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Ottawa Citizen (Jan 17) CHEO wants to bring special needs, mental health services under one roof

Created on Thursday, 18 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario wants to bring its mental health and special needs services under one roof with a $140-million addition to its Smyth Road campus. The province approved operational ...

CBC (Jan 10) Addressing hospital violence a priority for Health Sciences North

Created on Thursday, 18 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... year.     'Our healthcare system needs help': Study shows widespread violence in healthcare system     'Scars the soul': injured PSW calls for action to protect health ...

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

... psychotherapy for every Ontarian who needs it,” says Dr. Irfan Dhalla, vice-president of Evidence Development and Standards at the agency. The ministry directed the agency to put together the report ...

thestar (Jan 10) Student 'platform' calls for more mental health, suicide prevention resources...

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

... Grades 1, 4 and 8 transition years to identify exceptional learning needs.     More steps to ensure all students with the legal right to special education accommodations receive them; ...

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

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

... something works, CMMI makes that payment option widely available. If it doesn’t, the model is tweaked and re-evaluated. We believe Canada needs to adopt a CMMI approach to engage health care leaders, ...

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

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

... haven’t been tailored to the unique needs Indigenous people may have when it comes to prevention, screening, treatment, post-treatment survivorship, as well as end-of-life care, all in a manner that are ...

Health Human Resources Strategy

Created on Tuesday, 12 December 2017. Posted in Features/HHR Planning

... quality, safe services focused on the needs of clients and patients Strengthen management and retention practices for bilingual staff Model can be adapted to better meet the needs of other language ...

Montreal Gazette (Dec 3): Psychotherapy: Quebec to invest $35 million in mental health

Created on Tuesday, 05 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... attention it deserves by responding to the health needs of thousands of Quebecers with mental disorders, said psychologist Christine Grou, president of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec. In 2012, ...

News Saskatoon (Nov 29): Concern and optimism as single provincial health authority set to launch

Created on Thursday, 30 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... not what the new authority needs. He told reporters after the meeting Wednesday the biggest impact will be on senior leadership. Florizone said every senior leader will have a new job. “The learning ...

CBC news (Nov 29): Health clinic brings hope to homeless in west Edmonton

Created on Wednesday, 29 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... in two or three decades and so the default care provider has been the ER," said Dr. Muninder Lotay, one of the doctors at the centre Lotay said health-care needs are not often a priority for the homeless, ...

CHHRN Eastern Hub Lead, Dr.Gail Tomblin Murphy, Dalhousie University & team wins Global Health award

Created on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Helping Babies Survive in Jamaica: An integrated needs-based approach for human resources for health planning and training Dalhousie University | Implementation Country: Jamaica With neonatal deaths and ...

Toronto Star (November 11): Canada needs affordable alternatives to opioids, health groups urge

Created on Tuesday, 14 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Heitshu said Monday in Calgary. “Given the human and financial costs of the opioid crisis, Canada needs a better approach to pain management.” Heitshu said over 19 million prescriptions were written ...

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

... with their doctor.  An editorial published earlier today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal says the health care system needs to do better.   The editorial says ...

CBC PEI (October 04): 'Extremely shorthanded:' P.E.I. lacks psychiatrists for ER care

Created on Wednesday, 04 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... and retention  Aylward said the province needs to look at how medical professionals are being recruited and retained as well. "But at the end of the day, if you have an individual presenting ...

TVO (October 04): Ontario’s ‘entertainment ultrasound’ clinics will remain unregulated for now

Created on Wednesday, 04 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... government says it’s simply too early in the legislative process to predict whether those powers will be used to restrict non-medical sonograms. The bill has to pass the legislature, the government needs ...

Yukon Government (Sept 27): Government of Yukon takes steps towards regulated midwifery in Yukon

Created on Friday, 29 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... begin the process to develop sustainable and safe midwifery to meet the needs of Yukoners, I would like to thank the members of the Midwifery Advisory Committee for the time and professional expertise ...

Breakfast Television (28 Sep): Ontario to require disclosure of pharma payments to health profession

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of the legislation. Ethics and compliance officer Annie Bourgault said the company may, for example, pay a doctor to participate in a consultation meeting to speak about patient needs when GSK is about ...

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

... go without the intensive care he or she needs — and none has recently been sent outside the province — but acknowledged there has been an “unprecedented” spike in demand for the specialized service. The level-three ...

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

... needs to improve,” said Desi Brownstone, a London psychiatrist and president of the Ontario Psychiatric Association. “It’s a crucial time to intervene because a lot of psychiatric problems show up in ...

The Star (Aug, 23):Study questions why thousands with developmental disabilities are prescribed...

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in Trash/Trash

... Lunsky said. And more knowledge on the needs of people with developmental disabilities is required across the board. “Everybody needs to be educated about this, whether it’s the person who is taking ...

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