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The Value of Expanded Pharmacy Services in Canada

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

Conference Board of Canada Report, April 25 2017   The scope of pharmacy services has expanded in many Canadian jurisdictions in recent years. This report estimates the health and economic impact ...

CNW(Apr 25) Expanding pharmacy services could save health care system billions of dollars by 2035

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... to take on an expanded role in service delivery. A new report by The Conference Board of Canada estimates that Canada-wide implementation of just three pharmacy services could ...

Montreal Gazette (April 24, 2017): Nurses celebrate their evolving profession at 92nd annual meeting

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... call of duty, and recognize outstanding nursing and health reporting with its annual Media Awards. Seven Ontario long-term care organizations will also celebrate their designation as RNAO's ...

Improving Employment and Working Conditions in Health Services

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Quality of Worklife

This report has been prepared by the International Labour Office as a basis for discussions at the Tripartite Meeting on Improving Employment and Working Conditions in Health Services, to be held from ...

CBC News (April 18 2017): Podcast- Still no permanent mental health workers in Attawapiskat

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

It's been one year since Attawapiskat declared a state of emergency over a surge in suicide attempts. Our reporter Olivia Stefanovich brought us an update on efforts to improve mental health care in the ...

Health Quality Ontario (April 19 2017): Report Health Equity in Northern Ontario

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

... health care, and die earlier than people in other parts of Ontario. Health in the North: A report on geography and the health of people in Ontario’s two northern regions focuses on the area that ...

CBC PEI (April 6) P.E.I. government releases nursing strategy

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

... report can be found at the strategy's website.  Recruiting temporary, permanent positions The province also says Health P.E.I. is recruiting for 29 permanent and 60 temporary nursing positions. ...

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

... and economic terms. The prevalence in 2015 was reported to be 25 per cent in adults, and it’s expected to rise to 35 per cent by 2030. Chronic disease management is very challenging — particularly ...

Conference Board of Canada (March 28): Shortage of Physiotherapists Limits Access For Some Canadians

Created on Tuesday, 28 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... in the urban centres of Canada’s most populated provinces leaving those on the outskirts underserviced, according to a new report by The Conference Board of Canada. “The number of Canadians ...

Conf Board Can (March 14)Demand for Nursing Services Challenging to Meet as Canada’s Population Ages

Created on Wednesday, 15 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Canada report, demand for nursing services is expected to increase at a much stronger pace than the supply of nurses as Canada’s population ages. “Canada’s aging population will cause a dramatic rise ...

CBC News (March 14): Hundreds more doctors in Sask. than a decade ago

Created on Wednesday, 15 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... services reports, which say the number of in-province physician services per 1,000 beneficiaries was 10,332 in the latest report for 2015-2016, compared to 10,930 in 2007-2008. "The reality ...

FNHA (March 1) :All Regulated Health Professions Commit to a Safer Health System for First Nations

Created on Monday, 13 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... regulation.     The Declaration commits the 23 regulatory bodies to report on their progress via annual reports outlining strategic activities which demonstrate how they are meeting their commitment ...

CBCNews (Feb 14): High percentage of Sask. MDs at risk of burnout, survey says

Created on Wednesday, 15 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

A Saskatchewan Medical Association survey released this week suggests 62 per cent of doctors report feeling at risk for burnout — stressed to the point of exhaustion. "The data that we've ...

CBC Radio (Feb 8 2017): When a hospital patient becomes violent

Created on Wednesday, 08 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... about other professions.     The Toronto Star reported data from the Association of Workers' Compensation Boards of Canada showing that between 2008 and 2013, there were more than ...

Vancouver Sun (Feb 6 2017): Opinion: Taking action on resident doctors' wellness

Created on Monday, 06 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Rotensterin and colleagues pooled results from 183 investigations that relied on self-reported screening of 122, 356 medical students for symptoms of depression. Their study found that 27 per cent ...

Vancouver Sun (Jan 26 2017) 9 out of 10 seniors facilities in B.C. don't meet staffing guidelines

Created on Thursday, 26 January 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... updated Residential Care Facilities Quick Facts Directory, a report that compiles information for all publicly funded seniors facilities in B.C. for 2015-16, has found that a whopping 91 per cent ...

Gov Sask (Jan 4 2017): Government Announces Move to Single Provincial Health Authority

Created on Thursday, 05 January 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Authority, the Advisory Panel recommends the appointment of a single Board of Directors to govern the new Authority.  The report also recommends system-wide improvements that include consolidation ...

CMAJ (Nov 14 2016): Grading the Federal Government on Health Care

Created on Tuesday, 15 November 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... paper — The Role of the Federal Government in Health Care, Report Card 2016 — the college compares the federal government’s commitment to many areas of health care to its predecessor’s performance ...

(The Bullet- Nov 8 2016) Violence Against Healthcare Workers: A Canadian Experience

Created on Tuesday, 08 November 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... in Kingston in January, 2016, reported that they have been assaulted at work. A survey of paramedics in Ontario and Nova Scotia found that 75% had experienced violence in the previous ...

CHSPR 2017 Annual Health Policy Conference- Taking the Pulse (March 10 2017)

Created on Friday, 04 November 2016. Posted in Other Events/Past Events

... as exists today. Innovations and scalability require funding; the Naylor Reportproposes a major federally financed fund and a central agency to attain three main goals: (1) improving performance of ...

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