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CBC North (July 21): Father of Yellowknife teen at centre of coroner's report offers support for...

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

Full Title: Father of Yellowknife teen at centre of coroner's report offers support for parents navigating health system The father of a teenager who died from self-inflicted injuries is warning parents ...

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

... and their life until they get the necessary treatment and the hormones. The hormones are the most important thing." Warneke said Alberta Health Services needs to hear more about the barriers ...

Breaking Point: The Suicide Crisis in Indigenous Communities

Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

Indigenous communities require adequate numbers of skilled health service providers to serve their community members. The Committee heard considerable evidence that there are insufficient numbers of health ...

CBC Manitoba (July 20): 'The crisis never went away': Cross Lake chief says more resources needed to

Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... north of Winnipeg. But Ross, a 51-year-old mental health worker with Cross Lake Band Health Services, is on edge. He's restless. "This kind of work — it's not easy," he says. "I'm always ...

Devex (July 19) Opinion: Recalibrating investments in the global health and social workforce

Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

By Jim Campbell Over the last decade, health experts have achieved relative success raising global awareness surrounding the staggering shortage of health workers in low- and middle-income nations. ...

CNA (July 18) 150 Nurses of Canada!

Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Nurses have been foundational to health-care delivery and improvement for centuries. To mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation, CNA is pleased to recognize some of those who continue to pioneer health ...

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

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

... and networking opportunities research offers. But some trainees are more interested in medical education, global health, health economics and policy, or quality improvement. Although these non-research ...

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

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

... standards. But personal support workers — who make up the backbone of the increasingly overtaxed long-term health care system — are not. The lack of a college or regulatory body for personal support ...

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

People in Cumberland County are expressing concern over the number of emergency room closures in the region and suggesting more should be done by the Nova Scotia Health Authority to recruit physicians ...

The Star (18 July): Canada committed to improving mental health in Indigenous communities: Philpott

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

Preventing suicide requires achieving social equity. We have already taken important steps by investing in key social determinants of health, such as housing, education and the environment. While these ...

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 ...

CBC Manitoba (July 12): Some Manitobans will pay out-of-pocket for physiotherapy starting this fall

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

Some Manitobans will have to pay out-of-pocket for outpatient physiotherapy and occupational therapy starting this fall, according to an announcement from the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority. The ...

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 non-profit organization, was founded in 2006 by nurse Jos de Blok in Almelo, a small town in the eastern Netherlands. He and fellow nurses were frustrated by the growing bureaucracy of health delivery ...

CBC Nova Scotia (11 July): Lack of psychologists delays youth sentencing more than 6 months

Created on Tuesday, 11 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Some young people in the criminal justice system are waiting months to get psychological and psychiatric treatment because of delays in court-ordered assessments from the IWK Health Centre. The hospital ...

The Star (06 July): Northern Ontario First Nations grieve four lost to suicide

Created on Friday, 07 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  Health Canada, which has responsibility for mental health and suicide prevention in First Nations communities, said in an emailed statement that it is “deeply saddened” by the news of the four deaths. ...

Global News (July 07): Crisis hotline staff say they’re unable to answer 2,000 calls annually...

Created on Friday, 07 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... to assist New Brunswick’s most vulnerable and ensure no call goes unanswered,” Mooers said. Staff from the Department of Health also confirm they currently provide funding to CHIMO as well through an ...

Healthy Debate (July, 6): Does more education for health professionals equal better patient care?

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

... employers, more education often translates into higher salaries, says health policy consultant Steven Lewis, who was a member of the now-defunct Coordinating Committee on Entrance to Practice Credentials, ...

McGill U (July 5): Opening the door to new possibilities

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

The energy and volume were on high for the Jeopardy game focusing on speech pathology at the recent Explore! Careers in Health Camp. Teams of high school students competed against each other to see which ...

CBC Toronto: Andrew Loku inquest calls for 24-hour crisis intervention teams, but how do they work?

Created on Tuesday, 04 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... verdict  SIU: no charges in the death of Andrew Loku​   The MCIT, a joint effort between the Toronto Police Service and mental health nurses from six area hospitals, responds ...

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