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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

... level-three nurseries?” asked MacDonald, a pediatrician who serves a trio of hospitals in the fast-growing Halton region west of Toronto. “We don’t have the beds.” The shortage of space in neonatal intensive-care ...

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  ...

Healio Rheumatology (Aug 2017): Advancing Standards of Care in Pediatric Rheumatology

Created on Friday, 18 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... uses. All of this points to suboptimal patient outcomes. “A problem is the current rheumatology workforce shortage,” Cathy Patty-Resk, MSN, RN, CPNP, pediatric rheumatology nurse practitioner ...

Ontario Nurses' Association (AUG 17): Front-Line Nurses Left Unprotected from Violence...

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

BROCKVILLE – Following the levy of a $75,000 fine against the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre for failing to reassess the risk of violence after a registered nurse was repeatedly stabbed and critically ...

CBC (Aug 17): Camp aims to recruit Indigenous youth to jobs in health care

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

... is looking at medical school. "We're learning about all kinds of different positions from paramedics to radiologists and the nurses and everyone in between." Kavanagh says it's a rare chance to see ...

OPSEU (Aug 11): Linking care with security: The Leadership Table and Waypoint

Created on Tuesday, 15 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... from violence on the job. OPSEU also participated on three of four working groups. “Two days ago, at Waypoint Centre, a violent patient assaulted three nurses, putting all of them in the hospital,” said ...

Ottawa Citizen (Aug 10): Medical scribes are changing the way doctors do their work

Created on Friday, 11 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... who earn $15 an hour, are hired by individual doctors at the Queensway Carleton and other Ottawa hospitals. Their ranks include medical students, students planning to become nurses and psychologists, and ...

Healthy Debate (Aug 08): Room for improvement in Ontario’s MAID Care Coordination Service

Created on Wednesday, 09 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  The CCS is open to both clinicians (doctors and nurse practitioners) and the public, allowing patients to self-refer if they are interested in finding out about MAID as an option for their end-of-life ...

CTV news (Aug 09): Doctors highlight chronic health-care shortages in Ontario's northern communities

Created on Wednesday, 09 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... area. That way, even if a doctor is not available, patients can still see a nurse or another health care professional, she said. The Health Quality Ontario report found that most of the health-care “inequities” ...

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

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

... specialists “see” more home-bound patients, by using paramedics or nurse practitioners to perform monitoring, exams and tests while connected with family physicians or specialists to provide guidance and ...

Breaking Point: The Suicide Crisis in Indigenous Communities

Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... nurses, and the lowest ratio of psychologists.”[264] Kathy Kishiqueb noted that continuous staff turnover affects the continuity of health care and presents difficulties for First Nations, “Clients who ...

CNA (July 18) 150 Nurses of Canada!

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

Nurses have been foundational to health-care delivery and improvement for centuries. To mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation, CNA is pleased to recognize some of those who continue to pioneer health ...

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

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

... demonstrated … widespread support, willingness or likelihood of compliance with regulation.” The advisory council also noted that the profession is largely overseen and directed by nurses, who are regulated ...

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

... locum program anymore and there's no one actually trying to provide this," said Smith-McCrossin, who is also a registered nurse. She expressed concern that people in charge of staffing these areas aren't ...

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

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

... the non-profit organization, was founded in 2006 by nurse Jos de Blok in Almelo, a small town in the eastern Netherlands. He and fellow nurses were frustrated by the growing bureaucracy of health delivery ...

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

... lives. “It’s a matchmaking service that offers no support for physicians and nurse practitioners doing this work,” said Chantal Perrot, a Toronto family doctor. With only 74 doctors having signed up ...

Healthy Debate (July, 6): Does more education for health professionals equal better patient care?

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

In recent years, nurses, physiotherapists, audiologists, speech therapists, and pharmacists have all increased their entry-to-practice requirements, with registered nurses needing at least a bachelor degree, ...

CBC Toronto: Andrew Loku inquest calls for 24-hour crisis intervention teams, but how do they work?

Created on Tuesday, 04 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... verdict  SIU: no charges in the death of Andrew Loku​   The MCIT, a joint effort between the Toronto Police Service and mental health nurses from six area hospitals, responds ...

Burns Lake Lakes District News (28 June): Meet the new Burns Lake doctors

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

... this new approach, patients and their families would be involved as equal partners with an inter-professional team – made up of nurses and a variety of health professionals – in developing their plan of ...

The Star (June 23): Nurses face racism every day

Created on Friday, 23 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

  Re: Woman’s racist outburst speaks volumes, Paradkar, June 21 Woman’s racist outburst speaks volumes, Paradkar, June 21 It saddens me to write that Ontario’s nurses are not surprised to read ...

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