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CNA (July 18) 150 Nurses of Canada!

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

... members, independent CNA members (from Ontario and Quebec) and emeritus members were also invited to submit their name or a colleague’s name for consideration. As well, CNA is honouring a group of licensed/registered ...

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

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

Title: Personal support workers in Ontario lack oversight of most other professions Arborists, hairdressers, even swine herders are governed by a regulatory body in Ontario, which holds them to professional ...

The Star (18 July): Canada committed to improving mental health in Indigenous communities: Philpott

Created on Tuesday, 18 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... are first steps, our intent is to continue investing in all areas in pursuit of social equity. Last weekend, two more young people died by suicide in Northern Ontario. Each loss adds to the disturbingly ...

The Hamilton Spectators (July 12): Hamilton has more doctors in family health teams despite....

Created on Wednesday, 12 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... — published Tuesday by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) — examines access to primary-care physicians across Ontario based on geography, taking into account the number of doctors in ...

The Star (06 July): Northern Ontario First Nations grieve four lost to suicide

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

A spate of suicides is the latest crisis to rock remote First Nations in northern Ontario. Over the course of about one week, three youths and a young man took their lives, said Alvin Fiddler, Grand ...

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

Ontario clinicians raise concerns over assisted-dying co-ordination service A new provincial program was supposed to improve access for Ontario’s grievously ill medical patients, while also easing the ...

The Hamilton Spectator (June 29): Mental health-police partnership starting in Haldimand County

Created on Thursday, 29 June 2017. Posted in Trash/Trash

... Team launched in Hamilton in 2013, which paired trained police officers with mental-health professionals from St. Joseph's Healthcare. Since then, other police services, including Halton and now Ontario ...

The Globe and Mail (June 28): Feds fund mentorship network to support indigenous health

Created on Thursday, 29 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Institute for Health Research (CIHR) will create eight teams of mentors in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces as well as a national co-ordinating ...

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 ...

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

... up. Along with advocating for RPNs in her home province, she continues to speak with governments from this province to Ontario.   Click Here To Access Original Article    ...

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

... of trust between mother and midwife. For one woman in New Brunswick, the option of having a midwife is welcome. Expects more personal care Christine Wagorn, who lived in Ontario, said many of ...

IRPP Policy Options (May 29): Recognizing the worth of natural caregivers

Created on Monday, 29 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... hospitals. In 2016, the Ombudsman of Ontario released Nowhere to Turn, a report that reviewed more than 1,400 complaints and highlighted egregious cases of adults with developmental disabilities ...

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

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

... positions also went unmatched, including four in Alberta, two in Ontario and 58 in Quebec. To be able to practice medicine, all medical students need to complete a residency program in an area of specific ...

NOSM: Northern Health Research Conference (Oct 13-14 2017)

Created on Thursday, 25 May 2017. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine's Northern Health Research Conference—more commonly known as the NHRC—has been held annually since 2006. It is hosted in communities across NOSM's wider campus of ...

CBC News (May 25): Indigenous maternal health program aims to address inequality of health care

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

Researchers in Toronto have received a $2.6 million grant to bolster Indigenous maternal and child health programs in an effort to close the gaps in health care that exist between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal families. ...

CBC Hamilton (May 21): Pressure on Hamilton paramedics rising as city's senior population grows

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

... a higher number of people over the age of 50 than the rest of the province — 38 per cent of Ontario's population is over 50-years-old, while 41 per cent of the Hamilton LHIN (which includes Niagara, ...

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

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

Violence Prevention Progress Report a Step in the Right Direction to Protect Ontario Health-Care Workers TORONTO – A progress report released by the Ontario government Leadership Table on workplace violence ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

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

Here are the latest health workforce related publications for 2017: CHHRN-CIHI HHR Library Publications/Reports :  Authors  Title of Publication/Report  Ontario ...

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

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

Province Providing Clarity and Protection for Patients and Health Care Providers May 9, 2017 12:16 P.M. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Ontario passed legislation today that will support ...

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 ...

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