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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

... CNA president Barb Shellian said. CNA identified 34 federal acts, regulations, policies, codes and forms that list physicians as the only health-care providers authorized to provide care, medical examinations, ...

Global News (May 31) Nova Scotia election: Here’s what Stephen McNeil’s Liberals have promised

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

By Andrew RussellNational Online Journalist, Investigative  Global News He’s back. Stephen McNeil’s Liberals will be returning to Province House as the Nova Scotia government after ...

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

... and a midwife, Langlais said. Some issues in pregnancy would fall outside the scope of her practice, requiring a consultation with a family physician or nurse practitioner or a transfer of ...

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

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

... education to become physicians, incurring great debt, and utilizing taxpayer dollars to facilitate their education,” says Mel Lewis, a student affairs associate dean at the University of Alberta. “There’s ...

The Globe and Mail (May,23): Better health care means fixing bureaucratic failings

Created on Tuesday, 23 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Jeanne Ferguson, palliative-care specialist Robert Martel and family physician Dr. Ajantha Jayabarathan – serve up a timely reminder that virtually all the problems in our health-care system are engineering ...

CBCNews (May 18) 'There is such a need': new doctor grads want to find solutions to rural shortages

Created on Friday, 19 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... doctors and the shortages are fuelling calls for changes to the way doctors are recruited.  One of the new doctors, Danielle Paradis, has plenty of experience with physician shortages ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

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

... a health service intervention supporting recruitment and retention of physicians  Wenghofer E F, Hogenbirk J, Timony P E  Impact of the rural pipeline in medical education: Practice locations ...

Pediatrics (March): Burnout in pediatric residents and physicians: A call to action

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

The evidence is growing that burnout in trainees, as well as in practicing physicians, comes at a cost to the physicians, those they interact with at home and work, and their patients.1 In their article ...

AFMC (APR 30): AFMC gravely concerned about unmatched Canadian Medical Graduates

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

... and physician resource planning in Canada. It is the process whereby our medical graduates are matched to the training positions for physicians, which are made available by the provincial governments. ...

CBC News (May 10): Self-regulation of paramedics In Manitoba a step closer to reality

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

... certain decisions without oversight and approval from a physician. "Again, the [HPAC] recommendation that paramedics not be granted authority to perform reserved acts but rather that they continue ...

Canada News Wire (May 9): The Canadian Ophthalmological Society and National Vision Health Month

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

... ophthalmologists. About Canadian Ophthalmological Society The Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS) is the national, recognized authority on eye and vision care in Canada. As eye physicians ...

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

... other jurisdictions in Canada. The total number has grown by 100 since 2012 and we are committed to replacing every outgoing physician as they leave. Since April 1, 2015, more than 170 doctors have started ...

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

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

... in place to deal with workplace violence and harassment. Those reforms were prompted by the 2005 slaying of Windsor nurse Lori Dupont, who was stabbed multiple times in the chest at work by a physician ...

(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

... said. To access original article: http://billingsgazette.com/news/local/education/primary-care-physicians-help-native-americans-access-health-care-cultural/article_b8bd241d-4f5f-5919-9486-8417b013ccff.html ...

Doctors of BC (May 1 2017): Mental Health Week – let’s talk about the tough stuff

Created on Monday, 01 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... and to dig deeper than the surface of “I’m fine,” something we as physicians should be doing regularly with our patients.  But how can we support our patients if we aren’t fine ourselves? Statistics ...

CMA: 5th Canadian Conference on Physician Health (Sept 7-9, 2017)

Created on Monday, 01 May 2017. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

The Canadian Medical Association and the Ontario Medical Association are proud to present the 5th Canadian Conference on Physician Health scheduled for September 7th-9th, 2017 at the Westin ...

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

... say the funding model the provincial health authorities use to hire nurse practitioners has to change. Right now, most primary care is delivered through family physicians and walk-in clinics that bill ...

Regina Leader-Post (April 5): Pharmacists hope to further expand their role in health-care system

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

... provinces as well,” she said.  Patients are thrilled with the expanded role of pharmacists, but Martin acknowledged some physicians are concerned about the move away from the traditional model of ...

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