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McGill (Jan 18) McGill a hub for next generations of nurse practitioners

Created on Friday, 19 January 2018. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

By Christina Kozakiewicz, Ingram School of Nursing Nurse practitioners work within a legally-sanctioned scope of practice (a term used to refer to all activities authorized by a particular role) which ...

McGill (Jan 18) McGill a hub for next generations of nurse practitioners

Created on Friday, 19 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

By Christina Kozakiewicz, Ingram School of Nursing Nurse practitioners work within a legally-sanctioned scope of practice (a term used to refer to all activities authorized by a particular role) which ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 14) Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... fit for me," she says. Dr. Mitchell says that, after several years of practice, she really appreciates the school's hands-on approach to learning and its emphasis on rural medicine. "They prepared ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 14) Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... fit for me," she says. Dr. Mitchell says that, after several years of practice, she really appreciates the school's hands-on approach to learning and its emphasis on rural medicine. "They prepared ...

CBC (Jan 11) Change definition of doctor 'vacancy,' municipal council urges as Cape Breton...

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... to county warden Bruce Morrison. But in addition to those vacancies, both locations also have doctors nearing the end of their practices.     Cape Breton man can't find family doctor ...

Nipawin News (Jan 10) Finding Work-Life Balance in Northeast Saskatchewan with Triston Gallais

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... goals. These goals include: increasing the number of University of Saskatchewan graduates remaining in the province; increasing the number of Canadian trained physicians choosing to practice in Saskatchewan; ...

The Squamish Chief (Dec 18): B.C. health leaders launch Indigenous cancer strategy

Created on Monday, 18 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... most types of cancer compared to the non-First Nations population, but their survival rates are lower. The “road map” contains a number of action items intended to address practices in the system that ...

Health Human Resources Strategy

Created on Tuesday, 12 December 2017. Posted in Features/HHR Planning

... human resources through better understanding of the issues and influencing factors Implement strategies and promising practices adapted to the realities of organizations and bilingual staff Provide ...

A Pocosa analysis of the nurse practitioners deployment in Canada (2017)

Created on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

... of practice. All over the world, including in Canada, they are seen as a way to increase the performance of, and to increase access to, the health care system. As part of a research project the Pocosa ...

A Pocosa analysis of the nurse practioners deployment in Canada (2017)

Created on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of practice. All over the world, including in Canada, they are seen as a way to increase the performance of, and to increase access to, the health care system. As part of a research project the Pocosa ...

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

... asserting that "a safe and healthy practice environment is a fundamental human right." The YRNA also encouraged the health ministry to ensure that nurses' rights are supported.  "Sufficient ...

Global News (Oct 16): NB experiencing significant shortage of public sector psychologists

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

... people with that skill set is essential for efficient and effective service delivery in the mental health sector,” she said. More psychologists choosing private practice over public sector In response, ...

Sudbury (October 12): Northern trained doctors staying put

Created on Thursday, 12 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The idea that doctors trained in the north are more likely to stay and practice here seems to be working out.  Since 2011, more than 160 family physicians educated at the Northern Ontario School ...

CBC Manitoba (OCT 04): WRHA reinstates outpatient occupational, physiotherapy at HSC

Created on Wednesday, 04 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... starting this month. In July the health authority announced it would be "moving adult outpatient physiotherapy and occupational therapy clinics out of hospital to private-practice providers by mid-October." ...

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

... per cent of all Canadian births. Regulating midwifery as a profession in Yukon will provide a framework to guide those midwives who currently practice here, as well as other certified midwives who wish ...

CTV News (28 Sep): Health systems often discriminate against Indigenous patients: Philpott

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

OTTAWA -- Aboriginal physicians are praising Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott for acknowledging discrimination that unfolded at her Toronto-area practice prior to her political life -- an issue ...

College of Midwives of Ontario (Sept 22 2017): Ministry expanding midwives scopes of practice

Created on Wednesday, 27 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... to laboratory tests and the expansion of scope of practice to include prescribing controlled substances.  We believe these changes are in the public interest, and that this expansion will improve ...

The Telegram (Sept 26): NL moving forward with midwifery

Created on Wednesday, 27 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... set up these services,” The province said in a news release. “The first area of focus will be in central Newfoundland.”   Becker is not expected to actively practice midwife, but by registering ...

NICHE: Northern Interprofessional Collaborative for Health Education Conference (October 19-20, 2017

Created on Monday, 18 September 2017. Posted in Other Events/Past Events

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London Free Press (Aug 24): Health care Shortage of psychiatrists in London hits wait times for kids

Created on Thursday, 24 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  London has eight, but only two have practices outside of hospitals. While mental health awareness has grown dramatically in recent years, fuelled partly by high-­profile campaigns encouraging people ...

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