Search

Search Parameters
Search Only:

Total: 50 results found.

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 ...

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 ...

Health Canadacihr logo1This initiative has been generously funded by grants from Health Canada and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of the funders.