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McGill (Jan 18) McGill a hub for next generations of nurse practitioners

Created on Friday, 19 January 2018. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

... care (health promotion, illness and injury prevention, and the diagnosis and treatment of illness and injury) settings. More than half of Canada’s nurse practitioners work in Ontario, with Quebec home ...

McGill (Jan 18) McGill a hub for next generations of nurse practitioners

Created on Friday, 19 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... care (health promotion, illness and injury prevention, and the diagnosis and treatment of illness and injury) settings. More than half of Canada’s nurse practitioners work in Ontario, with Quebec home ...

CBC (Jan 17) Paramedic house calls 'a godsend' for nursing homes battling flu outbreaks

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

... Seniors' 911 calls cut in half by weekly paramedics visits     Rural paramedics urge health minister to speed up new dispatch system Wilson is one of about a dozen Ottawa paramedics ...

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

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario wants to bring its mental health and special needs services under one roof with a $140-million addition to its Smyth Road campus. The province approved operational ...

CBC (Jan 10) Addressing hospital violence a priority for Health Sciences North

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

Health Sciences North is looking to develop an action plan to better deal with and report workplace violence against its staff. Recently, the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions called for action on workplace ...

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

... area that includes the township and the nearby reserves. Story continues below advertisement The trio established a family health team that operates a family medicine clinic, and they staff the ER ...

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

... area that includes the township and the nearby reserves. Story continues below advertisement The trio established a family health team that operates a family medicine clinic, and they staff the ER ...

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

... on his work, relationships and health. His illustration business collapsed. He declared bankruptcy. He lost his home. And he struggled with thoughts of suicide. Lopez finally sought psychiatric help ...

CBC (Jan 15) How P.E.I.'s health system is dealing with violent patients

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

Health PEI is implementing a new system to get better control of patients who are prone to be violent. Kelley Rayner, chair of workplace violence prevention working group for Health PEI, said patient ...

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 ...

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

Change definition of doctor 'vacancy,' municipal council urges as Cape Breton physicians ready to retire The municipal council in Cape Breton's Victoria County is pressing the Nova Scotia Health Authority ...

Webinar on Jan 24: Using Data Visualization for Health Workforce Planning

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

Check out the upcoming webinar on Jan 24 "Using Data Visualization for Health Work Force Planning! Webinar Title: Using Data Visualization for Health Workforce Planning Presenters: Robert Martiniano, ...

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

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

... community announced it had found some back in October. The community’s director of health Keith Leclair said they are trying to minimize the issues caused by the borders that divide the community. “We ...

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

... spots. Like many other health care employees who choose to work and live in rural communities throughout the province, Gallais appreciates and enjoys the work and activities you can experience in a small ...

thestar (Jan 10) Student 'platform' calls for more mental health, suicide prevention resources...

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

Student 'platform' calls for more mental health, suicide prevention resources in schools Ontario’s student trustees believe the need for better mental health resources and training at schools is so great ...

International Conference on Physician Health (Oct, 11-13, 2018)

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

The Role of the CMA in Physician Health and Wellness The CMA strategy is to champion physician health and wellness across the physician lifecycle through leadership and advocacy; and through a lens of ...

NTV (Jan 02) Paramedics urge government to expand use in rural areas

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

The province’s Paramedic Association is calling on the government to expand the use of paramedics in rural areas. Health Minister John Haggie has spoken in favour of the idea before. NTV’s Kelly-Anne Roberts ...

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

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

... industries in BC (4.2%). The majority of these job openings will be new jobs created by economic growth, rather than replacement of current positions. The critical health human resource shortages faced ...

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 recent passing of renowned health economist Uwe Reinhardt has sparked widespread reflection on his many insightful observations about health policy. German born, Reinhardt spent his academic career ...

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