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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

... slowly and at different paces and moments across the country. Currently, there are roughly 4,000 nurse practitioners in Canada, working in acute (severe injury and/or illness, or urgent care) and primary ...

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

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

... slowly and at different paces and moments across the country. Currently, there are roughly 4,000 nurse practitioners in Canada, working in acute (severe injury and/or illness, or urgent care) and primary ...

Lake Country Calendar (Dec 06): Seniors benefit from paramedicine initiative

Created on Wednesday, 06 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... board chairman Doug Cochrane called the program a means of strengthening a bond between primary health care providers and patients. “This is bringing a sense of humanity back to health care like we have ...

CBC news (Nov 29): Health clinic brings hope to homeless in west Edmonton

Created on Wednesday, 29 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... sleepers and provide primary health care to them," said executive director Murray Soroka. "We need to be able to access those services in the winter for people." The centre, which began in 2006 as a ...

CBC Radio (Oct 16): Let's talk: Why Canadians need health care in their own language

Created on Wednesday, 18 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of the province`s 20,000 primary-care physicians can conduct a conversation in a language other than English or French.  Just under four per cent can speak one of the top unofficial languages spoken ...

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

... in our territory.”  –Minister of Health and Social Services Pauline Frost Quick facts    Midwives are health professionals who provide primary care to mothers and babies during normal ...

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

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

...  Becker was educated as a midwife in Germany in 1986 before moving to Canada in 1995 and practicing in Nunavut, Alberta, Quebec and the Northwest Territories.   “Midwives provide primary ...

Healio Rheumatology (Aug 2017): Advancing Standards of Care in Pediatric Rheumatology

Created on Friday, 18 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... can occur in children. Diagnoses are delayed. While treatments can be more or less effective in children compared to adults, primary pediatricians or general practitioners may not be familiar with these ...

Healthy Debate (Aug 08): Room for improvement in Ontario’s MAID Care Coordination Service

Created on Wednesday, 09 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... these patients should be redirected to their primary health care practitioner or, in some cases, to mental health services, not the limited pool of MAID experts who are already struggling to keep up with ...

CTV news (Aug 09): Doctors highlight chronic health-care shortages in Ontario's northern communities

Created on Wednesday, 09 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... billion in 2017-18, Dr. Habermehl said “throwing money at the problem isn’t the perfect solution.” She said the Ontario government must address the gaps in primary care and that will involve more than ...

Healthy Debate (Aug 03): House calls on the rise in Ontario

Created on Friday, 04 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... always better, but it’s different and unique and helpful.” Lack of training “I think a disincentive is that most modern primary care physicians have not been trained in doing house calls,” Sinha ...

CTV news (Aug 03): Mental health expert presents recommendations after Cape Breton teen suicides

Created on Thursday, 03 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... programs that could be used from primary to Grade 12. Another part of the puzzle is expected this fall, when the provincial government plans to roll out its updated anti-cyberbullying legislation. The ...

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 ...

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

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

Burns Lake’s newest doctors – Dr. Tammy Williams and Dr. Charl Badenhorst – are hoping to implement a new model of care in Burns Lake. The new doctors started working out of the primary care clinic inside ...

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

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

... calls. They're very busy. But they like it that way. It's quite exciting. But I would say I'm a bit surprised at the volume," he said. Primary-care paramedics are able to administer 10 different ...

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

... with palliative care experts from across Canada and a strong primary care system we can do this. Our families deserve this care.” “We are thrilled that this important bill was passed at 3rd reading,” ...

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

... they provide care for. Those living in rural and remote areas, including many Indigenous communities, would benefit most, as NPs are the predominant primary care providers in those areas. Making these ...

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

... what should be done and what is actually being done has been too wide," says. Dr. Simpson. "Our primary aim is to bridge that gap." "We know that a significant percentage of incarcerated persons have ...

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

... full-day pre-Primary for four-year-olds, which could save families up to $10,000 a year. Liberals would also expand the reading recovery program, school breakfast programs and reduce waitlists for speech ...

WHO (June 30) Call for expression of interests WHO Guideline on Community Based He

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

... for clearance process and eventually published. The primary interest is to serve WHO’s Member States by producing recommendations that improve the health and well-being of populations, globally or in specific ...

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