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The Globe And Mail (Jan 14) Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... in places such as Sudbury or North Bay. Almost two-thirds of NOSM graduates choose family medicine for their residency, double the national average; one-third chose general specialties and; only 5 per ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 14) Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... in places such as Sudbury or North Bay. Almost two-thirds of NOSM graduates choose family medicine for their residency, double the national average; one-third chose general specialties and; only 5 per ...

thestar (Jan 15) Province should fund psychotherapy by non-doctors, says provincial agency on...

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... be interested in     Jordan Evan Bloom, seen here in a Facebook photo, was swept up in the RCMP national cybercrime division’s “Project Adoration” investigation, launched in early 2016. ...

standard-freeholder (Jan 8) Akwesasne clinic working to address doctors' shortage

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... of new doctors is complicated by the fact the community is spread out over an international and provincial border. Which is why finding even part-time doctors to help meet demand was a big deal when the ...

Nipawin News (Jan 10) Finding Work-Life Balance in Northeast Saskatchewan with Triston Gallais

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... We may be a few hours from an international airport, but we really have everything we need out here.” Gallais chose her career path years ago while playing AAA midget hockey in Prince Albert. It was ...

International Conference on Physician Health (Oct, 11-13, 2018)

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

The Role of the CMA in Physician Health and Wellness The CMA strategy is to champion physician health and wellness across the physician lifecycle through leadership and advocacy; and through a lens of ...

The Star (18 Dec): It's time to fix medicare's innovation problem

Created on Monday, 18 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... He spoke plainly: “You have been gifted with one of the best models in the world, and you have sat on your hands. I fear the rest of the world is passing you by.” International comparisons would suggest ...

The Squamish Chief (Dec 18): B.C. health leaders launch Indigenous cancer strategy

Created on Monday, 18 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of all Indigenous people. It has been hard for those people to trust government agencies and systems that do no respect them.” The project has been in the works for years supported by the First National ...

Canadian Health Workforce Conference 2018 (Oct 4-5 2018)

Created on Monday, 04 December 2017. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

... of how best to optimize our system's most important resource- our health workforce.  The CHWC hosts participants and presenters from across the country and internationally from such countries ...

CBC Radio (Oct 16): Let's talk: Why Canadians need health care in their own language

Created on Wednesday, 18 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Ontario.  For those parts of Canada in which it's not economically feasible to hire local interpreters, the next best thing is to set up a toll free national telephone interpretation service that's ...

Standford University: Women Leaders in Global Health (October 12 2017)

Created on Friday, 06 October 2017. Posted in Other Events/Past Events

... School of Medicine Participants: Faculty, students, leaders from non-profits, foundations, companies and governments, with emphasis on international participations.  ...

CBC (Sep 20): 'They had burned out': Manitoba paramedics offered course on stress, mental health

Created on Wednesday, 20 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of National Defence The course, initially developed for the Department of National Defence, focuses on how to cope with stress and how to spot the signs of a problem. It been adapted for ...

Gov. Canada (Aug 18): Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on changes to the Ministry

Created on Monday, 28 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... currently Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, becomes Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities. Carla Qualtrough, currently Minister of Sport and Persons with ...

National Post (Aug 25): A 'huge problem’: Over half of Ontario's neonatal ICUs closed to new patient

Created on Friday, 25 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Dr. Rick MacDonald has a patient expecting premature triplets any day now, and he’s worried they may have nowhere to go. What he calls a “huge” and festering health-care shortage problem came to a head ...

London Free Press (Aug 24): Health care Shortage of psychiatrists in London hits wait times for kids

Created on Thursday, 24 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  The average gross annual pay for a psychiatrist in Canada was $255,745 in 2014-15, according to the Canadian Institute for Health Information’s national physician database. Psychiatrist earnings are ...

Understanding National Health Workforce Accounts

Created on Thursday, 24 August 2017. Posted in Features/HHR Planning

The National Health Workforce Accounts was developed as part of an action-plan to facilitate the Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030 (GSHRH). The NHWA presented in the Handbook ...

Better Home Care in Canada: A National Action Plan

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in HHR/Reports

... Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada worked together to develop Better Home Care : A National Action Plan. The Action Plan aims to advance this priority  ...

The Globe and Mail (Aug 22): Ontario pharmacies filling more opioid prescriptions, but in smaller do

Created on Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... chronic pain, the report found. Of these, close to 900,000, or 40 per cent, were for daily doses that exceeded the limit of 90 mg MEQ suggested in new national guidelines published in the Canadian Medical ...

The Globe and Mail (Aug 22): Health Minister Jane Philpott urges physicians to use power, privilege

Created on Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... justice and your determination to push the boundaries of health systems – because you care so much – is an inspiration to me.” The Health Minister said the opioids crisis is an “unprecedented national ...

The BMJ (Aug 16): Mapping the drivers of overdiagnosis to potential solutions

Created on Thursday, 17 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... part of the preparation for a possible national action plan in Australia, we searched the literature for causes of and responses to overdiagnosis. Here we provide the first comprehensive analysis of the ...

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