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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

... asking for information [from the health department] because we were trusting that the medical system was doing what they were supposed to do," said Ian Henderson, Timothy's father. "There was basically ...

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

... that transgender people in the province face. "They need to understand the plight of these individuals and respond by hopefully providing better resources," he said. He added that medical students ...

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

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

In medicine, the worth of medical students and residents is too often defined by their number of research publications. Research is a well-recognized way for medical students to distinguish themselves ...

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

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

...  Meanwhile, Dr. Shawn Whatley, the president of the Ontario Medical Association, called long-term care the “canary in the coal mine” of the province’s health care system for the most vulnerable. It is ...

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

... physicians and recent cuts to programs that brought medical graduates to the province have been cited as reasons for so many closures, which often happen during overnight hours. "It's unfortunately not ...

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

... of unjust policies. This work has begun. We have changed policies related to Jordan’s Principle, prenatal care, medical transportation and more. We have regular meetings with leaders of First Nations, ...

The Globe and Mail (July 11): Learning from the Dutch ‘neighbourhood care’ model

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

... patients are less likely to need medical care, less likely to be hospitalized and less likely to be institutionalized in long-term care homes. In recent years, a number of countries have tried to adopt ...

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

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

... another youth — a 23-year-old man from Fort Severn First Nation — took his own life at a city hostel. “I suspect the reason why he stayed at hostel was that he was in Thunder Bay for medical reasons,” ...

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 ...

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

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

... and he he really likes it. “It shows us the possibilities, and is really useful. I am hoping to go to medical school and become a plastic surgeon. The camp gives us ideas about what we can do, and is also ...

New Brunswick Canada (June 27): Pay equity adjustments to be implemented

Created on Wednesday, 28 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... receiving these adjustments are professional support workers in schools, specialized health care professionals and medical science professionals. The commitment equates to $8.4 million over 10 years. ...

CBCNews (June 27): 'I have trouble understanding,' says new comer of health care language barriers

Created on Tuesday, 27 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... it comes to her daughter's medical treatment. Her six-year-old daughter is living with epilepsy and is required to see a doctor every month for a check-up. "There are a lot of unfamiliar ...

CBCNews (June 26) Dalhousie medical school boosts screening of would-be doctors

Created on Tuesday, 27 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The medical school at Dalhousie University is now screening prospective students for character traits such as empathy and integrity, and has reviewed its admissions process for first time in 10 years, ...

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

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

... medications in the field. Advanced-care paramedics can treat patients with a total of 29 drugs and perform a number of complex, potentially life-saving medical interventions before the patient arrives ...

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

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

Does more fatigue, plus more hunger, equal more sick leave? That's the equation Sudbury's emergency services committee wants to solve. A new report from the city's emergency medical services ...

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

... medical school is falling short of its diversity goals. "We have a new structure in place, we are doing consultations to better understand the needs of our community," said David Eidelman, the dean of ...

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

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

... example, include the role of certified clinical counsellors, psychologists, trauma-informed therapists, clinical social workers and counselling nurse practitioners, midwives, many medical sub-specialties, ...

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

(June 5, 2017 – Ottawa, ON) The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) , the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians (CSPCP) and the Canadian Hospice Palliative ...

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

... medical practitioners that can certify the impacts of impairments for Disability Tax Credit applicants.” More specifically, NPs are now authorized to sign Form T2201, the Disability Tax Credit Certificate. ...

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

... complex, concurrent mental health needs that require coordinated, evidence based care. Too often such care is not accessible to those in need," states Dr. Johann Brink, Vice President of Medical ...

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