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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, ...

CBC NB (June 15) Nursing Homes Investigate Growing Staff Shortages

Created on Thursday, 15 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... is getting worse, industry spokesperson Jody Hall warns. Homes typically have low turnover of staff, but they have always had difficulty attracting registered nurses, said Hall, the executive director ...

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

By  Virginia St-Denis Canadians with disabilities living in rural and remote communities are the winners after the federal budget removed a significant legislative barrier to nurse practitioner ...

Telegram (May 31): Psychiatric nursing would improve N.L. health care, says Alberta RPN

Created on Thursday, 01 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Why are there no psychiatric nurses working in Newfoundland and Labrador’s health-care system? That’s a question Samantha Smith, a registered psychiatric nurse (RPN) in Edmonton, has been asking ...

CBC News (May 29) Province's 1st registered midwife on duty and tackling challenges

Created on Tuesday, 30 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... system, including doctors and nurses, Langlais said. She suggested people have a fear and misunderstanding of midwifery. "I mean it's change," Langlais said in an interview Monday with Information ...

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

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

... nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physiotherapists and others. Instead, medical schools should be thinking about how to attract and prepare the students they need for the positions they’ve got, and continue ...

Ontario Nurses' Association (May 17): Violence Prevention Progress Report

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

... prevention in health care has produced 23 recommendations that are a first step to keeping Ontario health-care workers safe, says Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) President Linda Haslam-Stroud, RN. Recommendations ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

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

... Nurses' Association  Violence prevention progress report a step in the right direction to protect Ontario health-care workers Goedhart N S, Van Oostveen C J, Vermeulen H  The ...

The Telegram (16 May): National expert of safe RN staffing speaks to MHAs

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

The Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland and Labrador (RNU) hosted a breakfast Tuesday for 15 MHAs and others to hear from from Mike Villeneuve, a nurse leader known nationally for his work in health ...

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

A trio of Indigenous nurses says on top of caring for people, they have to be vocal advocates, fighting for change in a health-care system that Indigenous people don't always trust. They're using Indigenous ...

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

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

... payments and workplace safety and insurance benefits, are not denied only because of a medically assisted death Physicians and nurse practitioners, those who assist them, and care provider institutions, ...

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

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

While most Nova Scotians have access to a primary health care provider, such as a family doctor or nurse practitioner, some do not. We are working to change that. Some people who have a family doctor wait ...

Toronto Star (March 13, 2017): Health-care workers face 'epidemic of violence'

Created on Monday, 08 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Ontario’s nurses and personal support workers are facing an “epidemic of violence” caused by government and hospitals’ failure to safeguard them from abuse, assault and sexual harassment, according to ...

(April 5) Primary care physicians help Native Americans access health care, cultural liaison says

Created on Monday, 08 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... with.” She’s glad she did. One recent weekend she was dancing in Havre when she heard the fascia tendon in her foot pop. Her primary care provider and nurse told her to come see an orthopedist at a walk-in ...

University of Winnipeg (May 4): Indigenous doulas to support First Nations women

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

... University of Manitoba researchers Drs. Maureen Heaman and Josee Lavoie. It is expected 60 women will participate. Wanda Phillips-Beck, the Primary Health Care Nurse Research Manager of Nanaandawegimig, ...

Montreal Gazette (April 24, 2017): Nurses celebrate their evolving profession at 92nd annual meeting

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

TORONTO, April 24, 2017 /CNW/ - More than 600 registered nurses (RN), nurse practitioners (NP) and nursing students will meet in Toronto this week during a transformative time ...

Health Workforce Policies in OECD Countries: Right jobs, Right Skills, Right Places

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

... OECD countries, with a particular focus on doctors and nurses given the preeminent role that they have traditionally played in health service delivery. Reference: OECD (2016), Health Workforce Policies ...

CBC PEI (April 6) P.E.I. government releases nursing strategy

Created on Friday, 07 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... 2017-2020 was created in consultation with frontline nurses, educational institutions, nursing associations and unions and other health care providers. The strategy has recommendations to maintain ...

CBC BC (April 6) Nurse practitioners say they can help fill gaps in B.C. physician shortage

Created on Friday, 07 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

British Columbia's nurse practitioners could help ease the province's strained health care system, says the head of the profession's main association in B.C. In order to do that, they ...

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