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CBC (Feb 20) Pregnant women in rural B.C. urged to leave town to deliver

Created on Wednesday, 21 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... communities in Canada where maternity services have been eliminated, in part because of the ongoing struggle to recruit and retain doctors in remote parts of the country. The lack of intrapartum care ...

ChrisD (Feb 13) U of M Testing Virtual Mental Health Care for Rural Manitobans

Created on Friday, 16 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... via the MBTeleHealth secure network, offer great potential to create more equitable access,” said Jennifer Hensel, who has been appointed medical director of adult telemental health services by the U of ...

Cision (Feb 12) Canadian Medical Students Urge The Government of Canada to Strengthen Response to...

Created on Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... Services Canada to re-evaluate what programs and services are funded under the Non-Insured Health Benefits Program (NIHB), and:         Increase funding for preventative ...

CBC (Feb 11) Canada's first female Indigenous psychiatrist on healing the hearts and minds of her...

Created on Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... was a founding member of the Mental Health Services clinic on the Six Nations of the Grand River, the largest First Nations reserve in the country. She was a member of a joint government and Assembly ...

CBC (Jan 31) Alberta researchers study emergency department experience of First Nations members

Created on Friday, 02 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... are lower for Indigenous peoples compared to non-Indigenous peoples. Patrick McLane, of the University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services, and Bonnie Healy, with Alberta First Nations Information ...

CBC (Jan 31) Union creates new local for 7,000 Winnipeg health-care workers

Created on Thursday, 01 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... Health Authority Nutrition and Food Services — Regional Distribution Facility.     Women's Health Clinic. To view the original article, click here.  ...

CBC (Feb 1) One of Nova Scotia's first black nurses recalls struggles and triumphs

Created on Thursday, 01 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

...  She retired as director of education services at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney in 1994. Yakimchuk will share her story and speak about the historic struggle to create opportunities for ...

CTV (Jan 30) 'I suffered in silence': Psychologist opens up about his own struggle with mental...

Created on Tuesday, 30 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... issues, giving them advice and directing them to services. “I went to speak to my parents and they started crying. They said, ‘How can you have a mental illness? You’re our mental health professional.” ...

CBC (Jan 26) Stressed Nanaimo region set to double number of paramedics, shorten wait times

Created on Monday, 29 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

B.C. Emergency Health Services is bringing an influx of first responders to the mid-Island region, creating 30 full-time paramedic positions in response to the area's high number of patient transfers and ...

Luxora Leader (Jan 28) Shuswap households now have entry to native midwives

Created on Monday, 29 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... Lake General Hospital       — Gervais grew up in Salmon Arm, and says the demand for alternative services during pregnancy and for giving birth are growing as more young families move ...

CBC (Jan 27) MMIWG hearings shed light on lack of mental health services in Canada's north

Created on Monday, 29 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... don't have access to victims' services. Lack of shelters Many women from remote communities end up in Yellowknife, where frontline workers say they are met with a lack of affordable housing and can end ...

CBC (Jan 23) New revamped DTES clinic aims to take load off ER

Created on Friday, 26 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

Vancouver Coastal Health has revamped the way it offers services at three Downtown Eastside clinics. "Clients will no longer have to travel to multiple sites to address their needs," said Bonnie Wilson, ...

CBC (Jan 22) Crowd protests loss of midwives on South Shore

Created on Friday, 26 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... midwifery services needed The province provides funding for two midwives in that area. Danielle Griffin, who relied on a midwife during her first pregnancy, said that number should be increased to ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 21) Newfoundland’s only midwife tasked with a special delivery

Created on Tuesday, 23 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... only Nova Scotia offered midwifery care to expectant mothers, although services are limited and overstretched, with a total of nine midwives working at capacity in just three areas of the province. New ...

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

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

... pledged to have 2,000 nurse practitioners working across the province by 2025, with the goal of making primary care services more accessible to individuals, families and communities. This pledge was made ...

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

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

... pledged to have 2,000 nurse practitioners working across the province by 2025, with the goal of making primary care services more accessible to individuals, families and communities. This pledge was made ...

Ottawa Citizen (Jan 17) CHEO wants to bring special needs, mental health services under one roof

Created on Thursday, 18 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario wants to bring its mental health and special needs services under one roof with a $140-million addition to its Smyth Road campus. The province approved operational ...

thestar (Jan 15) Province should fund psychotherapy by non-doctors, says provincial agency on...

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

... agency that monitors the health system and recommends whether or not health-care services and medical devices should be publicly funded. But it isn’t. For those with depression and anxiety there are ...

lfpress (Jan 12) Western University heading up Indigenous health network

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... a health services researcher and epidemiologist at Laurentian University, who will work with the program. “We will see more nurses, social workers, doctors, coming out of this. It is meant to be supportive ...

lfpress (Jan 12) Western University heading up Indigenous health network

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

... a health services researcher and epidemiologist at Laurentian University, who will work with the program. “We will see more nurses, social workers, doctors, coming out of this. It is meant to be supportive ...

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