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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 ...

Healthy Debate (Aug 03): House calls on the rise in Ontario

Created on Friday, 04 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... virtually unchanged since the 1940s, when about 40 percent of physicians visited patients at home. The 2010 National Physician Survey showed slightly more than 42 percent of Canadian family doctors ...

CBC (July 31): Pursuing the MD dream: How Caribbean-trained Canadian doctors struggle to come home

Created on Monday, 31 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... international medical graduates (IMG) and not Canadian medical graduates (CMG). The Canadian Resident Matching Services (CaRMS), a not-for-profit organization, works with Canada's medical schools ...

Declaration of Commitment to Psychological Health & Safety in Healthcare

Created on Monday, 31 July 2017. Posted in Features/Quality of Worklife

June 13, 2017 (Ottawa) – HealthCareCAN, the national voice of healthcare organizations and hospitals across Canada, and the Mental Health Commission of Canada are pleased to launch the Declaration ...

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

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

... supported by the International Labor Organization, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, and WHO. This Five-Year Action Plan for Health Employment and Inclusive Economic ...

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

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

... spends less than three percent of herwork week on research, according to the National Physician Survey. This unrelenting pressure to conduct research can cause distress to students, ...

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

... recruiting for the area. In 2015, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia cancelled the Clinician Assessment for Practice Program (CAPP), which was aimed at bringing international medical ...

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

... drug dealers are buying online from China," said Bursey. It's hard to determine exactly how many of these robberies have happened. Both the Nova Scotia and national pharmacy associations ...

The Globe and Mail (June 28): Feds fund mentorship network to support indigenous health

Created on Thursday, 29 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Institute for Health Research (CIHR) will create eight teams of mentors in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces as well as a national co-ordinating ...

CBCNews (June 27): National Association recommends more psychiatrists for P.E.I

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

Canada's association of psychiatrists says P.E.I. should have more full-time positions for psychiatrists, based on the province's population.  The Canadian Psychiatric Association said P.E.I. ...

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

McGill University will intensify its efforts to keep Indigenous and lower-income high-school and university students in science and math classes after a national accreditation body said the university's ...

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

... Canada remains inconsistent – and in far too many areas of the country – even non-existent,” said Dr. Granger Avery, the CMA President. “Canada’s doctors have pressed for a national strategy for palliative ...

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