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

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

... 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 20): McGill to step up efforts for diversity

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 ...

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

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

... routinely expected to add medical and nursing responsibilities such as wound care or running intravenous lines and catheters to the demands of meal preparation, shopping and financial management. Perhaps ...

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

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

Medical residency mismatch: number of unmatched Canadian medical graduates reaches all-time high Date: May 25, 2017  Author: Karen Palmer, Joshua Tepper & Jill Konkin   The number of Canadian ...

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

... at the end of shifts. But as calls increase, problems persist within a strained medical system. One issue paramedics are identifying is "offloading times" for patients at area hospitals. 'Code zeros' ...

The Globe and Mail (May,23): Better health care means fixing bureaucratic failings

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

... and administrative failings, not failures of medical care. Mercifully, they do not suggest the classic Canadian solution of throwing more bodies into a mismanaged system but, rather, call for the system ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

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

... a health service intervention supporting recruitment and retention of physicians  Wenghofer E F, Hogenbirk J, Timony P E  Impact of the rural pipeline in medical education: Practice locations ...

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

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

... medical errors, negative attitudes toward patients, and patient dissatisfaction; and (3) on a personal level, more failed relationships, depression, alcohol abuse, and suicidal ideation.2 For the ...

AFMC (APR 30): AFMC gravely concerned about unmatched Canadian Medical Graduates

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

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC), in response to today’s announcement on the R-1 Match results, expresses major concern over the large number of unmatched Canadian Medical Graduates ...

CBC News (May 11): More Indigenous nurses needed to change health-care system, practitioners say

Created on Friday, 12 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... she said. After Dick's aunt died, trying and failing to access medical care in an emergency room, she realized stereotypes and assumptions play a large role in the care Aboriginal people receive or don't ...

CBC News (May 10): Self-regulation of paramedics In Manitoba a step closer to reality

Created on Thursday, 11 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Union (MGEU) have been asking the province to make paramedic medicine a self-regulated profession for several years. "This will ensure that the paramedics who arrive in a medical ...

Canada News Wire (May 9): The Canadian Ophthalmological Society and National Vision Health Month

Created on Thursday, 11 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... He's now fully cleared and has made a miracle recovery but he may not be with us today if it hadn't been for the involvement and quick response of the ophthalmologist." Ophthalmologists are medical doctors ...

MOHLTC (May 9): Ontario Passes Legislation on Medical Assistance in Dying

Created on Thursday, 11 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... the implementation of medical assistance in dying in the province by providing more protection and greater clarity for patients, their families, health care providers and health care institutions. Federal ...

The Chronicle Herald (Mar 29): Primary health care a priority

Created on Tuesday, 09 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... priority to fill all vacant positions across the province. We compete internationally for these resources. Our four recruitment coordinators work with Dalhousie Medical School residents and the Family ...

Gov of Canada (May 5): Message from the Minister of Health International Day of the Midwife

Created on Friday, 05 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... before, during and after pregnancy, labour and childbirth. They also provide counselling, conduct examinations, and take detailed medical histories. Midwives are well-positioned to address the specific ...

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