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

Created on Thursday, 22 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... possible, giving them the best shot they have." The Daily Gleaner asked the Department of Health whether the province is considering expanding the project. "An evaluation of the one-year pilot program's ...

CBCNews (June, 22): Sudbury paramedics facing more overtime, missed meals since 2013

Created on Thursday, 22 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... three per cent rise in call volumes year over year." Provincial changes have affected these rates, too, says Archibald. For example, the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care recently made ...

Globe and Mail (June 20): McGill to step up efforts for diversity

Created on Tuesday, 20 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... have the prerequisites to get into med school, or any other of the health professions." Last week, the school was taken off probation by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). ...

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

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

... personal experience. I would like to shed some light on systemic issues that are possibly contributing to this mental health care crisis. We have departed from age-old wisdom and refer to the mind and ...

CBC NB (June 15) Nursing Homes Investigate Growing Staff Shortages

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

... to Health Minister Victor Boudreau, may be a Moncton nursing home that recently added a 60-bed wing, which sits empty."We've got nursing homes that are under construction in Moncton," Boudreau said. ...

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

... Standing Committee on Health (HESA) and from the Minister of Health ensured that this important legislation was not allowed to die on the order paper. "Everyone dies, yet access to palliative care in ...

Canadian Nurse (June 2017): Federal Budget Removes one of the Legislative Barriers to NP Practice

Created on Wednesday, 07 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... practice. “For many Canadians, nurse practitioners are the first and most frequent point of contact with the health care system, but today, these professionals are not allowed to certify application ...

June 6: Government of Canada Invests in CAMH-led Mental Health Initiative in Correctional Facilities

Created on Tuesday, 06 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

TORONTO, June 6, 2017 /CNW/ - The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) will mobilize an international network of interdisciplinary leaders to address the gaps in mental health services ...

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

... the Tories elected in 17 and the NDP were elected in seven ridings. Here is a look at what Liberal Leader Stephen McNeil and his team have promised. Health care Throughout the election the Tories ...

Telegram (May 31): Psychiatric nursing would improve N.L. health care, says Alberta RPN

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

Why are there no psychiatric nurses working in Newfoundland and Labrador’s health-care system? That’s a question Samantha Smith, a registered psychiatric nurse (RPN) in Edmonton, has been asking ...

WHO (June 30) Call for expression of interests WHO Guideline on Community Based He

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

The World Health Organization (WHO) is in the process of developing policy guidelines to assist national governments, as well as national and international partners, to improve the design, implementation, ...

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

... a one-year pilot project and will soon be joined by three other midwives.  A lot of questions she gets about the service deal with how midwives will work with the rest of the health-care ...

IRPP Policy Options (May 29): Recognizing the worth of natural caregivers

Created on Monday, 29 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... time and money looking after their parents than they will in caring for their own children. An aging population and smaller families together with reduced health and social care budgets make it clear ...

Healthy Debate (May 25): Medical residency mismatch: number of unmatched Canadian medical grads...

Created on Thursday, 25 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Matching Service (CaRMS). This follows a very similar process to the one used in the United States. From a broader societal perspective, those who track health human resources nationally say there’s ...

NOSM: Northern Health Research Conference (Oct 13-14 2017)

Created on Thursday, 25 May 2017. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine's Northern Health Research Conference—more commonly known as the NHRC—has been held annually since 2006. It is hosted in communities across NOSM's wider campus of ...

CBC News (May 25): Indigenous maternal health program aims to address inequality of health care

Created on Thursday, 25 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Researchers in Toronto have received a $2.6 million grant to bolster Indigenous maternal and child health programs in an effort to close the gaps in health care that exist between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal families. ...

CBC Hamilton (May 21): Pressure on Hamilton paramedics rising as city's senior population grows

Created on Thursday, 25 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... can explain and must be attributed to an increasingly aging population, socio-economic factors, and an increasing reliance on care in the community or home for patients with complex health care histories ...

CNW(May 23):Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg launch new mental health program

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

... Wellness Education to Love Life (SWELL) program. "The mental health needs of the Indigenous community are unique, complex and rooted in multi-generational trauma," said Diane Redsky, Executive Director ...

CBCNews (May, 23): Expanded roles for paramedics being considered by N.L. health minister

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

Paramedics can — and should be — doing more, especially in rural areas, according to Newfoundland and Labrador's health minister. "What we're looking to do is to see how we can utilize them better ...

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. ...

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