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CBC Sask. (July 20): Sask. Métis man uses traditional medicines to treat terminal cancer

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

... is now encouraging specialists to accept patients using traditional practices. It all started when 61-year-old Ric Richardson, a business owner and university student in the northern Saskatchewan ...

CNA (July 18) 150 Nurses of Canada!

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

... to quality health care through traditional, innovative or interprofessional practices. They inspire passion for nursing through their support of professional development by being mentors or advisors.  ...

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

... all that uncommon in some of our smaller emergency departments. It's less than acceptable to me," said Dr. Bill Lowe, head of family practice for the northern zone of the provincial health authority. "We ...

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

...  Promoting life and preventing suicide requires respect for Indigenous knowledge and practices, including work done to create important foundational documents. Preventing suicide also requires a focus ...

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

... a given area compared to population, the travel time it takes to reach them and their model of practice. "We kind of start with the basics here," said Dr. Rick Glazier, who is a scientist at ICES, a ...

CBC Manitoba (July 12): Some Manitobans will pay out-of-pocket for physiotherapy starting this fall

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

... health authority is "moving adult outpatient physiotherapy and occupational therapy clinics out of hospital to private-practice providers by mid-October," the WRHA announced Tuesday. "For patients, it ...

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, ...

Burns Lake Lakes District News (28 June): Meet the new Burns Lake doctors

Created on Wednesday, 28 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... do that, and the education.” “We have a fantastic opportunity to practice medicine in such a way that complement the philosophies of primary healthcare and public health strategies, but that is still ...

CBCNews (June 26) Dalhousie medical school boosts screening of would-be doctors

Created on Tuesday, 27 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... to a code of conduct, and their fitness for the study and practice of medicine is continuously evaluated," said university spokesperson Janet Bryson in an email to CBC News.  The ...

Telegraph (June, 22): Paramedic project`s `busy`start

Created on Thursday, 22 June 2017. Posted in Trash/Trash

... at the hospital. When New Brunswick's provincial ambulance service was established in 2007, replacing a patchwork of independent operations, the government of the day set the province-wide scope of practice ...

Globe and Mail (June 19): McGill medical school to reach out to Indigenous, low-income students

Created on Tuesday, 20 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... hours and a new curriculum that links medical practice to health policy and community needs. "We have counsellors that are specifically for medical students, a place to go for their mental health. That ...

The Coast (June 15): Mental Health of Front-Line Health Care Workers

Created on Thursday, 15 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... for health and well-being that should serve to attract people to work here, as well to retain those of us who really believe in healthy sustainable collaborative practices. —Maria Patriquin, founding member ...

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

... practice. “For many Canadians, nurse practitioners are the first and most frequent point of contact with the health care system, but today, these professionals are not allowed to certify application ...

June 6: Government of Canada Invests in CAMH-led Mental Health Initiative in Correctional Facilities

Created on Tuesday, 06 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... doing it," says Dr. Sandy Simpson, Chief of Forensic Psychiatry at CAMH and the Scientific Director of I-CEIsMIC. "The core evidence in terms of evidence-based best practices has been out there ...

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

... Labrador is founded on a generalist scope of practice for nurses. As such, the mental health and addiction nursing workforce in Newfoundland and Labrador has the required skills to provide care holistically. ...

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 ...

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

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

... care. Sharing, creating and advocating across the political divide are the proven remedy to heal our aching hearts and actively influence practices and policies, so that they support and sustain our capacity ...

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 ...

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

... disruption using Indigenous values and practice to deliver family and community-centred, culturally-appropriate care," said Dr. Janet Smylie, one of the program's partners. Smylie is the director ...

CNW(May 23):Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg launch new mental health program

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

... of Ma Mawi. "SWELL directly addresses this critical need by providing best practice training to staff helpers who are on the front lines supporting youth and saving lives. This program will reach more ...

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