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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

... their lives between December 2015 and March 2016, prompting the community of 8,500 people to declare a state of emergency. More than a year later, Pimicikamak Okimawin chief Cathy Merrick said her ...

CBC Sask. (July 20): Sask. Métis man uses traditional medicines to treat terminal cancer

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

... the doctor interpreted that to mean he was refusing treatment. Specialist refused followup care In March, Richardson was called to see a different oncologist, who advised Richardson to consider radiation. ...

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

... in February and March of this year. There were 21 assessments in those two months compared to just eight during the same time last year.  Two of the health centre's full-time psychologists ...

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

In March 2016, a man entered Nova Pharmacy and convenience store on Coburg Road in Halifax with a knife and grabbed one of Peter Jorna's employees. "[He] forced one of the staff into the dispensary, ...

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

...  “This measure, which takes effect as of budget day [March 22], is a long-awaited breakthrough for patients and NPs alike, and sets the precedent for similar improvements to other pieces of federal legislation,” ...

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

... Health and Addictions released its report in March, which included 54 recommendations on how to improve care, Smith reached out to The Telegram to talk about her profession. She said she believes introducing ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

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

... and patient care quality: A time-lagged study  Steinke M K, Rogers M, Lehwaldt D, Lamarche K An examination of advanced practice nurses' job satisfaction internationally  Panagiotoglou ...

Pediatrics (March): Burnout in pediatric residents and physicians: A call to action

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

The evidence is growing that burnout in trainees, as well as in practicing physicians, comes at a cost to the physicians, those they interact with at home and work, and their patients.1 In their article ...

CBCNews (May 8): Care of aging parents costs Canadians an estimated $33B annually

Created on Monday, 08 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  The report is based on the results of an online poll conducted between March 16 and 20 among 3,034 randomly selected adult Canadians who are Angus Reid Forum panellists. A probabilistic sample ...

Toronto Star (March 13, 2017): Health-care workers face 'epidemic of violence'

Created on Monday, 08 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Ontario’s nurses and personal support workers are facing an “epidemic of violence” caused by government and hospitals’ failure to safeguard them from abuse, assault and sexual harassment, according to ...

High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/HHR Planning

    On 2 March 2016, the United Nations Secretary-General announced the appointment of a Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth (the Commission), co-chaired by H.E. Mr. François ...

CBC BC (April 6) Nurse practitioners say they can help fill gaps in B.C. physician shortage

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

... in March, and is staffed by a team of nurse practitioners. "It's very early days, but ideally, the positive outcomes demonstrated by this innovative care model will lead to expansion of these models ...

CBC News (March 27): Quebec wants 2,000 nurse practicioners by 2025 to alleviate health-care backlog

Created on Tuesday, 28 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Quebec will use $25 million from the new health accord it signed with the federal government to boost the number of nurse practitioners in the province. The province wants to have 2,000 of ...

Conference Board of Canada (March 28): Shortage of Physiotherapists Limits Access For Some Canadians

Created on Tuesday, 28 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Ottawa, March 28, 2017—Growth in the employment of physiotherapists has been keeping pace with the sharp increase in demand for their services. This growth, however, has been largely concentrated ...

High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth

Created on Tuesday, 28 March 2017. Posted in Features/HHR Planning

    On 2 March 2016, the United Nations Secretary-General announced the appointment of a Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth (the Commission), co-chaired by H.E. Mr. François ...

CBCNews (March 22): Collaborative-care clinics a hit with doctors, but slow rolling out

Created on Wednesday, 22 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

As the government works to recruit doctors to practise in the province, a director with Doctors Nova Scotia says more flexibility during the changeover to collaborative-care centres could help ...

Conf Board Can (March 14)Demand for Nursing Services Challenging to Meet as Canada’s Population Ages

Created on Wednesday, 15 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Ottawa, March 14, 2017—The regulated nursing workforce in Canada will have an increasingly difficult time supporting the continuing care needs of seniors. According to a new Conference Board of ...

CBC News (March 14): Hundreds more doctors in Sask. than a decade ago

Created on Wednesday, 15 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The number of doctors working in Saskatchewan has increased by 750 in the past 10 years, according to the provincial government. A statement from the province says the total number of physicians is up ...

CBC News (March 12): Inadequate staffing numbers, training to blame for increased workplace violence

Created on Monday, 13 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Violence in the workplace is up 74 per cent in Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region.  In the March 2 edition of the RQHR's weekly newsletter, the health region said there were 535 incidents ...

FNHA (March 1) :All Regulated Health Professions Commit to a Safer Health System for First Nations

Created on Monday, 13 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Today 23 health regulatory bodies in B.C. declared their commitment to making the health system more culturally safe for First Nations and Aboriginal People. In signing the Declaration of Commitment to ...

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