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

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

...  The 10-member coalition includes the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction, Canadian Chiropractic Association, Canadian Nurses Association, the ...

CBC News (Oct 16):Yukon nurse shortage compromises 'safe, competent and ethical care,' says YRNA

Created on Tuesday, 17 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The Yukon Registered Nurses Association (YRNA) has weighed in on the territory's rural nurse shortage, saying a nurse's workload should not increase just because there are vacant jobs. Last week, a petition ...

Business Insider (October 10): Nurses Know: Better Care Starts Here

Created on Tuesday, 10 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Nurses know that better care for our hospital, long-term care and home care patients starts with more front-line Registered Nurses (RNs) and health-care professionals; ...

CBC News (October 10): Strain of balancing ER demand with capacity leads to ambulance offload delays

Created on Tuesday, 10 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... a sick person in the hallway, but also knowing there's a sick person in our beds. And which one do we move? How do we get them in quicker?" he said. "That's what our nurses, our paramedics ...

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

... Association of Yukon, Yukon Hospital Corporation, Yukon Medical Association, Yukon Registered Nurses Association and a rural member of the public. It will be co-chaired by representatives from the Government ...

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  ...

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

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

... injured at its Brockville site, the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) says the province needs to invest in taking proactive measures to keep nurses safe. “Let’s stop wasting taxpayers’ money in legal ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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