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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

Pharmacies in Ontario are filling a growing number of prescriptions for opioids, but a new report from the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network suggests this may actually reflect safer prescribing practices. ...

The Globe and Mail (Aug 22): Health Minister Jane Philpott urges physicians to use power, privilege

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

Physicians have a moral and ethical responsibility to do more for Canada’s most vulnerable populations, including Indigenous peoples and those with addiction and mental-health issues, the federal Health ...

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 Dutch word, meaning “neighbourhood care,” is both the name of an organization and a philosophy that is spreading rapidly worldwide as countries struggle to provide care to aging populations. Buurtzorg, ...

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

Ontario clinicians raise concerns over assisted-dying co-ordination service A new provincial program was supposed to improve access for Ontario’s grievously ill medical patients, while also easing the ...

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

Ottawa announced Wednesday it intends to spend $8 million over five years to establish a mentorship network for First Nations, Metis and Inuit health researchers. The funding follows a recommendation ...

Telegraph (June, 22): Paramedic project`s `busy`start

Created on Thursday, 22 June 2017. Posted in Trash/Trash

... been quite busy. He's not sure why the provincial government wanted to start with a pilot project, considering that ACPs are widely accepted in jurisdictions across the globe and that stakeholders ...

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

McGill University will intensify its efforts to keep Indigenous and lower-income high-school and university students in science and math classes after a national accreditation body said the university's ...

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

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

Two years after Nova Scotia “de-regionalized” – merged its nine health regions into a single provincial health authority – an informal, blue-ribbon group has offered up a scorching analysis of the exercise. ...

Registration & Call for Abstracts- 4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health (Nov, 13-17, 2017)

Created on Monday, 15 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... largest open conference on human resources for health related issues and is expected to gather over 1,000 delegates from across the globe. The adoption of the Global Strategy on Human Resources for ...

Montreal Gazette (April 24, 2017): Nurses celebrate their evolving profession at 92nd annual meeting

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

... has raised important questions among nurses who wonder how the new law will affect their practice. RNAO will tackle these questions with a panel of experts moderated by Globe and Mail health ...

WHO: 4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health (Nov, 13-17, 2017)

Created on Tuesday, 14 March 2017. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

... is the largest open conference on human resources for health related issues and is expected to gather over 1,000 delegates from across the globe. The adoption of the Global Strategy on Human Resources ...

Globe and Mail (Jan 10 2017): The real health-care change we need? Strong leadership

Created on Tuesday, 10 January 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

ANDRÉ PICARD Saskatchewan has announced that it will scrap its 12 health regions and create a single health authority. It is the latest province to abandon the once-popular approach of regionalization ...

Globe and Mail (May 12 2016): Why a U.S. Licensing Exam Shouldn't Regulate Canadian Nurses

Created on Tuesday, 24 May 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

Published by Kirsten Woodend, The Globe and Mail, May 13 2016  In January, 2015, changes were made to the “entry to practise” exam for Canadian nurses, which is taken by graduates of Canadian nursing ...

CHWC 2016 Guest Speakers

Created on Thursday, 03 March 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... and CEO of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (1995-2001).  The Globe and Mail has described Bill as “Medicare’s Mr. Fix-it”.  He is a much sought-after speaker, being billed ...

U of T Dean's Leadership Series (Feb 17th 2016): Can we innovate our way to a sustainable health sys

Created on Thursday, 18 February 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... can we innovate our way to a sustainable health system? Panellists: André Picard, Globe and Mail columnist; Susan Fitzpatrick, Toronto Central LHIN CEO; Dr. Peter Pisters, University Health Network President ...

The Globe and Mail (Feb 1 2016) Patient rights- even in death- must trump a doctor's discomfort

Created on Tuesday, 02 February 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... ill. Click here to view original article on the Globe and Mail website  ...

The Globe and Mail (Jan 18 2016): Liberal government revives 'zombie' health-care report

Created on Wednesday, 20 January 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... steps to build momentum. We desperately need momentum for change in health care.” Click here to read original article on the Globe and Mail Website    ...

Globe and Mail (Dec 7 2015): Mr. Trudeau: Canada's mentally ill need a new approach to care

Created on Wednesday, 09 December 2015. Posted in News/Latest News

... Article on the Globe and Mail Website  ...

The Globe and Mail (Nov 24 2015): Overseas security screening to slow down refugee arrivals: Ottawa

Created on Wednesday, 25 November 2015. Posted in News/Latest News

... Globe and Mail website  ...

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