropriate professional standards. If the bill passes the legislature, the current College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario ...

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

Wide-ranging legislation introduced Wednesday by the Ontario government will require public disclosure of payments that pharmaceutical companies make to doctors, increase inspections for splash pads, barber ...

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

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

... doctors say is widespread. On Wednesday while speaking at a Public Policy Forum event in Ottawa focused on Indigenous health, Philpott said she had witnessed first-hand the different treatment a female ...

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

... said this week youth mental health should be a priority for doctors, a huge hurdle since the governing body for Ontario doctors lists fewer than 100 child and youth psychiatrists in the entire province. ...

The Star (Aug, 23):Study questions why thousands with developmental disabilities are prescribed...

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in Trash/Trash

... anti-psychotic medication by Ontario doctors despite a lack of evidence that the drugs actually help them, a new study has found. Researchers with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Institute ...

The Star (Aug, 23):Study questions why thousands with developmental disabilities are prescribed...

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... anti-psychotic medication by Ontario doctors despite a lack of evidence that the drugs actually help them, a new study has found. Researchers with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Institute ...

The Globe and Mail (Aug 22): Ontario pharmacies filling more opioid prescriptions, but in smaller do

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

... at a time, which is actually probably a safer way of prescribing these drugs,” said Tara Gomes, lead author of the report and a scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. Doctors’ opioid-prescribing ...

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