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CBC Edmonton (July 21): Transgender Albertans say they're facing longer wait times for hormone ...

Created on Friday, 21 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... they are being forced to wait to prove that they are 'trans enough' to doctors that barely see them at all," said Keefe. "Once you get your endocrinology sorted, and when you give the brain ...

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

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

... are passionate about. The pursuit of these other passions may change how future generations of doctors are educated, lead to improvements in care in low-resource settings, deliver measurable and continuous ...

Ottawa Citizen (July, 19): Personal support workers in Ontario lack oversight of most ...

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

... a crucial role in the long-term care experience for patients, and should play a role in solving some of the growing problems surfacing around care for the elderly. Until the province’s doctors have a ...

CBC News (July 11): 'No one is really doing anything': Frustrations mount over rural ER closures

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

... and staff the emergency rooms. Between May 1 and July 10, there were 65 closures — a total of 764 hours where emergency rooms had their doors shut. A lack of family doctors, struggles to recruit new ...

The Hamilton Spectators (July 12): Hamilton has more doctors in family health teams despite....

Created on Wednesday, 12 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Title: Hamilton has more doctors in family health teams despite physician shortage Hamilton has "average" access to family doctors compared to other cities across the province but more doctors in family ...

Globe and Mail (July 6): Ontario clinicians raise concerns over assisted-dying co-ordination service

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

... fallen dramatically. Front-line providers say the shortcomings of the program are turning off some doctors, which could make it harder for eligible patients to find someone to help them end their ...

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

... narcotics on the street are drying up because there's been a crackdown on prescribing narcotics. The adoption of electronic drug information systems across the country makes it easier for doctors and ...

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

... health-care services," Philpott said in an interview, noting this is one of the reasons why the Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommended health training to improve the cultural competency of doctors. ...

Burns Lake Lakes District News (28 June): Meet the new Burns Lake doctors

Created on Wednesday, 28 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Burns Lake’s newest doctors – Dr. Tammy Williams and Dr. Charl Badenhorst – are hoping to implement a new model of care in Burns Lake. The new doctors started working out of the primary care clinic inside ...

CBCNews (June 26) Dalhousie medical school boosts screening of would-be doctors

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

... following high-profile cases at the Halifax university of would-be doctors in trouble with the law. Starting with applications for entrance in 2018, Dalhousie is using an online video-based tool to look ...

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

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

... also said a number of psychiatrists have recently abruptly left P.E.I. and other doctors were stepping up to cover schedules — including herself. Prasad said the low numbers will also affect the ...

The Coast (June 15): Mental Health of Front-Line Health Care Workers

Created on Thursday, 15 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... and expertise of a large number of practitioners who could ease the burden on the institutionalized system, family doctors, patients and their families. It would also help decrease wait times. These, for ...

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

... Canada remains inconsistent – and in far too many areas of the country – even non-existent,” said Dr. Granger Avery, the CMA President. “Canada’s doctors have pressed for a national strategy for palliative ...

Global News (May 31) Nova Scotia election: Here’s what Stephen McNeil’s Liberals have promised

Created on Thursday, 01 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... good on their 2013 doctors promise? The Grits have also said they would allow doctors to choose where and how they practise, while also pledging to reduce wait times for hip and knee surgeries and to ...

CBC News (May 29) Province's 1st registered midwife on duty and tackling challenges

Created on Tuesday, 30 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... system, including doctors and nurses, Langlais said. She suggested people have a fear and misunderstanding of midwifery. "I mean it's change," Langlais said in an interview Monday with Information ...

CBCNews (May 18) 'There is such a need': new doctor grads want to find solutions to rural shortages

Created on Friday, 19 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The University of Manitoba's largest-ever class of doctors graduated Thursday morning, but only 12 of the 113 plan to do their residencies in rural Manitoba.  Rural Manitoba is short dozens of family ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

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

... C S-Y  Optimizing staff, quality, and cost in home healthcare nursing: Theory synthesis   British Colombia Medical Association  Doctors helping doctors- Stories from the physician ...

AFMC (APR 30): AFMC gravely concerned about unmatched Canadian Medical Graduates

Created on Tuesday, 16 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... “When doctors are in high demand and our medical graduates have worked incredibly hard to get to their post-MD training, the number of unmatched CMGs raises alarm bells. The Faculties must enable the match ...

Canada News Wire (May 9): The Canadian Ophthalmological Society and National Vision Health Month

Created on Thursday, 11 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... He's now fully cleared and has made a miracle recovery but he may not be with us today if it hadn't been for the involvement and quick response of the ophthalmologist." Ophthalmologists are medical doctors ...

The Chronicle Herald (Mar 29): Primary health care a priority

Created on Tuesday, 09 May 2017. Posted in Trash/Trash

... too long to be seen. We are trying to change that too. This work is complex. Let's start with what we know. Doctors are a valued resource. In Nova Scotia, we have more doctors per person than many ...

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